Students spruce up Ah Ma's drink stall on Ubin

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Madam Lai Huat So, 80, has been selling drinks on weekends in Pulau Ubin for the past 23 years. Ah Ma Drink Stall is a familiar sight to residents and regular visitors to the island.
Above: The refurbished Ah Ma's Drink Stall along Jalan Jelutong on Pulau Ubin, after a group of NUS students rebuilt it using kampung-style construction methods. Below: Madam Lai Huat So runs the drink stall - seen here before it was spruced up - wit
Above: The refurbished Ah Ma's Drink Stall along Jalan Jelutong on Pulau Ubin, after a group of NUS students rebuilt it using kampung-style construction methods. ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH, LIM YAOHUI
Above: The refurbished Ah Ma's Drink Stall along Jalan Jelutong on Pulau Ubin, after a group of NUS students rebuilt it using kampung-style construction methods. Below: Madam Lai Huat So runs the drink stall - seen here before it was spruced up - wit
Above: Madam Lai Huat So runs the drink stall - seen here before it was spruced up - with her daughter Ivy Choo. ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH, LIM YAOHUI
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A rundown drink stall on Pulau Ubin has been given a new lease of life.

The 23-year-old Ah Ma's Drink Stall in Jalan Jelutong was weather-beaten and leaning dangerously because the ground was sinking.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 01, 2018, with the headline Students spruce up Ah Ma's drink stall on Ubin. Subscribe