Until the 1990s, foreign domestic helpers mostly came from the Philippines.
Now, that meant more than simply having the number of domestic helpers halved.
At the age of 11, after scraping together some money as a domestic helper, she bought her own guitar.
She taught, sewed, and even worked as a domestic helper.
She decided to work as a domestic helper in Singapore thinking that this could be the answer to her problems.
Since at least the 1930's, Americans have thought of robots as prospective domestic helpers, the answer to the servant problem.
In particular, foreign domestic helpers have become an integral part of the household since the late 1980s.
Many domestic helpers who have children at their employers' homes would also like to join the computer basic workshops too.
His mother took work as a domestic helper and moved her son and 13-year-old daughter, Cheryl, into a project.
Many of them are women applying as nurses or domestic helpers and personal service workers.