SARIKEI: A total of 350 pre-school and kindergartens pupils in the district benefitted from Sarikei Rotary Club’s ‘Back To School’ project recently.
Pupils from SJK Siung Hua, SJK Su Lee, SJK Su Lok, SJK Su Kwong, SJK Sze Lu, SJK Chung Hien, SJK St Martin, SJK Kiew Mang,SJK Wah Man, SJK Kwang Chien, Methodist Anglo Chinese Kindergarten and Methodist Nyelong Park Kindergarten received a school bag each.
Organising chairman, Robert Lau Sie Yong said that the main objective was to help lighten the burden of less fortunate parents whose children are starting primary education next year.
The money for the project was raised during ‘Sarikei Charity Run’with a contribution from Repok Assemblyman Dato Sri Huang Tiong Sii. The organising committee included the club’s president Momoko Ling Siew Ping.