This is 1 of the 11 interview features as part of our International Women’s Day Special Edition.
By Matthew Ethan Ramli (21S03F)
Photo courtesy of The Business Times
In a one-room HDB flat was a mother fighting to care for her bed-ridden teenage son. He was born with an illness that robbed him of his mobility, but without the means to purchase mobility devices, his mother was his only support in conducting the simplest of tasks. To relieve some of the financial burden, Voluntary Welfare Organisations (now known as Social Service Agencies, or SSAs) supplied the necessary treatments and care. This visit, a part of the weekly Interact Club sessions, was what sparked Ms. Tan Li San’s urge to do her utmost in helping the underprivileged, a personal responsibility that she carries with her till today.Continue reading “International Women’s Day Edition: The ’90s — Ms. Tan Li San”