Category Archives: Maids

Will there be a shortage of Indonesian Maids?

Recently, there has been a question as to whether the supply of Indonesian maids will stay strong in light of recent circumstances. One factor is the improving prospects and economy in Indonesia itself. Speaking in general trends, the reason most … Continue reading

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Accident death from falling out of window

Recently, there has been a tragic accident that highlights our need to always have safety on our mind at all time. Ms Maid (name withheld) was busy preparing dinner for the family when she decided to step a quick trip … Continue reading

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Maid malnutrition on the rise – constant weight drops

Domestic Workers Aid Agencies are worried about the trend of Maids suffering from malnutrition in Singapore. One maid by the name of “Anya” recalls her story about how she lost weight from 56 kg to 47 kg within just 2 … Continue reading

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Simple Cooking

Can you maid cook? Most maids can, but it is always good to try to expand their knowledge of cooking. Luckily, there are some meals that are very simple to make but form delicious food all the same. Here are … Continue reading

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Singaporean-Indian Woman charged for abusing maid.

They say that in the world, there are 2 kinds of people – those who learn from their own mistakes and those who learn from the mistakes of others. In this case, hopefully those reading are of the second kind. … Continue reading

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The maid who has it made!

Many years ago, Ms Rebecca Bustamante was a maid just like all others in Singapore at the age of 19. She cooked, she cleaned, and she went out to buy groceries like all others, diligently saving up money over time… … Continue reading

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Maids of the past – the history of maids

Have you ever wondered about the history of maids? We take them for granted, but people did not have maids since the start of history. In the 19th and 20th century, the economy was flourishing and thus, men and women … Continue reading

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Temptation and Greed – a tragedy waiting to occur

In another country far away, a sad tragedy has happened. Euna Tsekwete, a 32 years old Harare maid from Shamva was found guilty of stealing $700k USD in cash from her employer. In her own words, one day while cleaning … Continue reading

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Erwiana Sulistyaningsih – the heroic Indonesian maid.

Recently, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, an Indonesian maid has had the honor of appearing in Time’s Magazine Top 100 Influential People. As Time Magazine is a prestigious magazine well respected by many, she joins the ranks of other influential people like Bill … Continue reading

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Life of a maid – Enalin Santiago

In the Straits Times, a story has been told about a maid. The maid’s name was Enalin Santiago, who worked for the writer’s family for the period of her contract. Ena’s family has experienced tragedy – Typhoon Haiyan and Yolanda … Continue reading

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