CREATING CHANGE

Poverty is rarely as simple as it looks.

MWS is working to alleviate poverty in Singapore.

We’ve worked on it for almost 40 years now, but it’ll take yet more persistence.

Singapore is an affluent, first world country.

So when faced with a topic like poverty, many of us are not aware of the facts…

Poverty is a present and major issue in Singapore!

Not convinced?

Read more on the topic:

Note: Links out to 3rd party websites which are not affiliated to MWS. 

by Teo You Yenn

What is poverty? What is inequality? How are they connected? How are they reproduced? How might they be overcome? Why should we try?

Debt reduction improves psychological and cognitive function

The psychological impact of debt adds on to the financial burden, making it tough for the poor to escape poverty.

One Family’s Life Under Chronic Debt

One wrong move, and it all falls apart.

To Tackle Inequality, Stop Expecting The Same Rules To Make A Difference

Is poverty inevitable in Singapore, or is it a failure of imagination to think so?

Alleviating poverty in Singapore is a long-term commitment, and we need people to give regularly so that we can help to create the predictability our beneficiaries need.

FOR JUST

A DAY

You can give the gift of choice and dignity.

Help us break the poverty cycle.

References:

Irene Y. H. Ng (2013): Multistressed Low-Earning Families in Contemporary Policy Context: Lessons from Work Support Recipients in Singapore, Journal of Poverty, 17:1, 86-109
Department of Statistics Singapore (2020) Key Household Income Trends, 2020. ISSN 2591-7374
Ministry of Social and Family Development (2020) Comcare Trends Report FY2015-2019. Statistics Series Paper No. 8/2020
Department of Statistics Singapore (2018) Household Expenditure Survey 2017/18

Irene Y. H. Ng (2013): Multistressed Low-Earning Families in Contemporary Policy Context: Lessons from Work Support Recipients in Singapore, Journal of Poverty, 17:1, 86-109
Department of Statistics Singapore (2020) Key Household Income Trends, 2020. ISSN 2591-7374
Ministry of Social and Family Development (2020) Comcare Trends Report FY2015-2019. Statistics Series Paper No. 8/2020
Department of Statistics Singapore (2018) Household Expenditure Survey 2017/18

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