Despite their hectic academic calendar, staff members and students of SEGi University, Kota Damansara, are never too busy to lend a helping hand to those in need.
They congregated at Rumah Hope in Petaling Jaya on June 10, to hand over daily necessities collected from charity drive. The charity drive was organized by staff members and students from SEGi’s Faculty of Business, Accounting and Management (FOBAM).
The event was attended by PJ Utara MCA Barisan Nasional chairman, Tan Gim Tuan and its deputy chairman, Ch’ng Soo Chau. Tan delivered a motivational speech to the attendees during the event.
Among some of the daily necessities are food, clothes, bedding sets, toiletries, kitchen utensils, as well as books, toys and stationeries for children in the shelter.
Smiles were aplenty when Dr.Sugumaran, Dean of FOBAM, presented a giant hamper along with other items to Rumah Hope.
During the event, the underprivileged children also had fun as SEGi students cheered them up by playing interactive and game activities.
As part of the SEGi student enrichment programme, the event enabled the students to improve on their event organising, leadership, teamwork and communication skills as the latter had close interaction with the staff members to ensure the event went smoothly.
It was aimed at raising awareness among staffs and students on the importance of lending a helping hand to the underprivileged children.
The event was also part of the tertiary institution’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. Established in 1994, Rumah Hope is run by a group of volunteers from all walks of life for the betterment of abused, neglected and underprivileged children.
Established in 1994, Rumah Hope is run by a group of volunteers from all walks of life for the betterment of abused, neglected and underprivileged children.