The SMS Brunei Prihatin for Orphans Fund organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports has received a highly encouraging response from the public. Last year, the project collected over 350 thousand dollars. Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports stated this at the launching of the SMS Brunei Prihatin for Orphans Fund yesterday afternoon.
According to Yang Berhormat, the project is one of the effective methods to facilitate the public in making donations to assist orphans in the country. Yang Berhormat added, donations from the public will also benefit high impact projects specifically in aid of orphans in their learning.
The annual project organised by the Department of Community Development, Radio Television Brunei, DST Sendirian Berhad, Progresif Sendirian Berhad and Imagine Sendirian Berhad. Donation via SMS starts yesterday and will be ongoing for 3 months until the 8th of July 2021.