MONDAY, 10 NOVEMBER – The Youth and Community Development Club (BELKOM), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) for the first time had partnered with UMS 4WD Volunteer Club in organising the Youth Expedition Programme to Crocker Range @ Kg. Buayan which ended yesterday.
According to the Director of the Youth Expedition Programme, Bishrul Hafis Md Rosly, the programme which ran for three days and two nights involved 15 students from the Faculty of Psychology and Education (FPP), UMS.
“This programme aimed to expose students to the realities on the hardships of life of people living in remote areas and the reception given to the community of Kg. Buayan espeically students of SKBuayan was very encouraging,” he said.
“Themed ‘Belia Bersama Komuniti’ (Youths and the Community), various educational programmes were organised as motivation especially to the students including their parents. We will continue to be an agent in efforts to uplift society especially youths residing in the rural areas,” he said.
He thanked Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation UMS, Prof. Dr. Shahril Yusof and FPP Dean, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim for participating and always supporting their efforts in realising the community programme.
For the record, BELKOM UMS is a club under the guidance of FPP lecturer (Psychology Block), Dr. Getrude Cosmas Ah Gang @ Grace who is always positive and continue to work closely with the community to form an intelectual and productive society. – (fl)
Source: Youth and Community Development Club (BELKOM), FPP, UMS
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