In conjunction with UTP 17th Convocation & 20th Anniversary Celebration, various programmes and activities have been planned to be carried out from now until middle of October.
One of the many activities is the "UTP ConvoCSR Charity Ride 2017" which was held recently on the 26th of August 2017 at Kampung Telaga Nenas, Ayer Tawar, Perak.
This event was jointly organised by the ConvoCSR organising committee together with UTP Alumni Unit which was attended by more than 40 bikers comprising of UTP Staff & Students, UTP Alumni and riders from the surrounding community.
ADUN Pasir Panjang, YB Dato' Rashidi Bin Ibrahim accompanied by the Special Officer to the Perak Chief Minister, YB Dato' Dr Azizah Bt Johor officiated the event attended by school children, parents and villagers.
The main objective of this Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) event, which started in early August 2017, was to provide assistance and guidance to the underprivileged children from Sekolah Kebangsaan Telaga Nenas and also together with some refurbishment work at the vicinity which included some renovation of Masjid Poro'yiah, Kampung Telaga Nenas.
Parenting guidance, motivation talks as well as introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities to the schoolchildren were some of the activities that was carried out during the event.
At the end of the event, school bags together with RM100.00 cash were provided to thirty (30) underprivileged school children residing in the area and it is hoped that the small contribution provided will go a long way in putting a smile to the innocent faces and motivate them to excel in their education.
ConvoCSR organising committee would also like to take this opportunity to thank our main sponsors, Grand Teknik Bina Sdn Bhd & Stagno Tech Sdn Bhd., and other sponsors including UTP Staff & Students, UTP Alumni and individuals for their contribution and support in realising the goals & objectives of the event as well as making a difference in the lives of the community in Kampung Telaga Nenas, Ayer Tawar, Perak.
There will be a number of other events planned and everyone is welcomed to be a part of it.
Let US all play our tiny part in making the WORLD a BETTER place!