17 Apr '18, 10am

Blind widower provides massage services in Bedok & Sengkang as means of livelihood

Blind widower provides massage services in Bedok & Sengkang as means of livelihood

Ismail Akbar Abdullah is a masseur who lost his sight at a young age after suffering from a fever. About two months ago, he lost his wife to cancer. Advertisement One passer-by, Mudrique Kay, found out and posted online the conversation he had with Ismail, and called on other Facebook users to raise awareness about the masseur’s business: Although deeply saddened by his wife’s passing, Ismail continues to work as a self-hired masseur as a means of livelihood. Having done so for the past 11 years, he is well-known — and well loved — in the neighbourhoods he operates in. In a show of support for the masseur, Kay’s post has gathered more than 1,200 shares. Advertisement Works 7 days a week Everyday, Ismail sets up his booth either at Sengkang or Bedok and provides a variety of massages, including shoulder, back, and leg massages. He charges low prices of S$8 to S$24 for his s...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/04/blind-man-sengkang-bedok-ma...

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