The Remarkable Saskia is a wife and mum of 3 boys. She has a degree in economics and marketing and worked as a commodity broker and trader for 13 years, mostly in London.
She works for Missionbeat in Sydney who have been serving the city’s homeless for 35 years. Saskia drives one of Missionbeat’s patrol vans looking out for people in distress and providing them with support.
In this podcast, Saskia discusses the work that she does and the increasing crisis of homelessness, not just in Sydney, but also around Australia. Her insights into life on the streets and the logistics of meeting the immediate needs of all those who require help are sobering and alarming.