Corporate Social Responsibilities
22 Jun 2020
Press Release : YAYASAN AZMAN HASHIM DONATES RM32,000 TO SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF DAMANSARA
 
YAYASAN AZMAN HASHIM DONATES RM32,000 TO SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CLUB OF DAMANSARA 
 
Petaling Jaya, 22 June 2020 Yayasan Azman Hashim (YAH) donates RM32,000 to Soroptimist International Club of Damansara (SID), in support of SID’s Building Bridges Beyond Borders Programme (BBBB). 

Mr. Soo Kim Wai, Group Managing Director of Amcorp Group Berhad (1st from left) and En. Shahman Azman, Deputy Group CEO of Amcorp Properties Berhad (2nd from left) presents a mock cheque on behalf of Yayasan Azman Hashim to Puan Raja Noorma Othman, President of SID (2nd from right) and Dr Saradha Narayanan, National Representative Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia.

SID is part of the global women’s organization, Soroptimist International, which is an international volunteer movement established in 1921 in the United States of America, with the objective to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls across 121 member countries.

The BBBB Programme entails SID sourcing for volunteer teachers, mainly undergraduates from both local and overseas universities to teach at not-for-profit institutions such as the Myanmar Refugee Community Learning Centre, Pure Life Society, Rumah Aman and Tunas Bakti in Malaysia.

The RM32,000 will be used to defray part of the volunteer teachers’ expenses.  This is the 3rd year in a row that YAH has sponsored the BBBB Programme run by SID.

YAH is a non-profit charitable organization founded by philanthropist entrepreneur Tan Sri Azman Hashim in 1991 with an ultimate goal to give back to the society and alleviate human suffering. Its core activities focus on improving education to transform lives.
 

Media Contact:

Yayasan Azman Hashim
Sheryn Cho / Wei Jun Long
Email: sheryn.cho@amcorp.com.my / junlong.wei@amcorp.com.my
Tel : 03-79662300 / 03-7966 2628

Soroptimist Club of Damansara
c/o YWCA KL, 12 Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: + 6012- 2052329 (Raja Noorma)
Facebook:www.facebook.com/sidamansara