THE Brunei Malay Teachers’ Association (PGGMB) yesterday contributed a sum of $9,200 to nine recipients from PGGMB members’ family, of whom seven recipients received contributions for the passing of a family member, and two for their children’s marriage.
According to a press release from the association, the contributions were presented by the President of PGGMB, Hj Antin bin Ahad. The ceremony took place at a restaurant in Tutong District and was organised by PGGMB administration committee members.
This was the second time such a ceremony was held in the district. Similar ceremonies will also be held in Belait and Temburong, the press release said.
Welfare contributions in the form of financial donations are part of the association’s responsibility in taking care of its members, which is allocated in the association’s constitution through ‘Bahagian Syarikat Kerjasama Jimat Cermat dan Bantu Membantu’ (SKS & BM). Since its establishment 77 years ago, PGGMB is estimated to have donated more than $100 million.