Water Filter Project for Indigenous People

Posted by | May 27, 2021 |

With the spike in Covid-19 cases and also the implementation of the movement control recently in the country, the Inner Wheel Club of Kuala Lumpur from District 330, with the help of Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) able to carry out this near impossible project located about 170 km away from the city of Kuala Lumpur.

On 15th May, 2021 at 7am, the President, Mrs Caylice Sabado led a team of 4 new members of the Club, namely Ms Anna Chua, Ms Angie Tai, Ms Angelyn Koh and Ms Soo Ooi Keng to courageously brace through the odds to arrive at Kampung (village) 16 & Kampung (village) 18 at 2 pm.

Upon their arrival, they were warmly welcomed by Mr. Yohanes and 5 Orang Asli (indigenous) women. Proper SOPs were observed throughout the event, with a quick and simple presentation carried out at the venue.

The items donated by the Club were:-

  1. 23 units of water filters
  2. 100 packs of Beryls chocolates
  3. 45 milk bottles and 14 teething bottles tumblers contributed by PP Elena Teoh
  4. 23 soap bars
  5. 23 bottles of Dishes washing soap
  6. 23 cans of Sardines
  7. 20 pairs of Red jeans from Nichii Fashion

On behalf of MRCS led by Commandant Brendan, the Society had also contributed the following items for the settlements:-

  1. 23 bags of Rice
  2. 23 trays eggs
  3. 46 packets of salt
  4. 23 packets of sugar
  5. 23 packets flour
  6. 23 bottles lemon essential drinks
  7. 50 carton instant noodles
  8. 50 carton coconut juice
  9. 23 carton of tomato juice
  10. 23 boxes of milk powder

The contingent of Inner Wheel Club of Kuala Lumpur together with 20 MRCS members stayed overnight at the Hill Resort Berhad, Cameron Highlands, which was hosted by President Caylice before returning to Kuala Lumpur the next day.

It was indeed a heart-warming mission accomplished with much joy in their hearts. Well done to all the participants.

Mrs Ivy Ho