Every mother in the world would feel scared when they leave their children under the care of other people.
“I returned home once in every four years and now I have been working for almost 10 years in Malaysia. Every 4 years I will be going home to visit my children and almost every day I will call them to say hello. Every mother in the world would feel scared when they leave their children under the care of other people.
There was one time when the Malaysian currency was very high and living expenses were very cheap. Now it is more difficult, my children can receive less money compared to the last time because of the condition of the Malaysian currency so I have to allocate more money to sent home. My employer does not provide accommodation for employees, thus I have to rent a house nearby my working place.
What else can I do? I am now trying hard to save as much as possible for my kids and to avoid spending a lot of money in Malaysia.”
Norhayati, 45 years, Surabaya