THURSDAY, 31 MARCH – The Science Cluster at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) comprising the Faculty of Science and Natural Resources (FSSA), Borneo Marine Research Institute (IPMB), the Institute of Biology and Conservation (IBTP), Biotechnology Research Institute (IPB) and Preparatory Centre for Science and Technology (PPST) recently joined hands to help the villagers of Kampung Lentuong, Karambunai.
According to FSSA Dean, Professor Dr. Baba Musta, the project that was a social corporate responsibility (CSR) of the cluster involved the restoration of the mosque which was in a dilapidated state.
“We are very grateful as this five-week project also had the help and support from individuals and outside agencies that have contributed to the fund,” he said in a statement.
He said, the villagers of Kampung Lentuong had also provided cooperation and had enabled the programme to run smoothly.
“It is hoped that this project would benefit the people of the village as a whole,” added Dr. Baba.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the village surau, Lakin Rajin expressed his gratitude and was touched by the concern shown by UMS community.
“We are very grateful for the concern and the community value shown by the university staff who were involved and hope these charitable causes would be continued in future,” he said.
The charity project has been named the Best Charity Project, in conjunction with UMS Maulidur Rasul celebration recently, and saw the Science cluster named Al-Jawwad team winning the top spot for three consecutive years.
Source: Kenny Uwai, FSSA