Skip to content
Free local deliveries for orders S$100 and above.
Free local deliveries for orders S$100 and above.

homeless: The Untold Story of a Mother’s Struggle in ‘Crazy Rich’ Singapore

by Epigram
Original price $21.00 - Original price $21.00
Original price
$21.00
$21.00 - $21.00
Current price $21.00

Liyana Dhamirah

Paperback

9789814845571

 

Ten years ago, Liyana Dhamirah was in a precarious situation: at 22, she was heavily pregnant and had no place to call home.

 

For Liyana, home was often unstable. Once a bright teenager full of optimism, she faced uncertainty and found no support from family, government agencies and welfare groups. She had nowhere to go, no one to turn to. When she started living on a beach in Sembawang, she discovered a community of people—families—who were homeless just like her. They stuck together and watched out for each other, even when there were raids. She learned that in prosperous Singapore, the homeless are not always identifiable by appearance alone.

 

Months later, journalists eventually uncovered Liyana’s story and how she navigated a bureaucracy of obstacles. Today she is a successful entrepreneur and this is her memoir.