PISKANITA Collects RM8,000 to Aid Asnaf’s School Preparation

Kangar, December, 18 - The Women Staff and Wives of Staff Association (PISKANITA) for Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) gave out their aid for asnaf to prepare them for the 2019 school session.

The collaboration of Piskanita and 3rd Force Perlis succeeded to collect RM8,273.85, including RM2,000 from the association’s fund. The collection was used to aid asnaf in buying school supplies for the coming school session.

Puan Siti Rukiah Hj Ikhsan, deputy chairperson of Piskanita said that 55 primary and secondary school students from 22 families were brought to purchase school supplies around the city.

She added that besides the asnaf from Perlis, the aid also reached 29 UniMAP staff in the effort to help the less fortunate staff as well as to ease their burden.

"Each student is provided allocation for a uniform, a pair of shoes, socks, head scarf and a track bottom. Thirteen Piskanita volunteers assisted the asnafs during this shopping session," she said while leading the shopping session.

Meanwhile, Mohd Nasir Haron, a UniMAP staff ,said that he was delighted with Piskanita’s aid as it could ease his burden of preparing for his children’s school supplies.

"Although my child is only in primary school, a lot of school supplies needs to be prepared.

"Thank you to all contributors and Piskanita on their initiative for us, the low-income group," he said when interviewed during the shopping session.

Other than individual contribution, UniMAP's Association of Administrative and Professional Officers (POTENSI), Maxxx IT Global, Api-api Ikan Bakar, Cenfotec and Bebasnap Studio also sponsored the school supplies.