President Halimah commends mosque that opened doors to people sleeping rough - The Independent Singapore News
Singapore — During hard times such as these, it is always welcome news to hear of communities stepping up to help. President Halimah Yacob recently commended the Assyakirin Mosque at Yung An Road in Jurong for helping those in need, especially the homeless. A 2019 study found that there were about 1,000 people living on …
A 2019 study found that there were about, and it is possible that there are more now, given the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.Among the initiatives to help those who sleep rough arelaunched in July 2019 by the Ministry of Family and Social Development (MSF).
- Advertisement 1-The Assyakirin Mosque, which Madam Halimah visited on Wednesday (Jan 19), is part of the PEERS network. The mosque has been offerin a Safe, Sound Sleeping Place (S3P). These are safe environments found inpublic, community or religion-based facilities, which are designated for the homeless and rough sleepers to get some rest at night.Read more: The Independent Singapore »
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