WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY – A total of 25 members under the Felda Undergrads Support Group (PERSADA) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently organised the ‘Seerat Kasih, Semanis Senyuman’ at the Suria Foundation Home Tuaran.
According to PERSADA Advisor, Rohani Hadi, the programme was held to create awareness on the importance of social responsibility that should be taken, including by undergrads.
“This programme is to nurture community values among undergrads that would develop high self-esteem thus helping them to face the working world after graduation,” she said when contacted by media.
A total of 52 children from the Suria Foundation Home aged between seven and 17 years also participated in activities such as English Battleship and telematch during the programme.
Rohani added that UMS would also assist residents of the Suria Foundation Home namely Aryati Jasni and Razimah Raji to make preparations in sitting for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (Malaysian Education Certificate) (SPM) in November.
“A motivational session was also held during the programme for the Suria Foundation Home residents presented by the Head of Publicity for FELDA, Asmarah Rikun,” she explained, who is also the Assistant Registrar at the Student Affairs Department.
Earlier, officials from Suria Foundation, Nur Maleena Abdullah also expressed her gratitude for the visit from UMS PERSADA which she described as a support that can inspire the residents at the welfare home to further their studies at tertiary level. – ZMD (fl)
Source: Student Affairs Department, HEP
Media and Citra Division