Individuals in need receive wheelchairs donation

|     Azaraimy HH     |

SEVERAL wheelchairs were recently donated to six disabled individuals from Kampong Tanjong Maya in Tutong District in a ceremony held at the village’s Community Hall.

The donation was organised by the Four Wheel Drive Association Brunei Darussalam.

Present as guest of honour at the event was Penghulu of Mukim Tanjong Maya as well as Legislative Council member, YB Haji Abdul Wahab bin Haji Apong.

The brand new wheelchairs, contributed by a number of local businesses and 11 of the association’s members, were handed over to Kampong Tanjong Maya Village Head, Haji Mohd Shuib bin Haji Mat Yusof.

During the event, a wheelchair was handed over to one of the attending recipients. Those present at the ceremony then proceeded to the houses of the remaining recipients to hand them the wheelchairs.

Haji Ibrahim bin Haji Damit, President of the Four Wheel Drive Association Brunei Darussalam and representatives of local businesses handing over wheelchairs to Kampong Tanjong Maya Village Head Haji Mohd Shuib. – AZARAIMY HH

Haji Mohd Shuib thanked the local businesses who donated the wheelchairs for their kind gestures and the Four Wheel Drive Association Brunei Darussalam for their part in organising the event.

According to Haji Ibrahim bin Haji Damit, President of the Four Wheel Drive Association Brunei Darussalam, the event was part of the charity projects organised by the association under its social responsibility programme.

He also mentioned that prior to Kampong Tanjong Maya, the association also held similar donation events at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, Suri Seri Begawan Hospital in Kuala Belait, and the Dialysis Centre in Kampong Rimba.