256 students receive assistance

Azlan Othman

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah presented school supplies for the 2020 academic year at the Multipurpose Hall of the Yayasan Complex on Friday.

Some 157 primary and 99 secondary school students from 91 low-income families nationwide received the donation.

The donation was presented by the Assistant Managing Director of Yayasan Haji Musthapa bin Haji Matahir.

Contributions were in the form of coupons, each worth BND250, for the recipient to purchase school equipments and supplies.

This contribution is in line with the foundation’s strategic goal of supporting quality and equitable education for all.

It is intended to provide for the welfare and educational needs of underprivileged students to increase their motivation for excellence in education.

This effort is in line with the goal of the Yayasan as a charity platform of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to prioritise education and to ensure that no student is left out due to inability to fund learning needs.

Assistant Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Haji Musthapa bin Haji Matahir presents a donation to a recipient. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN