Story of Zhen and Her Family

Absence of Breadwinners
  • Father died of stage 4 cancer
  • Unemployed single mother with three children
  • Mother suffered from serious mental health issue
  • Two children have special educational needs
  • One child suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Extreme Poverty
  • Entire saving spent on father’s cancer treatment
  • Household of five living on CSSA for two
  • Living in a subdivided flat on rooftop

Mother’s Day Tributes

It takes an immense amount of courage for our families to share their personal journeys, given that they have been through extreme and sometimes traumatic hardships.  Zhen told the South China Morning Post how she found the strength to soldier on despite challenges on bereavement and coronavirus misery.

Words From Zhen

  • “Life is difficult, but I’m thankful that I have learned the importance of self-love through the support of CSF. I have prepared a birthday gift for myself the first time in my life, thanking myself for my dedication to my family.”

  • “After my husband died, what I did was try to encourage my children on a daily basis and be a role model to show them how life still goes on. I felt more positive when my home is kept in its pristine state.”

Celebrating A Soul-Good Journey

Once on the verge of collapse, Zhen and her family have transformed tremendously. A self-love advocate, Zhen is now proud to share her own story with other crisis families. Our first “SOUL Good” celebration dinner symbolizes an important milestone this family – watch now!


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