MONDAY, 7 MARCH – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through the Student Welfare Committee (JAKMAS) Tun Mustapha Residential College (KKTM) recently held a charity drive to help and relieve the burden faced by the flood victims in Kuching, Sarawak.
The drive involved residents of KKTM, which comprised undergrads, Science & Technology Preparatory students and students from uniformed units namely SUKSIS, PALAPES (GROUND), PALAPES (AIR), PALAPES (NAVY) AND SISPA.
This exercise was headed by the JAKMAS KKTM Community Exco in collaboration with the Council of Heads of Tun Mustapha Residential College Blocks.
This initiative was implemented to assist victims of floods in Kuching, Sarawak who had lost their property and experienced great loss due to the disaster caused by heavy rain. Among the contributions made by students of KKTM were in monetary form and clothing.
JAKMAS KKTM Community Exco, Mohamad Rahim Abdullah said the collection was part of their social role in helping those who were affected by this misfortune.
“I am grateful to the KKTM community for organising such campaign to help the unfortunate,” he said.
According to the Head of KKTM, Lt. Col. (PA) Dr. Mohamad Nizam Nazarudin, the volunteerism and helping spirit should exist in students, and to have compassion in helping others.
“Three key benefits of volunteering is that it would reinforce sincerity in our hearts, evokes warmth and the nature of mercy and consideration within the community as well as generating peace of mind and satisfaction,” he added. - (fl)
Source: JAKMAS KKTM