Perlis, 4 Apr 2013 – In conjunction with Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia (MSAM) which takes place on 20 April, the UMW Group organised a visit to the pediatric ward of Hospital Tuanku Fauziah in Kangar. The activity is part of the UMW pre-MSAM CSR event was also in line with the 1Malaysia Programme to continuously support the local community regardless of race, religion, gender or politics.
Dr. Wafi Nazrin Abdul Hamid, Executive Director of UMW Corporation was on-hand to donate the items which included 1 unit patient transfer and recovery trolley, 2 water heater units and a brand new refrigerator. The children were also entertained by a local clown and given hampers before the end of the programme.
“We hope that we had managed to bring some joy to these children as much as we had enjoyed spending time with them and hope we can continue to assist them in the near future”, during his opening remarks.
The UMW Group has a long history of supporting a number of non-profit and non-political organisations through its community programmes. The Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy is comprehensive and goes beyond just funding charitable projects, benchmarking against international best practices in the marketplace, the workplace, the environment and the community.