This article was originally published on UNI MLC’s website.
On 14th April 2019, UNI MLC in cooperation with ICT-Japan organised a community service program with the children of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ar-Rahmaniah (Al-Rahmaniah Welfare Organization) at Rasa, Hulu Selangor. This program was also held in conjunction with the upcoming May Day Celebration 2019. This program is the brainchild of Bro. Minao Noda, the President of ICT Japan.
President Noda’s greetings made in Bahasa Malaysia
A total of 130 people participated in this program consisting of officials from ICT Japan, Bro Minao Noda, Sis Fumiko Kimura, Sis. Alice Chang, Director of UNI Apro Commerce, Datuk Mohamed Shafie BP Mammal, President UNI MLC, Puan Fauziah binti Noordin, Chairperson of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ar-Rahmaniah, Puan Asmah binti Norddin, Chief of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ar-Rahmaniah, trade union leaders from various UNI MLC affiliated unions and the children and staff of Ar-Rahmaniah.
The program started with a welcome address by Puan Fauziah binti Noordin, Chairperson of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ar-Rahmaniah followed by a speech from Datuk Mohamed Shafie BP Mammal, President UNI MLC and later a speech from Bro Minao Noda, President of ICT Japan. The children of Ar-Rahmaniah were then presented with a goody bag by Bro. Noda and Bro Noda also presented the children with a stuffed toy which was brought all the way from Japan by ICT Japan. In appreciation of Bro. Noda and ICT Japan’s contribution to Ar-Rahmaniah, Puan Fauziah, Chairperson of Ar-Rahmaniah and Datuk Mohamed Shafie, President of UNI MLC presented Bro. Noda with a token of appreciation.
ICT Japan contributed to facilitate improvements in the infrastructure of the Children’s home and the contribution also helped to refurbish stock of essential needs of the children. Some of the items supplied were double-decker bedsteads, bedsheets and pillow cases, cupboards and shelves for the dormitory, cutlery, cups and plates. Among other grocery items were quality sardines, rice, sugar, cooking oil, milo packets, condensed milk and maggi mee. The children of Ar-Rahmaniah were also supplied with sports equipment such as badminton rackets and shuttlecocks, carrom boards, football and some local sports items. Contributions were also made by UNI MLC affiliated Unions.
On behalf of UNI MLC and the Pertubuhan Kebajikan Ar-Rahmaniah, Datuk Shafie expresses his sincere thanks and appreciation to Bro. Noda, ICT Japan and all UNI MLC affiliated Unions for their invaluable contribution to the Children of Ar-Rahmaniah and making this community service program a success.
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