WEDNESDAY, 23 JULY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Student Representatives Council (MPP) recently organised a Community Service Programme and Jelajah Ramadan in efforts to bring students to mingle with the local community.
According to the Programme Director, Mohammad Nor Ain Wagen, UMS MPP prepared chicken congee together to be distributed to the Sri Pritchard Old Folks Home, Kinarut.
Speaking to media he said the two-day event also provided an opportunity for UMS MPP to reach out to the disabled by holding breaking of fast (iftar) and recreational activities with residents of Cheshire Home Sabah, an organisation for the Disabled (OKU) in Likas.
“It is also in response to the recommendation by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) UMS, Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Kasim Hj. Mansur who wanted the MPP to be an example to other undergrads,” he said.
Mohammad said UMS MPP also contributed kitchen essentials as part of their community service programme for the fire victims at Kampung Pangkalan Kunak.
“The contribution is a sign that UMS MPP cares in helping the affected families who are forced to bear the burden, especially during this coming Aidilfitri,” he said.
Also contributing were individuals, Seranta (FELDA) Sabah, Department of Social Welfare and Kunak District Office. – ZMD (fl)
Source: Student Affairs Department (HEP)
Media and Citra Division