The Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday afternoon presented donation amounting to $36,100 to three recipients.
The donation was handed over by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office as the Member of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Board of Directors. The first recipient, Dayang Nur Arifah Yasmoon binti Yusof, a patient with spinal cord injury received equipment of a hydraulic system and car modification financing which amounted to $17,800.
A family of house fire victims then received $8,300. The house fire incident happened on last 30th September in Kampung Pelambayan, Mukim Kota Batu. The Yayasan contribution was received by Awang Haji Manan bin Haji Yusof, head of the family.
Housing aid of $10,000 was also handed over to Dayang Hajah Rinawati binti Haji Serudin in Kampong Setia 'A'. Dayang Hajah Rinawati is a single mother with three children who are schooling. She receives a monthly welfare assistance of $350 from the Community Development Department, JAPEM to accommodate their daily expenses. Also present was Doctor Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak, the Permanent Secretary for Planning, Land Use and Environment at the Ministry of Development as Acting Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
Source: Radio Television Brunei