Siti Nurhaliza aims to help school kids in rural areas

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  • Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017

Good daughter: Siti used to help her mother make cakes when young.

KUALA LUMPUR: When she was still at school, Datuk Siti Nurha­li­za Tarudin used to wake up as early as 4am to help her mother make and sell homemade kuih around their village in Kuala Lipis, Pahang.

Now, as the latest member of the Pintar Foundation board of trustees, Siti Nurha­li­za wants to help schoolchildren in rural areas reach their maximum potential, be it in academic, sports or creative arts.

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