Penan kids get modern kindy thanks to volunteers, corporations’ charity arms


THE Penans of remote Long Lamam settlement in Ulu Baram district in northern Sarawak now have a modern kindergarten that provides pre-school education to children from the Penan communities living in this isolated region.

Located seven hours by timber road from Miri, which is followed by a half-hour boat ride, Tadika Pawah of Long Lamam comes equipped with a big classroom hall, hostel facility and a kitchen where meals are cooked for the Penan children aged between two and five.

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