China Press, p.C5 (9 February 2022)
Eighty charitable organisations nationwide receive a total of RM1mil financial aid from Da Ma Cai as part of its annual Community Aid Charity Programme.
At a presentation ceremony, Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd managing director Tan Kong Han said RM380,000 was donated to 30 charity bodies located within Klang Valley, while 24 charitable organisations in the Northern Region located in Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak will be getting financial aid worth a total of RM300,000.
“As for the Southern Region, 22 charity homes in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor will be receiving RM280,000 in total. 4 organisations in Pahang will also receive a total of RM40,000.”
Tan Kong Han said that this community sharing and caring outreach initiatives will go towards providing financial aid to assist deserving charity centres affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“There is an absolute need for delivering basic life needs and care to underprivileged senior citizens and it is especially difficult for us to secure resources during this challenging time,” said Pertubuhan
“Our Centre have to convert the physical classes to virtual one-to-one teaching and therapy session during the lockdown period. Therefore we have to invest on infrastructure and technology as we are committed to not let any student be without education. We are glad that this financial aid will help us to continue with our cause in providing the basic in education for children with down syndrome,” Executive Director of Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation, Angie Heng said.