MoE collects donations for needy

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

THE Ministry of Education’s Department of Co-Curriculum Education is accepting donations to help the needy for the upcoming Ramadhan and Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebration.

Hj Md Sofiny Hj Abd Majid, Red Crescent coordinating officer from the department’s Uniformed Group and Community Service Unit, said the donation hoped to alleviate the burden of those who are in need and “bring happiness” to the recipients in preparing for Ramadhan and Raya.

He said the department is currently accepting donations of any kind including clothing, traditional biscuits and cakes, drinks and daily necessities such as rice and sugar.

He added that the event, “Projek Amal Kemasyarakatan Fastabiqul Khairat”, involves members and teachers from six uniformed groups in schools across the country such as the Red Crescent Pandu Puteri (Girl Guides) and Scouts.

Donations will be collected from May 2-30 during the department’s working hours from 9am to 4pm.

Members of the public can send their donations to the Department of Co-Curriculum Education located at Jalan 10, Kg Perpindahan Lambak Kanan, Berakas.

Hj Md Sofiny said the donations will be handed to orphans within the department as well as underpriviliged families in Kg Perpindahan Lambak Kanan, Berakas B.

The department also held a blood donation yesterday where 23 people donated blood including its director, Pg Suhaimi Pg Hj Bakar and acting assistant director, Roslin Suhailee.

The Brunei Times