Bandar Seri Begawan - DANA Pengiran Muda Mahkota AI-Muhtadee Billah for orphans (DANA) yesterday received a total amount of $26,376.42 during the donation handover ceremony held at the Multipurpose Hall, Level 4 of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex. Present to receive the donations was Dato Paduka Haji Ali Hashim bin Haji Daud, Chief Executive Officer of DANA.
St James' School donated $14,469.95 and was presented by the Principal, Haji Abdullah bin Othman. The donation was part of the contributions collected during a walkathon organised by the school on March 3. The walkathon was one of DANA's side projects. DANA allocates a certain amount of grant to support the school in hosting fund-raising events. The aim of the initiative is to encourage and support students to be involved in more voluntary and community events.
The Kampong Lumut 11 Consultative Council donated $4,306.47 and was presented by Cikgu Haji Abdullah bin Othman, Deputy Chairman of the Kampong Lumut 11 Consultative Council. The donation was part of the contributions collected during the council's jogathon event held last April. Meanwhile, Maktab Duli Pengiran Muda Mahkota AlMuhtadee Billah donated $3,750 and was presented by Awg Haji Muhd Masa Masdi bin Muhd Sa'idun, Acting Principal of Maktab Duli. The amount donated was part of the contributions collected from the college's jogathon event held last April.
The Royal Customs and Excise Department Sports and Welfare Body also made contributions totalling $850, part of the contributions collected from a golf tournament held recently. Prior to this, the sports and welfare body donated $3,000 to DANA on May 27 during the golf tournament event. The donations were presented by Awg Haji Kamsani bin Haji Mohd Hassan, Chairman of the Royal Customs and Excise Department Sports and Welfare Body Charity Golf Tournament. Also in attendance to witness the event were assistant managing directors and officers of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. -- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin