Date: Feb 05, 2019
By: Liao Shu-ling / Staff reporter
Two social workers in Yunlin County yesterday invited three immigrant single parents to a traditional Lunar New Year’s eve banquet to help ease their homesickness.
Lin Li-na (林麗娜), who has a son in junior-high school, said that visiting her home country, Indonesia, was a luxury that she could not afford, as the airfare alone would cost about NT$50,000 (US$1,626).
Lin added that she dared not fly because she has asthma.
Wu Mu-ni (吳木妮), another Indonesian, who was married to a Taiwanese who passed away two decades ago, said she has had a hard time raising her children alone and that returning home is almost impossible for her. [FULL STORY]