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Genting Malaysia Buka Puasa With Orang Asli

Some 200 orang asli from two villages in Bentong, Pahang, were treated to an Iftar fare by Genting Malaysia on 25th May, 2018, via the company’s annual CSR programme during the holy month of Ramadan.

The two orang asli villages are situated around the foothills of Gunung Ulu Kali at Kampung Orang Asli Sg. Merjuk and Kampung Sungai Dua Hulu in Bentong, Pahang. Spreading cheer to the community for the past decade, 2018 is no different.

Genting Malaysia Buka Puasa with Orang Asli
Genting Malaysia Buka Puasa with Orang Asli

Represented by Ms. Katherine Chew (Vice President of Public Relations and Communications), the delegation from Genting Malaysia broke fast with the villagers by sitting down together for a communal Iftar meal.

Said Ms. Chew, “Ramadan in Malaysia is a month of patience and solidarity, and we are proud to be here, as we have been for many years, to share a buka puasa meal with the orang asli who have lived in the jungles surrounding Genting Highlands for generations. We are part of the same community, united by the mountain.

“This may be a small gesture, but it is one that we hope will make a difference in their lives. For as long as I have been with Genting Malaysia, I have always made it a point to attend this buka puasa event, and each and every one has always been special.”

Wrapping up the simple yet meaningful event, each family from the two villages received a set of sundries, courtesy of Genting Malaysia Berhad, which included staple foodstuff such as rice and cooking oil, as well as treats like Milo, Maggi Cup noodles and biscuits, to ensure that the villagers’ Aidilfitri celebrations would be bountiful.

Meanwhile, the children also received a customised stationery set, a gift to emphasise the importance of education to bring up a new generation of orang asli.

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11 thoughts on “Genting Malaysia Buka Puasa With Orang Asli

  1. rezeki untuk 200 org asli di rai utk berbuka puasa dari Genting Malaysia di bulan ramadhan yg mulia ini. Anak-anak mereka pn seronok dpt stationery set juga

  2. congrats Genting for the good effort! At least these 200 orang asli can experience having buka puasa with them not only being neighbour but also appreciated

  3. Is a good effort done by Genting team. At least they are care and support the Orang Asli. If I have got the chance I will join the CSR.

  4. this is a good opportunity.. normally we heard they only call orphanage for iftar..now they called the org asli..for sure they are happy..

  5. Event ni paling rare. Selalu berbuka puasa dengan anak yatim like that, this one meraikan orang asli. I wish I can join this kind of event one day.

  6. Wah.. bagus Genting Malaysia ni buat jamuan meraikan 200 org asli untuk berbuka puasa di bulan ramadhan yang mulia ini. siap anak-anak pun happy sebab dapat gift

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