Help for Orang Asli


For the first phase, 30,000 ‘collector lines’ would be provided to the fishermen to breed the mussels while for the next phase, another 20,000 would be provided. — Bernama (Inset) Anita Azrina (right) watching fisherman Awi Mee collecting mussels at Kampung Kuala Masai. — Filepic

JOHOR BARU: The mussel farming project, a Petronas-Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PRefChem) joint collaboration dedicated to the Orang Asli in Seletar, Masai here, aims to provide an additional RM200 income to the targeted group.

Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Corporation Sdn Bhd (PRPC) Stakeholder, Communication and Risk Management Division head Datin Anita Azrina Abdul Aziz said the three-year project under the Livelihood Restoration Programme was run with an allocation of RM1.5mil.

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