Remote old folks home gets attention


KANGAR: Nestled in the foothills just 3km from the Thai border is a half-forgotten old folks home built on Malaysia’s tin rush legacy.

Pusat Jagaan Rumah Sejahtera Kaki Bukit in northern Perlis is a sanctuary for homeless senior citizens, but its remoteness means that the home faces such huge challenges in raising funds that residents themselves must chip in what little money they have to keep it going.

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