| Azlan Othman |
YAYASAN Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday handed over financial contributions totalling $45,200 to 16 families.
Dayang Aminah binti Sumpong from Kg Layong, whose house collapsed recently, received the donation from the Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Haji Brahim bin Haji Ismail.
Fifteen other families from Kg Setia ‘B’ in Kg Ayer, whose houses were razed to the ground in early dawn mishap recently, also received financial contributions from the Yayasan managing director.
Yayasan, a platform for charity or donation from His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the royal family, handed over the contributions as a sign of care and love of His Majesty to the people and with an aim of shaping a prosperous and harmonious society.
One of the objectives of its establishment is to assist the well-being of the underprivileged such as those suffering from calamities. Such assistance is carried out from time to time.