Hope Place springs into action after flash floods hit

The handover of aid at Dewan Balai Raya Taman Desa Wira, Batu Kawa.

KUCHING: Hope Place has responded immediately to the flood situation here by handing out aid to flood victims at several evacuation centres on Tuesday night (Jan 12).

The first evacuation centre Hope Place visited was Dewan Balai Raya Taman Desa Wira, Batu Kawa, and food and other basic necessities were given to 35 victims from Taman Sri Emas.

Next location was SK Matu Baru where team members handed out aid to 16 families from Bintawa Hilir.

Among the items were instant noodles, biscuits, malt drinks, drinking water, mattresses, blankets and pillows.

Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan (third left) handing over aid to Bintawa Hilir community leader Penghulu Lahan Sabu (second right).

Hope Place is grateful to all donors and sponsors who have consistently supported their efforts in helping the communities in Kuching. 

With the continuous contributions, Hope Place is able to aid those in need.

For more information, Hope Place or Persatuan Kebajikan Harapan Kuching can be reached at 082-505987.

Opening hours are from 8.30am-5.30pm from Mondays to Fridays, and 8.30am-12.30pm on Saturdays. 

All donations are welcomed and receipts will be given upon request.