Mother’s Day 2021: This Single Mum Used to Have “No Hope, No Dream”

HCSA Dayspring SPIN has supported this single mum with child-minding, skills upgrading and even refurbishing of her house, to give her hopes and dreams for the future.

Mdm Begam, a single parent at Dayspring SPIN, once said that she had “no hope, no dream”. She was a masterful seamstress whose passion for garment design and sewing dwindled after building a family at 20 years old.

Raising five kids on her own is no easy feat. It was hard for Mdm Begam to find a suitable job as she had to stay home to look after her family, especially one of her sons who has autism.

HCSA Dayspring SPIN - E&S Blessing Celebrating Dreams

E&S Blessing, a long-time partner of SPIN, supported her needs and mentored her in her home-based sewing business. They eventually launched the Celebrating Dreams project in 2019 selling kids’ aprons sewn by Mdm Begam!

Bringing her children out on excursions used to be a monumental task for Mdm Begam, but with the help of her befriender Shermaine, her kids can now go for more outings and enjoy themselves. To create a more conducive environment for studying and working, volunteers and donors from SPIN also helped Mdm Begam refurbish her flat. 💛

We are proud of her for doing her best with motherhood! SPIN will continue supporting single parents in their journey too.

Celebrating Dreams - E&S Blessing x Mdm Begam

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