YSHHB donates to victims, fund

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YAYASAN Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) yesterday donated $9,000 to victims of a collapsed house and fires and a fund for orphans.

A total of $8,500 was distributed to three families who lost their homes to fires in Kampong Katok and the Lambak Kanan National Housing Scheme and the family of a collapsed house in Kampong Pandai Besi A.

The donation was presented on the sidelines of an Aidil Adha and korban ceremony at YSHHB’s headquarters on Jalan Kumbang Pasang by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman, the chairman of YSHHB’s board of directors, who is also minister of development.

Another $500 was given to the Dana Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah for Orphans (DANA) from Tabung YSHHB Derma Khairat Pekerja (TADEKHA). It was handed over by TADEKHA Committee Chairman Ahmad Rithauddin Hj Sabtu to YB Pehin Dato Hj Suyoi.

This was followed by the distribution of korban meat to representatives of six villages who will in turn distribute it to fakir miskin (poor and destitute).

Ninety-four officers, teachers and staff along with their families took part in the ceremony and also received some of the meat. A total of 10 buffaloes, three cows and three goats were slaughtered for the ceremony.

The Brunei Times.