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Ramadan aid from PAS for poor family in Sepanggar

Published on: Saturday, July 05, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: PAS Sepanggar via its Pusat Aduan Rakyat (PAR) handed daily essentials to a poor family in Sepanggar as part of their 'Ramadan di Hati' programme to help the needy in conjunction with the fasting month.

It Chairman, Asraf Sharafi, said they managed to get donations from the people, which were then used to buy 10kg of rice, cooking oil and sugar, which were then personally handed to the family.

He said this was among the various activities lined up for the Ramadan month, adding that among other activities is to distribute free bubur lambuk to residents and to donate 'baju raya' to some 50 orphans.

"When we visited the premises at about 5pm on June 29, it seemed like the family had no food to cook because the kitchen looked like it had not been used for quite a while but their faces lit up when they learnt that the essentials we were carrying were for them," he said.

He said the family of five has a daughter who is diagnosed with leukaemia and her father works as a contract labourer, while her mother stays at home to look after the children.

"PAS Sepanggar has launched an on-going blood donation campaign for her and those who wish to assist them can contact us at 013-4618670," he said.