Hafidzah Hassan is one who does not really understand the plight and
sufferings of the urban poor, because she sits in the comfort of her
luxurious home and air conditioned office. Even her car that takes her
to wherever she wants to go is airconditioned. Tell me this….how do
you expect the poor to help themselves when they have nothing with them.
And you want them to come down seeking help from the relevant
government authorities. If you want to see how these urban p…
JAYA, Jan 23 — The poor should seek long term solutions to elevate
their status in society. Datuk Hafidzah Hassan, secretary of the urban
well-being department under the purview of the Urban Well-being, Housing
and Local Government
Many options for us to go to for help. Around where I Iive there are at least three outlets – two Churches and one Aid Organization – where you can go to get emergency relief for food. You go there and there will give you enough food to keep you going for two to three days. Every evening beneath the apartment where I live, the Food Van will come at 7.30 pm and you can get enough food to feed you and anyone else in the house for that evening. Hot delicious food. Hell even if we have enough food to eat that night I still do go down there to get the pies…so bloody delicious!
What about the other “needs” and “wants” of life? The needs are all taken care of by our pension….the “wants” I have learned to do without. No new car, no dining out at fancy restaurants, no branded clothing’s, no holidays (who needs holidays when you are living in Melbourne) no “spur of the moment” shopping or buying of things we do not really need.