The welfare of a senior citizen in Kampung Penabai Kuala Tutong is given a full attention by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. Yesterday, the working committee of the Care for Senior Citizens and families Requiring Assistance Charity Project, PAWEK, handed over a contribution to Hajah Siti Ramat binti Matdon.
Contribution in the form of a wheelchair and mattress worth $5,000 as well as other basic necessities and foodstuffs were handed over by Haji Brahim bin Haji Ismail, Managing Director of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. Dayang Hajah Siti Ramat, a widow aged 77, receives a $250 old age pension from JAPEM. The establishment of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah provides the platform for charity with contributions from His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and the royal family members as a gesture of His Majesty's care and concern for the welfare of the citizens.