28 Mar '11, 7am

“For people like me, charity is not the answer. We want a job to keep our heads high with dignity,” Mdm Tan...

This website reported last week that Mdm Tan had narrated her plight to the Singapore Democrats during our walkabout in the constituency last Thursday evening. It was obvious that Mdm Tan was in dire straits, living in her three-room flat with three sons. The six-member SDP team returned to visit Mdm Tan yesterday during our walkabout at the constituency. The visit was kept low-key and private at the request of Mdm Tan. Among the team were Mr Gandhi Ambalam, Ms Jaslyn Go, and Mr Sylvester Lim (pictured). We brought along some food stuffs and other basic necessities for the family. A medical doctor was also in the SDP team to render assistance to the boys who looked like in poor health. All of them were diagnosed as having eye infection. The team stayed and chatted with Mdm Tan who said that she had inculcated in her children not to depend on charity. “For people like me, c...

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