Speak My Language Episode May 18, 2021

Mei Poh Poh: Beyond Care and Resilience

11:00am - 11:25am

Mei Poh Poh arrived in Canada with merely $400 in her pocket and a determination to build a new life. As a compassionate caregiver, Mei Poh Poh dedicated her time and skills to help anyone she could. After many years of hard work, she was confronted with a variety of health issues within an English-dominant healthcare system. Her unwavering courage to overcome language and physical barriers and her generosity to support the community is unlike anyone else. Produced by Cassandra Ly & Vanessa Myho. Download this episode and access the bilingual transcript at yarrowsociety.ca/meipohpoh.