Temburong & Tutong District (31/07/2014) – DST’s “Ihsan Kasih” continues on the month of Syawal bringing a joyful atmosphere as DST organized a Hari Raya celebration for over 400 Special Needs Children from Tutong and Temburong District on Friday 31st July 2015. Celebrations in Temburong were held in the morning at Bumiputera Complex Hall in Bangar, Temburong while in same morning, celebrations at Tutong district were made at Dewan Kemasyarakatan in Tutong.
In the Tutong District, DST’s Ihsan Kasih invited the children, the families and members of staff from KACA, Pusat Bahagia and Special Education Unit under the Ministry of Education. Leading the DST Ihsan Kasih Hari Raya Team was Awang Amir bin Pehin Dato Haji Hussin, Assistant General Manager of IT Services in DST. Also present was Dyg Timong Musing, Senior Teacher in Pusat Bahagia of the Community Development Department (JAPEM), Hajah Siti Arbi binti Ahmad, a representative officer from The Centre for Children with Special Needs (KACA) as well as Dyg Maslena Merzuki, representative from Special Education Unit, Ministry of Education.
While in Temburong District, DST’s Ihsan Kasih Hari Raya team invited the children, the families and members of staff from KACA, Pusat Bahagia and Special Education Unit under the Ministry of Education. DST’s Hari Raya celebration was led by Dayang Hajah Fa’ikah binti Ahmad, Assistant General Manager of Group Facilities Management in DST. Also present was Siti Azizah Hj Sarbini, representative from Pusat Bahagia of the Community Development Department (JAPEM) in Temburong, Dyg Aisyah Hj Awg Jumahat, representative Officer from The Centre for Children with Special Needs (KACA) in PIHM Hospital, Temburong and Dyg Dr. Hajah Norbayah Hj Shahminan, Special Needs Coordinator for Hearing Impaired Services at the Ministry of Education.
The highlight of the celebrations was the presentation of green packets and goodies from DST presented by DST Senior Management to the children accompanied by their parents and guardians. For both districts, fun games and interaction with mascots were organised for the children to enjoy their Hari Raya celebration with one another.
The celebration with the children, as part of DST Ihsan Kasih’s overall Corporate Social Responsibility Project, aims to share the joyous experience, and show care, love and concern to the special needs community. Especially during the spirit of Aidilfitri, the Hari Raya events hosted by DST helps foster better understanding amongst fellow DST staff, parents and children and the representatives from each Centre.
DST’s Ihsan Kasih will continue to celebrate Hari Raya with Special Needs Children in Belait District and Brunei-Muara in the upcoming weeks.