Nanyang Siang Pau (19 March 2021)
Eighty charitable organisations nationwide receive a total of RM1 million financial aid from Da Ma Cai as part of its annual Community Aid Charity Programme.
Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd Managing Director 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.
“While the current situation is certainly challenging for our business, we recognise that it is much tougher for the less fortunate communities. We have been responding to the needs of the community and we hope to help solve immediate financial issues and improve the quality of lives.” said Tan.
A total of 30 charity bodies from Klang Valley received donations amounting to RM380,000 during the event. For the Northern Region, 24 charitable organisations located in Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak will be getting financial aid worth a total of RM303,000. As for the Southern Region, 22 charity homes in Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor will be receiving RM278,000 in total. 4 organisations in Pahang will also receive a total of RM39,000.
“A lot of funding and support have stopped, but the needs of our special children and the work do not. We are really thankful for this generous donation” said Chairman of Persatuan Jagaan Kanak-kanak Ekliptik Klang, Morgun Nadesan.
“We have to curb a lot of our activities with our senior citizens due to MCO. When I received the news that our application for funding has been approved by Da Ma Cai, I was so happy!” President of Persatuan Kebajikan Ci Hang Chempaka Selangor, Desmond Yeow said.