Hope comes to the aid of widows


DALAT: Hope Place, a non-government organisation, and the Social Welfare Department (JKM) Dalat has come forward to help three elderly disabled widows here.

They received adult diapers from Hope Place and food assistance from the department.

One of the widows is from Kampung Oya while the other two, who are bedridden, are from Kampung Medong here.

The widow from kampong Oya, who lives alone and is in dire circumstances and, at the same time, unable to walk, also received a wheel chair from Hope Place.

During the visit to distribute the food assistance, representatives from JKM Dalat also helped the widows to apply for their Kenyalang Gold Card (KGC).

Meanwhile, Hope Place also gave a contribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to JKM frontline staff, stationed at its office here.

The contribution consists of medical face masks, hand sanitisers and PPE suits. The hand sanitisers were sponsored by the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC), Kuching Chapter.

For more information, Hope Place or Persatuan Kebajikan Harapan Kuching (PKHK) can be reached at 082-505987. Opening hours are from 8am to 5pm from Monday till Friday and 8am to 12pm on Saturday.

Donations are welcome and receipts will be given upon request.  The public can donate directly to their bank account MBB: 511289001160 or go to their Facebook page to get their Sarawak Pay/S PAY GLOBAL QR code.

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