Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cleaning – The Tools of the Trade

A carpenter cannot work without his hammer, his saw and nails. In the same way, a maid cannot clean properly if she does not have the right tools. Not all tools are created equally, of course. You will not use … Continue reading

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Windows – the Deadly Trap

Every year, many maids lose their lives by falling out of the window while cleaning. Indeed, counting from 2010 over 75 maids have lost their lives in such a manner. Such tragedies should not and has not gone unnoticed by … Continue reading

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The Invisible People – Our domestic workers

Singaporeans have had a history with its foreign, domestic population. In the past, Singapore were made up of many brave folks who took the first leap and set off from their home countries – China, Malaysia, India and so on … Continue reading

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SIP – Settling In Programme – what is it?

Foreign domestic workers (a.k.a Maids) have much to learn when they come to Singapore. It is not simply a matter of whether they are qualified for their job of housekeeping. “Cultural Shock” is a big issue too that can cause … Continue reading

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Myanmar Maids – Times are changing

Myanmar Maids are a very popular nationality for the purpose of being a maid. Not only are they soft, undemanding and restrained, they are also considered to be very cheap in terms of hiring price. However, perhaps that is considered … Continue reading

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Just Communication – what to do if your maid has weak English skills?

Singaporeans are blessed with the requirements of being educated to understand 2 languages in school. This gives them a good lesson in their daily life – one can understand the fear, the frustration that arises when one is unable to … Continue reading

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