The presentation of zakat or tithe money for school necessities in the form of coupons to the poor and destitute asnaf continued today. This time round the presentation is for the recipients in the Belait and Tutong Districts. The total amount of the tithe money for next year's school preparation distributed in the four districts is 418-thousand 100 dollars, allocated for 4-thousand 181 recipients comprising the poor and destitute asnaf children or dependants nationwide.
65 coupons were distributed to 30 selected heads of families in the Belait District at the function held at Syarikat Pustaka Remaja in Kuala Belait. The presentation yesterday morning was officiated by Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sabtu, Acting Secretary of the Brunei Religious Islamic Council. All contributions was from the allocation of the Poor and Destitute Asnaf Tithe Money Collection.
In the afternoon, 30 selected poor and destitute asnaf heads of families in the Tutong District received the coupons for the purchase of school necessities. The presentation held at Samima Sendirian Berhad in Petani Mall was also officiated by the Acting Secretary of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council. Also distributed were 109 school aid coupons which can be exchanged at selected bookstores.
Source: Radio Television Brunei