Tag: cardboard collectors

Progress Singapore Party joins fundraiser aiming to help elderly cardboard collectors

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has pledged to take part in a fundraiser aiming to help elderly cardboard collectors. Organised by non-profit community organisation, Happy People Helping People (HPHP), the unique initiative invites political party representatives to join elderly cardboard collectors to collect cardboard as members...

High praise for PAP MP Lily Neo who helped relocate elderly cardboard collectors

Two elderly cardboard collectors who had their collection point at Chinatown shutdown have now been relocated to a much nearer one by People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP) Lily Neo. Initially, when their cardboard collection point at Chinatown was closed down, two elderly...

Elderly cardboard collectors struggle to walk up to 30 minutes after their Chinatown collection point shuts down

Two elderly ladies who collect and sell cardboard for a living spoke about how much harder their jobs became when a collection point at Chinatown was shut down, causing them to have to walk up to 30 minutes more, pushing their heavy trollies, to...

Inspiring NTU student starts project to raise awareness about and funds for elderly cardboard collectors

Singapore—21-year-old Adrian Foo obviously believes that little drops of water make a mighty ocean. This student from Nanyang Technological University collects the five-cent coins that some people might find annoying or useless. But he does this not for himself, but to help Singapore’s elderly...