SATURDAY, 26 JULY – The underpriviledged continue to receive attention when many are busy preparing to celebrate the Hari Raya Aidilfitri.Recently, the Sabah Society of Local Art (POST’S) in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW) organised an Iftar dinner called Malam Imtihan Kasih Perdana hosted in honour of the
orphans and less fortunate children.
Deputy Dean of Student Affairs, Alumni and Postgraduate FKSW, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haji Baharudin Mohd Arus when opening the charity event said the involvement of students of Arts in such programme was important as arts programme could be translated into entertainment to bring joy to the underpriviledged children present.
“The event assisted by students from the creative arts industry is able to educate them to not ignore their responsibility to this group and able to foster the spirit of volunteerism.
“Hopefully this event will continue to be held and to include more organisations and government agencies including the private sector to ensure the success of this charity programme,” he said.
Meanwhile, more than 60 children from Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Ria, Tuaran, Sekolah Kebangsaan Malawa Ria, Sepanggar and Sekolah Kebangsaan Sanzac Kota Kinabalu received gifts and cash at the event. The contributions were presented by POST’S President, Janrywine J Lusin. – MA (fl)
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