In ushering the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration, all level of society relentlessly continues to provide assistance to the underprivileged. Yesterday, saw the launching of donation distribution under the 'Jalinan Kasih Belia 2017' programme to 40 families of the low income group in the Brunei Muara district area. The distribution was a follow-up of the first and second phases of biscuits making and hamper wrapping activities. The Programme was organised by the Department of Youth and Sports in collaboration with the Department of Radio Television Brunei as well as with the involvement of the volunteers.
Present were Pengiran Anak Sofian bin Pengiran Anak Haji Ibrahim, Acting Director of Youth and Sports, and Awang Haji Hasnan Bin Haji Suhaili, Acting Head of Radio Programme, who also presented the hampers to the volunteers' representative to be distributed to the recipients. The assistance in the form of hamper and foods were divided into 4 zones. More than 50 youths were volunteering in providing assistance in distributing the contributions.
The list of recipients were provided from the relevant departments, including any individuals, in knowing the status of family who is in need, which targeting the low income group of family and having a great number of children. The programme was hoped to instil a positive spirit in an effort to produce an excellence youth in Brunei, not only academically, but also having a self of helpful and philanthropic, specifically towards people who are in need. The youth 'Jalinan Kasih' is one of the subsequence projects of 'Belia Brunei Prihatin' programme.
Source: Radio Television Brunei