Digging deeper to source for funds


Special place: Johor Baru Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Association shelter residents learning weaving, assisted by a caregiver. The shelter in Kulai is unable to take in new residents due to financial constraints. — THOMAS YONG/The Star

MORE than a year has passed since the movement control order was imposed in March 2020, but welfare organisations are still feeling the pinch.

Johor Baru Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Children Association president S. Murugaiyah said donations had declined by 70%.

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