poverty

WHY OUR ELDERLY GET LESS PAYOUT THAN COUNTRIES WITH LOWER GDP?

A netizen suggested for the government to stop elderly poverty by raising our non-contributory pension and giving an average payout of $800. Why is it that elderly elsewhere with lower GDP per capita is receiving more than those in Singapore? Does it make sense?

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MAKCIK SHOUTED AT FOR BEING UNABLE TO AFFORD BREAKFAST, GETS TO EAT AFTER KIND SOUL PAYS FOR HER

A kind soul witnessed an elderly Malay lady who was shouted at by another man in the queue after she had trouble paying for her breakfast due to a lack of money. Feeling sorry for the woman, the kind lady decided to pay for the elderly lady.

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HDB FORCING SINGLE MUM & KIDS TO WORK TO MEET PAYMENT DEMANDS

I am a single mum of a dropout kid who has to work alongside me as HDB refuses to grant our 3 room flat at Greenview if we're unable to meet their changing demands. I'm already working 2 jobs with high blood pressure and only having 3 hours of sleep daily just to ensure I have a roof over my head.

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SINGLE MUM GETS EVICTED FROM HOME BY BANK, SENDS KIDS TO SCHOOL WITH NO MONEY

Madam Shireen is a 34 years old mother of 4 kids, 2 boys are her own, while the other 2 girls are left to her care due to their own broken family left behind by their own parents. She also has a mother whom she’s the only caregiver full time, and thus she’s unable to find work that’s too far away.

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