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Single mothers receive food baskets

SARATOK: A total of 300 food baskets were distributed to members of the Kalaka Branch Single Mothers Association (Pitsa) by Kalaka assemblyman Datuk Abdul Wahab Aziz recently. The donation was received by Pitsa Kalaka Branch chairperson Saadiah Harun. Councillor Dayang Rosnah...

Food aid for 100 single mothers

KABONG: A total of 100 members from the Sarawak Single Mothers Association (Pitsa) Kabong branch recently received basic food necessities. Pitsa stated that this is the second time the contribution was channelled to its members since the implementation of the...

Single mothers push forward despite challenges

BY BALKISH AWANG This article is in conjunction with Mother’s Day which is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in most countries, including Malaysia. This year it falls on May 9. SINGLE mothers Samsiah Othman, Noorhayati Yusof and Noor Shakilah...

Single mothers, young women urged to take up short courses

KUCHING: Single mothers and young women are encouraged to participate in short courses conducted by Kuching Community College (KCC) to improve their skills and form a knowledgeable community. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Law, State-Federal Relationship and Project...

Company lends help to needy groups

KUCHING: Kaliman Timber Corporation Sdn Bhd (Kaliman Timber) recently contributed food assistance to needy families in Kampung Blimbin Krokong, Bau and Taman Sri Maya, Kuching. The food assistance consisted of 200 bags of rice and it is to support the...

10 single mothers attending tailoring course

BY IVY MARIA CHRISTOPHER BAU: A sewing course held by Mas Gading Community College (KKMG) attracted 10 single mothers from the Sarawak Single Mothers’ Association (Pitsa) Kampung Haji Baki branch last Thursday (Mar 25). The programme is one of the short...

Needy single mothers receive food parcels

MIRI: A single mother's assistance group from Harmony’s Welfare and Social club distributed food parcels to 128 needy single mothers in this district last Saturday. Most of the essential items such as rice and cooking oil were donated by Senadin...

Increase financial assistance

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) chief Wilfred Yap has urged the government to reduce bureaucratic red tape and simplify the procedures for those applying for government-related assistance. He said this was to ensure these families...

Elderly woman loses RM10k to online scam

SIBU: An elderly woman here lost RM10,000 after falling victim to a online welfare agency scam last Tuesday. Sibu district police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said it started when the victim received a friend request from a Facebook account...

Ministry expands free business registration

KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) will expand its free business registration initiative to B40 youth and single mothers to stimulate and boost the growth of domestic trade sector due to impact of the Covid-19...
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Yayasan Petronas donates iPads to over 2,000 underprivileged students

KUCHING: Yayasan Petronas, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), donated an iPad each, including  data connectivity, to...
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