YSHHB donates to 422 primary students

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A TOTAL of 422 primary school pupils from Tutong and Temburong received a donation of 20 school exercise books and coupons valued at $60 each from the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal (YSHHB) Complex yesterday.

A press statement from the YSHHB said besides easing the financial burden of the underprivileged pupils for the next school term, the donation was also aimed to encourage them to continue improving their grades.

The YSHHB hoped the donations would enhance public awareness and concern on the welfare of the underprivileged families and those in need of help.

The recipients were selected from 14 schools in Tutong and three schools in Temburong, with the total donations amounting close to $40,000.

Recipients from Tutong came from Sekolah Rendah Pengiran Muda Mahkota, SR Pengiran Dipa Negara Pengiran Jaya Sengkarai, SR Tutong Kem, SR Kiudang Tutong, SR Batang Mitos, SR Penanjong, SR Keriam, SR Binturan, SR Lamunin, SR Muda Hashim, SR Birau, SR Sinaut, SR Kg Menegah and SR Orang Kaya Ali Wanika Setia Diraja Kupang.

Recipients from Temburong were from SR Semabat, SR Amo and SR Sultan Hashim in Batu Apoi.

Presenting the donations to the principals of each primary school was YSHHB managing director, Haji Brahim Haji Ismail. Also present was the Assistant Managing Directors of YSHHB, officers and members of the schools department and the YSHHB.

Waqiuddin Rajak

The Brunei Times