Kuala Lumpur, 27 September 2014 – Sixty eight dyslexic children from Shah Alam and Subang Jaya centre of the Malaysian Dyslexia Association were treated to an outing in Aquaria KLCC last Saturday organised by UMW Corporation Sdn Bhd’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Unit.The children were ferried to Aquaria KLCC, where they were guided by their ten teachers and accompanied by twenty eight UMW Community Champions (staff volunteers) through aquarium showcasing marine life from Malaysia and around the world.
After one and half hours of fun exploring the underwater world, the whole group departed from Aquaria KLCC for lunch in Subang Parade. There, the Association was presented with a cash contribution of RM2,000 and all the children were given goodie bags.
This programme is part of UMW’s continuous support to people with special needs in the country under its community pillar where UMW continues to champion many worthy causes under its three pillars, the other two being education and environment.
The UMW Group is an international conglomerate that develops industries, manages partnerships and facilitates growth. It is involved in four core businesses – Automotive, Equipment, Manufacturing & Engineering, and Oil & Gas.
Adopting its rallying call – Beyond Boundaries®, UMW is set to become a truly world-class organisation, knowing that a world class brand never forgets its responsibility to society. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is something that the Company wants to do, not because it has to.