Maxis in collaboration with Hope Place, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Kuching to track underprivileged communities that needed basic personal protective equipment (PPE) such as hand sanitisers and face masks to stay safe.
Volunteers from Maxis’ regional office with Hope Place have been distributing these PPE packages to families in Bau, Serian and Siburan in stages while strictly adhering to SOP.
The PPE packages were also shared with Hope Place for their volunteers to stay protected while they are conducting their community outreach.
“We are pleased to be able to continue our ongoing festive charity initiatives to ease the burden of communities in need. Our people have always been equally passionate about their work and being socially responsible and to provide protective gear for their fellow Sarawakians, ” said Ben Ting Sii Hu, the Head of Regional Sales Management in Sarawak, Maxis.
Young Tiong Yeng, the supervisor at Hope Place said that Maxis’ contribution has let them to go for their mission of assuring that the underprivileged people of Kuching have access to basic necessities for an improved quality of life.
Recently, the company has also contributed RM500,000 to Yayasan Kebajikan Negara (YKN) in support of Covid-19 related aid which will go directly to the distribution of an estimated 5,000 food boxes to communities severely impacted by the pandemic as well as allocation for flood-stricken areas.
The contribution to YKN is part of the RM1 million pledged by Maxis via the GLC/GLIC Disaster Response Network (GDRN) in the recently launched “To Malaysia, With Love” initiative driven by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).