28 Mar '18, 9am

[Mothership] Behind each of these study spaces of S’porean students, lies a poignant story https://t.co/cRUT5EIjF1

Tampines Street 22, 2-room rental flat, Living room desk For the single mother and her two daughters aged 9 and 8, living in a rental flat following a painful divorce was a difficult experience at first. The block has both security and sanitation issues. However, she shares that the social services available are excellent, providing child-minding services as well as safe spaces for the families t o retreat to in times of need. The girls share the table with her. Much of the furniture pictured are either donations or on loan from self-help organisations. At the time the photograph was taken, the family was trying to figure out how to arrange a bed that has been donated to them in the tiny bedroom. The mother holds a full-time job with DOT and provides beauty services at home to supplement her income. The girls are motivated students ― independent, empathetic and brave ― qua...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/behind-each-of-these-study-...

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