7 Jun 2021
Source: Straits Times
After years of wondering if they were ready enough to be foster parents, Pastor Mak Zhe Hao and his wife Cheng Wenshan finally took the plunge and brought home a five-year-old boy in December.
13 Nov 2021
“We didn’t expect anything with this child, we just wanted her to grow, or evolve at her own pace. But when given the opportunity with a good environment and a lot of attention… she [managed to develop] as a better person,” said Nurasikin, foster mother.
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