Reaching out to refugees

  • Community
  • Thursday, 05 Feb 2015

Enjoying every bite: Tan spending time with the children of Alliance of Chin Refugees while they enjoy their Kenny Rogers Roasters meal.

SENIOR management and staff of Berjaya Corporation Bhd recently visited two organisations that help Chin refugees.

The Alliance of Chin Refugees (ACR) offers free medical treatment, education and skills training programme while the Chin Student Organisation (CSO) provides education opportunities to refugee children between the ages of four and 17 at five community education centres located in Imbi, Loke Yew, Cheras, Sentul in Kuala Lumpur and Puchong, Selangor.

BCorp is currently paying for the rental of the five community education centres totalling RM90,000 and had also provided RM20,000 worth of nutritional meal packs for ACR

BCorp chairman and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Robin Tan Yeong Ching presented ang pow to the children and volunteers of ACR and CSO.

They were also treated to a Kenny Rogers Roasters lunch.

Berjaya has been providing humanitarian aid locally and internationally during natural disasters including to the Philippines, Japan, Bosnia and Palestine

Besides humanitarian aid, Berjaya also assists in educational programmes for underprivileged children and youths, outreach programmes for poor communities, efforts to conserve and protect the environment, as well as initiatives to support Malaysian performing arts and culture as well as animal-related causes.

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