A Home Away from Home…
Founded in 2005, the Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training (FAST) is a charity supported by MOM and is approved as an Institute of a Public Character (IPC).
The key objectives of FAST is as follows:
Skills Training: To add value to the skill sets of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) working in Singapore to enhance their future employability and benefit their employers and local community as a whole
Social Support: Provide a 24-hour helpline, Befrienders Service, free mediation, pro bono legal assistance and a humanitarian assistance fund for FDWs
Work Life Balance: Set up a clubhouse to provide social, recreational and educational activities for FDWs