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Media Features

Fostering

Media Features
Our Stories - Hope and Healing 

Media features

 

More singaporeans chose to fosterlast year amid pandemic   

The Straits Times (Online) (7 June 2021)

 

Can ask meh: Loving my foster childrenwith special needs 

Our Grandfather story (Video) (24 May 2021)

 

 Mr Brown: Michael and Irene's Journey Pt 1

Mr Brown (Online) (10 Dec 2020)

 

 

Mr Brown: Michael and Irene's Journey Pt 2 

Mr Brown (Online) (11 Dec 2020)

 

10 interesting things you probably didn'tknow about Fostering in Singapore 


Cheekiemonkies (Online) (27 Nov 2020) 

              

Twin Foster Parents celeberates Hari Rayawith their foster child 


Rice Media (Online) (4 Dec 2020) 

 

 

Foster Children add to Family's Festive Joy

The Straits Times (Online) (Mon, 25 May 2020)

 


 

Twin foster parents celeberates Hari Rayawith their foster child

Berita Mediacorp (Online) (Fri 22 May 2020)


 

 

More support, benefits forFoster families in Singapore


Channel NewsAsia (Online) (Sat, 16 Nov 2019) 

 

 

Senior couple chose to showerlove to their Foster child with special needs


Suria Berita (Online) (Sat, 16 Nov 2019) 

 

 

The Challenges and Joys as Foster Parents


8World (Thu, 14 Nov 2019) 

 

 

Strengthened support for abused andneglected children proposed in amendmentsto Children and Young Persons Act

Channel NewsAsia (Online) Mon, 5 Aug 2019)

 

 

Vasantham Penggal (Tues, 24 Sep 2019)

 

Mother of all jobs: Foster mum of 19 years is still going strong (Wed, 3 Jul 2019)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Our foster mother, Mdm Thiravingadam Sembugavalie, winning the Lifetime Award for Indian Women of the Year Awards 2019, organised by Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Parents who treat foster children like their flesh and blood (Sat, 9 Mar 2019)

 

MSF Fostering Scheme on Hao 96.3FM (Fri, 1 Mar 2019)

 

A handbook and educational guide for foster parents

Source: [Berita Harian] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Opening hearts to kids with special needs (Sun, 22 July 2018)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Suria Lensa Ramadan Episode 5 (Wed, 20 June 2018)

 

Not a biological or adopted child, but mum is a shelter in times of storm (Mon, 28 May 2018)

Source: [Lianhe Zaobao] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Vasantham Talkshow Achamillai Achamillai (Thurs, 10 May 2018)

 

Interview with Foster Mother Ms Joy Shuo

MSF Foster Mother Ms Joy Shuo shares her fostering experience on Channel 8’s Frontline programme. Friday, 9 May 2014.

 

 Interview with Foster Mother Mdm Sartha

MSF Foster Mother Mdm Sartha shares her fostering experience on 50Faces. Wed, 1 Apr 2015. http://www.50faces.sg/ 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Get involved and help change the foster care narrative in Singapore

The media has a great ability to bring awareness to the needs of our most vulnerable children. We are keen for more media coverage to spread the word about fostering as wide as possible.

For media-related opportunities, you can send an email to fostering@msf.gov.sg.


 

Opening hearts to kids with special needs (Sun, 22 July 2018)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction