KUCHING: Nine organisations in Padawan and Mambong near here have received Minor Rural Project (MRP) grants totalling RM22,000.
Sanjan Daik, the political secretary to Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen, handed out the cheques recently.
Borneo Evangelical Church, Rekap received RM2,000 while Persatuan Veteran Angkatan Tentera Malaysia, Mambong branch received RM3,000.
The other organisations were St Alban’s Church, Kg Duras (RM3,000); St Stephen Church Kg Sg Duuh (RM3,000); JKKK Kg Tebia Kemas (RM2,000); Pertubuhan Penduduk Kg Bangau (RM2,000); Kelab Belia Kg Simuti (RM2,000); JKKK Kg Simboh (RM2,000) and JKKK Kg Bengoh (RM3,000).
The organisations hoped that Chong would continue helping them as they really needed funds to upgrade the basic amenities in their villages, apart from needing the fund to carry out various activities.
Meanwhile, Pastor Khoo Yin Nyen of Borneo Evangelical Church, Rekap said the money would be used to upgrade facilities for the convenience of church members.
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