Varsity taps alumni’s entrepreneurial skills to help poor


  • Metro News
  • Friday, 19 Jun 2020

The Meal-on-Meal programme helped put food on the table for the Orang Asli in Pulau Carey and Pulau Indah.

Aware of the hardship brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Management and Science University (MSU) extended a helping hand to the B40 community in Padang Jawa, Klang.

The MSU Box of Happiness project by its Alumni Unit saw the participation of 20 members from the food and beverage, manufacturing, engineering, e-business, logistics and social entrepreneurship sectors.

Fifteen boxes containing rice, eggs, fish, tinned sardines, sugar, flour, cooking oil, soy sauce, spices, dates, banana milk, biscuits and chocolate malt powder along with face masks, germicidal liquid and hand sanitiser were delivered jointly with logistics provider AKMovers.

Other sponsors of the project were KSL Resources, Mios Gastronomy, KJSB Industrial Corporation, ExperTec Industrial Supply, F-Dah Resources, Bertiga Energy, Ainarose Legacy, Marlia Beauty Store, Vigorous Millionaire, Meknis and Nadia Cookies.

In a related activity, staff from MSU Health and Life Sciences Faculty’s healthcare professionals department, in collaboration with the Orang Asli Development Department and MSU Foundation, also reached out to the Orang Asli community in Pulau Carey and Pulau Indah.

The Meal-on-Meal programme helped put food on the table for 50 families on Pulau Indah and 20 on Pulau Carey.

They also distributed hand sanitiser produced by the university.

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