Yip living quarters

MBI Prihatin Reaches Out to The Poor

Discovered by Councillor Dr Richard Ng yesterday is 70-year-old Yip, who lives by the banks of Sungai Pinji in Taman Pakatan Jaya. Today, despite the heavy downpour, Ipoh City Mayor YBhg. Dato’ Rumaizi Baharin visited Yip to further extend aid, including cash and the pledge to purchase a new tricycle, to enable him to continue earning a living by selling fruits.

Yip living quarters
checking Yip’s living quarters by the river bank

Yip’s source of livelihood stopped with his tricycle broken down, coupled with the Movement Control Order (MCO). The Ipoh City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh – MBI) will also assist Yip in obtaining a temporary hawker licence.

inspecting the broken tricycle
inspecting the broken tricycle

At the same time, Econsave Hypermarket donated food essentials to Yip as an emergency measure, to be followed up with two cartons of mineral water.

Ipoh City Mayor YBhg. Dato' Rumaizi Baharin hands over a cash donation to Yip
Ipoh City Mayor YBhg. Dato’ Rumaizi Baharin hands over a cash donation to Yip

With love

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