Sharing The Joy Celebrating Eid Ul Ftri
Kuantan, 21st June – Nothing is much happier than to see the smile on the faces of these orphans, asnaf and the disabled when they were given the opportunity to shop for Aidilfitri at Mydin Hypermarket in Kuantan.
Donation in forms of hari raya clothes and cookies were distribute in Baju Raya Matahari Project, a collaboration project by Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and UMP Women’s Association (Matahari), in conjunction with Jejak Asnaf program, a program under Mygift initiatives introduced by the university.
Also present in this program were Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Yuserrie Zainuddin and Matahari President, Prof. Datin Dr. Mimi Sakinah Abdul Munaim.
According to Prof. Dato’ Dr. Yuserrie, this program is a continuity from MyGift program that has been done throughout the year focusing to help the local community. This donation could at least help to ease their burden and give them the opportunity to celebrate Aidilfitri that is coming soon.
In conjunction with this holy month of Ramadan, UMP team up with UDA Holdings to organize Indahnya Ramadan UDA-Komuniti 1 Malaysia (KIM) Program, Iftar, Singgah Sahur, Celebrating Ramadan UMP - Program Mesra Dakwah Club (PERAMAH) and Jejak Asnaf Program. Basic daily needs were donated to asnaf in Pekan and Kuantan in this program.
Prof Datin Dr Mimi Sakinah said, Matahari always look for opportunity where they can lend a helping hand to help single mother, orphans and asnaf. In this month of Ramadan, they have helped more than 200 people by donating basic needs, health kit and also hari raya cookies. Volunteers from Registry Department, Islamic Centre & Human Development and Matahari members help distributing the donations.