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PADAWAN: Twenty-seven farmers in Mambong and Tarat state constituencies received assistance for their livestock rearing projects here on Tuesday (Jul 14).

The handing over ceremony was graced by Agriculture, Native Land Regional Development Assistant Minister Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn. He explained that the RM330,000  assistance in the form of cash and kinds was part of the state government’s special allocation.

The initiative was well received by the recipients who were local farmers.

Steven Bultan Garon

STEVEN BULTAN GARON, KAMPUNG SINJOK

‘The assistance will help my business to progress.
“I will use it to expand the area for breeding my cows.’ 

Mark Octavius Ricky Lawat

MARK OCTAVIUS RICKY LAWAT, KAMPUNG PRUTAN

‘I will use the assistance to help other needy farmers.
“I will distribute the piglets for breeding by other farmers.’

Wylie Khoo

WYLIE KHOO, KAMPUNG SEGU BUNUK

‘Thank you to the Sarawak government and the Department of Veterinary Services.
‘I am breeding ducks. Now, there is a demand for salted eggs but I do not have enough ducks to supply the eggs. This assistance I receive will help me in many ways.’

Yahya Jawub

YAHYA JAWUB, KAMPUNG SARIG

 “I am getting more pigs for my farm. The assistance will help me expand my pig breeding business.’

Presley Williams

PRESLEY WILLIAMS, KAMPUNG SADIR

‘I am thankful to the state government for helping me.  I will use the input  I receive to  improve my farm.’

Brandah Saet

BRANDAH SAET, KAMPUNG BERADU

‘I am grateful to be chosen as one of the participants for the project.  “I will use the money to make more animal pens and buy animals for my farm.’