Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Basic necessities for the underprivileged

KUCHING: The Covid-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone, particularly those from the low-income group who lost their source of income. Thus, the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry is inviting members of the public to help...

Safer, comfortable homes for the needy

KUCHING: The recipients of Sarawak Poor Housing Improvement Project (PPRMS) are truly relieved as they now enjoy safer and more comfortable homes during the rainy season. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said PPRMS is an initiative by the...

Lodge primary school holds charity drive

KUCHING: Lodge National Primary School recently held a charity food drive to help underprivileged families. Various food items were donated by the school’s teachers and pupils to a local non-governmental organisation (NGO), Hope Place. According to a statement by Hope Place,...

Yayasan Sarawak praised for school uniform aid

KUCHING: Pakan assemblyman Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom has praised Yayasan Sarawak for its school uniform aid. He said the programme, which allocated RM200 to each child for the purchase of school uniforms, could ease the financial burden of their...

Containers are home to families

BY INDUN SILONG KUCHING: Surviving on vegetables and chicken parts that have been thrown away by market is an unavoidable choice for Nurul Syafiqah Bujang, 27, who lives in an old shipping container at Jalan Kuap here with her husband...

Iron-Man to the rescue

Amid the frustrations and emotional stress from the Covid-19 pandemic, Sabahan Yohan Charles Jayasuriya tries to lighten up the mood by delivering food aids while disguising himself as Iron-Man. A real-life hero Yohan goes around Penampang, Sabah as the superhero Iron-Man...

STIDC, subsidiaries donate RM80,000

KUCHING: Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) and its subsidiaries yesterday donated RM80,000 to residents of Kampung Rajang, Kampung Jerijeh and Kampung Belawai in conjunction with Ramadan.    The cash assistance to the underprivileged community was given out as a corporate...

Anonymous donor gives food aid to the needy

KUCHING: An anonymous donation of food supply and daily necessities has been made to Kuching South City Council (MBKS) to be distributed to underprivileged families and individuals living in urban areas. According to MBKS, the donation made yesterday was from...

Food aid for Jepak underprivileged

BINTULU: The Jepak state constituency service centre, in collaboration with its village development and security committee (JKKK) on Friday distributed food aid to those in need following the movement control order (MCO). Its assemblyman Datuk Talib Zulpilip, when contacted by...

Meals for Bintulu’s needy

BINTULU: Poor families badly affected by the Covid-19 movement control order (MCO) here received assistance from Extrameal Bintulu recently. According to Extrameal Bintulu founder Francis Ngu Hown Hua, the decision to give the assistance was made because Extrameal Bintulu was concerned about these families...
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Sheda helps construction industry with workers shortage

KUCHING: Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (Sheda) has embarked on a private initiative to assist in a...
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