January 22, 2015

Sibu People :Miss Ida Mamora

I attended the Methodist Secondary School, like all my relatives who belong to the Methodist Church.

One of the best features of my secondary school life was the opportunity of making friends with teachers from different countries, different ethnic groups. We were trained in a way to be World Citizens long before the idea caught on. Our Principal Mr. KV Wiltshire was a man of vision and mission.
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One of the best teachers and most influential teachers we have is Miss Ida Mamora, of Batak  Indonesian descent, from a great missionary family. She is especially endearing because she initiated almost all of us into the world of culinary arts. Besides she speaks really good Foochow.

Sibu Tales : Making Bah Gui from Scratch

The pioneering families of Sibu Foochows continued to practise the  adoption of girls from poor families who become their maids (slaves). ...