Making an Impact

Employment Contract for Domestic Workers

We normally do not sign any contract with our Domestic Workers, because it is not practical to regulate specific aspects of domestic work, such as exact hours of work and the work done.However, we encourage you to sign abroad employment contract with your ABCDE: Aya, Bai, Cook, Driver and Everyone…

Dealing with Helper Absenteeism!

On March 16, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

Imagine a scenario where your domestic help lands for work coughing and sneezing: clearly nursing a flu. The question then is what should you do? Praise and encourage the practice as dedication to one’s work, or encourage the helper to take the day off? I would choose the latter. This…

This Holi share happiness!! #SelfiewithHelper Contest

On March 10, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Holi is the festival of colours. It is also known as the festival of love. Let us share some love with the life lines of modern families: Our Helpers at home: Maid, Cook, Driver, Car Cleaners or Dog Walkers Does your family offer decent working conditions to the Helpers in…

What does it take to be grateful?

On March 8, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

Notice for the Women’s day celebrations in my society read: “Nominate a woman who inspires you. We will have a lucky draw to choose the winner for a gift hamper.” I asked my 16-year-old daughter whom to nominate. “Nominate Rehana Aunty!” she suggested. I was surprised because Rehana is our…

Random Act of Kindness!

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

Waiting by the side of the road, for my husband to pick me up, I witnessed an amazing event at a distance. A really old lady was struggling to get down from the auto rickshaw. And, there was a young boy begging at the signal nearby. He saw the lady,…