Pasir Ris e-scooter accident

Readers offer jobs, financial help - and even fish

Madam Ang Liu Kiow, seen here with her husband Leong Loon Wah, was hit by an e-scooter and suffered severe head injuries.
Madam Ang Liu Kiow, seen here with her husband Leong Loon Wah, was hit by an e-scooter and suffered severe head injuries.ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF

Close to 20 strangers have knocked on Mr Leong Loon Wah's door with offers of help since late last month when his family's plight was highlighted in The Straits Times.

Most offered cash donations while others volunteered to pay his electricity and water bills, sponsor his youngest son's polytechnic education and provide free therapy services for his wife.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 31, 2018, with the headline 'Readers offer jobs, financial help - and even fish'. Print Edition | Subscribe