MONDAY, 15 JUNE – The Housewives and Women Staff Club (KESUMBA) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) was urged to remain active in implementing creative ideas for the benefit of its members and to have an impact on the local community.
According to the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Professor Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah, the expertise of each KESUMBA member should be shared in order to be able to add value to others, especially regarding women and current issues.
“I hope KESUMBA will continue to work together and make use of their existing expertise at all departments in UMS to implement joint activities, this collaboration would surely initiate ideas that would benefit KESUMBA in reaching its goals,” he said at the opening of the 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of KESUMBA at the Gallery, recently.
Earlier, the President of KESUMBA, Datin Baidah Ibrahim in her speech said, KESUMBA would continue to adhere to the club’s motto ‘Maju Sehati’ and adopt love, harmony and sincerity as their rule towards achieving success together.
“This club is voluntary, where all activities done need the dedication of all members regardless of time and its return,” she said.
Recently, KESUMBA also established ‘Puteri KESUMBA’ aimed at attracting the younger generation to showcase their activities that are more creative and innovative.
“We hope Puteri KESUMBA’s efforts will continue and will attract more members and provide useful input to carry out attractive activities that appeal to them and are close to their hearts,” she added.
As a boost to their membership drive, the club also held a ‘Cabaran Kilauan Cincin’ in conjunction with their 18th AGM with the intention to encourage existing members to recruit new members.
A total of three existing members namely Suriani Saini, Noryanti Jekoron and Hammie Roudah Suhaimie won the challenge, and for their effort they each receive RM300. – ZMD (fl)
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Media and Citra Division