Offering assistance to those who are less fortunate such as housing aid with the cooperation of relevant agencies aims to produce a collective spirit of cooperation and help enhance the well-being of the life of the country's citizens and residents. This is in line with Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah's establishment. This morning, Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah together with the Community Development Department and the Brunei Muara District Office handed over a housing aid to Dayang Zainab binti Haji Jaafar.
The presentation of the house key was officiated by Dato Paduka Eddie bin Dato Paduka Haji Sunny, Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Awang Haji Mislee bin Haji Abdul Karim, Brunei Muara District Officer and Awang Mohd Syukri bin Sulaiman, Community development Officer. To finance Dayang Zainab's housing aid, Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah contributed 5 thousand dollars and the Community Development Department also contributed 5 thousand dollars. The Community Development Department with the cooperation of the Brunei Muara District Office handled the purchase and change of ownership of a house in Kampung Burung Pingai Ayer to be contributed to Dayang Zainab.
Dayang Zainab's previous house in Kampung Saba Darat "B" is in a dilapidated condition and is not safe to be lived in. Dayang Zainab and her family was temporarily accommodated at the Menjalin Sports Complex in Kampung Sungai Kebun. The single mother and her 5 dependants is unemployed and only receives a monthly assistance from the Community Development Department.
Source: Radio Television Brunei