KUALA LUMPUR, 20 OCTOBER 2022 – Children certainly make the world a better place. To ensure they stay happy and fulfilled, Malaysia’s favourite home improvement retailer MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Berhad [MR D.I.Y.] is a regular supporter of their activities around the country.
Recently, MR D.I.Y paid a visit to Malaysian Federation of the Deaf (MFD)’s community based-education centre Taska and Tadika Istika Jaya OKU Pendengaran to give away prizes in conjunction with their sports day. The MFD’s early childhood education centre is the only centre in Malaysia that provides and accommodates early education programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing children from Taska, Tadika, and transit programme (for primary school).
The retailer’s community outreach team, MR D.I.Y Cares, handed over fifteen prize hampers comprising stationery and educational toy sets to the children. Sixteen children aged between three to 12 years old also enjoyed interesting learning activities such as a bean bag race, rice sack race. giant clogs race, glass tower building and other games during the sports day held at their education centre in Puchong, Selangor.
In a separate programme, MR D.I.Y. also lent its support to a children’s fashion show contest organised by a shopping mall in Putrajaya. The show, held in conjunction with Merdeka Day, saw more than 30 participants aged 12 years and below dress up as iconic legends Tan Sri P Ramlee and Puan Sri Saloma. MR D.I.Y contributed ten hampers as prizes for the contest.
Commenting on both programmes, MR D.I.Y. Group Chairman, Dato’ Azlam Shah Alias said, “With activities back on track post-pandemic, it is time for Malaysians, especially children, to enjoy the activities they have missed these past two years. As a homegrown retailer, our role is not only to support Malaysians with our promise of ‘Always Low Prices’ promise but also to promote programmes that bring a positive impact on society. We hope our contribution will bring joy to the children and inspire them to be active.”