Tuesday, August 3, 2021

BKIT

More single mothers eligible for aid

KUCHING: The criteria and requirements for single mothers in Sarawak to qualify for the one-off RM300 Financial Aid for Single Mothers (BKIT) scheme have been improved, including the poverty line income (PLI) eligibility being increased from RM960 to RM1,020. Welfare,...

Separated wives can apply too

KUCHING: Female breadwinners or single mothers are also eligible to apply for ‘Bantuan Khas Ibu Tunggal’ or the Special Aid for Single Mothers (BKIT) in Sarawak, said Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. The Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and...

MoF urged to up aid criterion

BY TANIA LAM & VOON YIH BOON KUCHING: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) should use RM1,200 as the poverty line income (PLI) eligibility criterion for the one-off RM300 Financial Aid for Single Mothers (BKIT) scheme under the National Economic Recovery...

214 benefit from single-mother special aid

BY TANIA LAM & VOON YIH BOON KUCHING: To date, a total of RM64,200 in Single Mothers Special Aid (BKIT) has been channelled to 214 recipients in Sarawak, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri...
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