16 Sep '16, 7pm

For the elderly in Singapore, getting by just got a little easier thanks to a #generous street vendor

It’s increasingly difficult for older people to get by in Singapore, but one street vendor isn’t about to let any seniors go hungry. Wang Li Er, 65, has been selling food at her stand, Cambridge Hong Kong Pig Roast, in Singapore for about 50 years, she told food blog Miss Tiam Chiak. In that time, she’s perfected her suckling pig and duck recipes ― and now she gives some of those meals away to elderly customers. The cook doles out coupons for older people to redeem when they are in need of something to eat, she said in a video Tiger Beer produced to spotlight her work. The local beverage company is currently featuring videos about other area vendors to help “preserve” Singapore’s street food culture. “I don’t have many skills. Neither do I have an education,” Er said in Tiger Beer’s video. “So I use food to give back to society and to the needy.” Her effort come at an ausp...

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