Sunday, August 29, 2021

Perais

Assisting the OKU to generate income

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) organised an online fertigation farming course for people with disabilities (OKU) to generate income, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. The online course via Zoom was organised together with its committee members and in collaboration...

Association wants comprehensive assistance for OKU

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) wants persons with disability (OKU) be given comprehensive assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit said OKU Sarawak wants to present a memorandum to the Prime Minister’s Department on their...

Call to postpone classes in red, orange zones

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) has urged the Education Ministry (MOE) and Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to consider postponing schooling sessions in red and orange zones. Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit made the call following a recent case...

Perais calls off upcoming activities

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) has postponed and cancelled upcoming activities as well as meetings until further notice. This is following the association’s president Rapelson Richard Hamit having to undergo a 14-day quarantine after a swab test due...

Perais welcomes govt’s latest initiative

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) welcomes the government’s initiative to increase the maximum salary eligibility limit for recipients of Disabled Workers Allowance (EPC) from RM1,200 to RM1,500. Perais president Rapelson Richard Hamit pointed out that the government should consider...

RM20k granted for special needs development

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) recently received a grant worth RM20,000 which will be used for the development programme of people with special needs (OKU). The grant was given by Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Willie Mongin,...

Expedite aids to the disabled

KUCHING: Food baskets and other assistance from the government and Social Welfare Department (JKM) should be expedited to ensure there is sufficient food for the needy with disabilities, said Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) president Rapelson Richard Hamit. “Many people...

Perais wants Bengkel Seri Sarawak upgraded to PwD Academy

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) has proposed that the Bengkel Seri Sarawak in Kota Samarahan be upgraded into an academy for persons with disabilities (PwD). Perais president Rapelson Richard Hamit said the proposed academy should be placed under...

Hope for more aid to OKU

KUCHING: The 2021 Budget is not comprehensive for people with disabilities (OKU), opined Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) president Rapelson Richard Hamit. Today he said the OKU group, senior citizens, and single mothers should be given more attention. He noted that...

Budget should also focus on disabled

KUCHING: Budget 2021 should be exclusive and comprehensive for all walks of life in Malaysia without the need to make Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals. “This is because not everyone is an EPF contributor such as masseurs, street musicians (buskers),...
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‘Make Bonnie a Datuk’

KUCHING:  Majlis Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Manis) hopes that Bonnie Bunyau Gustin will be awarded the title of Datuk for...
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