Mdm Suliawati, is the mother of four children living in Lengkok Bahru. Her husband, Mr Mansoor had a mild stroke during work, and as a result, he suffers from vertigo and sometimes experiences headaches and loss of balance.
Mr Anuar, is a father of 7 children living in the Bukit Ho Swee area. His next-door neighbour, Mdm Lai, is an elderly who recently faced mobility issues. Mr Anuar would go down to the Beo Crescent Market & Food Centre daily to buy food for Mdm Lai.
Wet markets, NTUC, Giant, Cold Storage….the same type of food carries varying degree of cost in different localities and supermarkets. Cost and choices are a luxury for many people, in particularly those experiencing hard times.
“I Wish You Enough” was a very memorable experience for me. Not only was it my first time helping out in such a large scale event, trying new things such as cutting Tau Kwa – a surprisingly difficult task.
The “I Wish You Enough” movement was a really wonderful experience for me and I learnt a lot about what we can do to build our community spirit. My family and I went down to assist in the preparation for the Rojak making.
My family had tied our self-made “I Wish You Enough” towel on our front gate a week before the TV news featured the movement. The morning after the news coverage, we were surprised to find that our neighbour had hung her towel with her own “I Wish You Enough” tag.
Mr Ng resides with his family at one of the rental blocks in Redhill area. For many of us who knows Mr Ng, the strengths and assets that he brings to the community takes precedence over him being a mere individual of deficits and social assistance.
Neighbourliness to me is to be compassionate and friendly towards your neighbours. It can be the smallest thing such as holding the lift for your neighbour as they enter or leave the lift, greeting with a smile on their face.
We were first introduced to Santi and her family in 2017, when we participated in SCC’s Lou Hei Celebration. Back then, we found out that Santi had just lost her husband and was struggling with the changes – a new job and taking care of her two children (a pre-schooler and a young teenager).
David stays in a rental flat at Beo Crescent estate with his parents and younger brother. When he was in Primary 6 in 2018, David had scored a grade “D” for English in the previous year, despite having been enrolled in a tuition class.
With the help of KeyStart Access Fund, Mr Borhan moved into his new home with his 3 teenage children, in January 2019. It was a bittersweet moment when he received the cheque from the KeyStart Team to pay for the cash shortfall he needed for his flat