Humanely Helping Out Strangers

Over the years, the issue of foreign migrant workers entering our land has been long debatable especially when they overstay or cause social disputes. But a Singaporean property writer and well known speaker, Khalil Adis, views them from a different perspective.

When he was on his regular stay at WOLO Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur (KL), he witnessed real life situations of Nepalese migrant workers’ survival plight on a stranger’s land such as having low salaries, lack of healthcare access, keeping debts to settle to their agents or the authorities and living in a poor cramped dormitory while struggling to keep their jobs’ secured and continuing life.

Humanely Helping Out Strangers
The proud recipients of the donated mattresses

As the workers were doing their jobs to ensure the safety, security and house-keeping for Khalil’s stay, he saw honesty and hardworking attitude shown by them which touched his heart to assist them in accommodating to a better living condition.

He recently initiated a project of donating mattresses and groceries to the workers as their deplorable living environment related to his past life when he was once homeless in his teen years. Unexpected overwhelming positive responses from Singaporeans and Malaysians had him turn down a few because of his limitation of delivering the task with no transportation except via Uber.

To date, he has delivered eight mattresses to migrant workers living in Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, and yet to send 12 more as he welcomes any volunteers in KL to assist him in a ride for completing the task and clearing his backlog.

Any volunteers out there would like to give a helping hand to Khalil and the migrant workers, get in touch with “Nepalese in Malaysia Support Group” FB page for more information on the project.

Humanely Helping Out Strangers

Over the years, the issue of foreign migrant workers entering our land has been long debatable especially when they overstay or cause social disputes. But a Singaporean property writer and well known speaker, Khalil Adis, views them from a different perspective. When he was on his regular stay at WOLO Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur (KL), he witnessed real life situations of Nepalese migrant workers’ survival plight on a stranger’s land

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