Singapore foster mum coaxes teenager to come out of her shell

Nadia (not her real name) is now very close to her foster mother, Madam Faridah Ahmad, and turns to her for advice on her problems.
Nadia (not her real name) is now very close to her foster mother, Madam Faridah Ahmad, and turns to her for advice on her problems.PHOTO: COURTESY OF FARIDAH AHMAD

SINGAPORE - Nadia (not her real name) wants to be a baker and sell kueh after she graduates.

Her dream was nurtured by her foster mother, Madam Faridah Ahmad, who taught her how to bake cookies last year.

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