Ragad Foundation donates food to needy

Ragad (third left) hands over donations during a ‘Kamek Prihatin’ programme in Kota Padawan.

KUCHING: Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Ragad Kurdi Taib, wife of Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, recently donated food baskets to over 20 persons under a programme called ‘Kamek Prihatin’.

This was part of Ragad Foundation’s collaboration with Sarawak National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) to assist the needy to withstand the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rice, sugar, and other basic necessities were handed over to senior citizens, the disabled, and those in the B40 income group during a ceremony held at SJK Chung Hua Batu 10 Basketball Hall, Kota Padawan.

Accompanying Ragad at the ceremony were Batu Kitang MP Lo Khere Chiang and the acting chief executive officer of Ragad Foundation Datuk Riffai Husain.

The foundation had also distributed 300 food baskets to needy families around Phase 2 Kampung Asajaya and Kota Padawan.