UTP Iftar with Community
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) welcomes the month of Ramadan by reaching out to the needy through giving donations and Iftar with 60 underprivileged and 177 orphans from its surrounding community on 10 May 2019.
The underprivileged were from Taman Maju, Bandar Universiti, Seri Iskandar, Kg Tronoh, Kg Bali, Kg Ayer Denak as well as UTP security staff and general workers. They received cash donations of RM200 contributed by UTP staff.
The children came from Yayasan Amanah An Nur Maisarah Chemor, Asrama Darul Salam Ipoh, Pertubuhan Rumah Amal Haruman Kasih Ayer Tawar, Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Soleha Tanjung Tualang and Persatuan Kebajikan Anak Yatim dan Miskin Al-Munirah Parit.
They received cash donations from UTP staff, RM200 baju raya voucher from Yayasan PETRONAS as well as kurma and food items from PETRONAS Human Capital Investment.
Other event held was the Sentuhan Kasih Ramadhan 2019 – STEM Programmme for the 177 orphans who attended the Iftar. The programme is facilitated by UTP volunteer students and assisted by UTP students sponsored by PETRONAS. It aims to nurture students in STEM and better the opportunities for underprivileged students to realise their potential through STEM education.