100 beneficiaries in Betong receive rice, cooking oil, cash donations ahead of Gawai

Rentap (seated front, centre) posing for a group photo with community leaders and donation recipients on May 20, 2023. Photo credit: Ukas

KUCHNG, May 22: A total of 100 beneficiaries from the Iban community each received two baskets of rice, cooking oil and cash donations worth RM100 for the upcoming Gawai Dayak celebration.

The donations were handed over by Layar assemblyman Dato Gerald Rentap Jabu at Betong’s Che Zhong Khor Moral Uplifting Society on Saturday (May 20).

According to a news report by Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), he said the assistance is expected to ease the burden of local folks while preparing for Hari Gawai Dayak.

Meanwhile, Rentap also commended the efforts of the Che Zhong Khor Moral Uplifting Society among other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which have been taking care of the local community.

Among those also present were Betong MP Dr Richard Rapu, Betong Division Resident Richard Michael Abunawas, Che Zhong Khor Moral Uplifting Society chairperson Chan Chu Chu, and Betong Chinese community leader Kueh Tu Teck. — DayakDaily