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Banking on food for the needy







Volunteers with some of the surplus food to be distributed to the 22 heads of households under the Food Bank pilot programme.

Volunteers with some of the surplus food to be distributed to the 22 heads of households under the Food Bank pilot programme.

MELAKA: The state government hopes that more hypermarkets operating in the state will participate in the state-level Food Bank pilot programme that was launched on Sept 28.

Melaka was the pioneer state for the programme implemented by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) to ease the burden of 186,354 heads of households earning below RM940 a month.

   

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