Estate Manager, Mr. Mohd Fairuz (second row, 5th left) represented SOP Foundation to hand over the SAP incentives to recipients of Marudi Region.

Writer – Kenny Wong

Miri – SOP Foundation has extended a helping hand to 94 students from 45 selected schools in Sarawak through its Student Adoption Programme (SAP) 2022/2023. SOP Foundation organised a handover ceremony in the Marudi, Sg. Asap region and this coming Wednesday at Sebauh.

Also reached out to diverse regions, including Lambir, Niah, Suai, Tatau, and Balingian. Recognising the geographical distance between these schools, SOP Foundation took the initiative to personally facilitate the handovers in each location.

Senior Estate Manager, Mr. Thimayah AL Thatiah (3rd left) and Senior Estate Manager Apong Ak Siri (4th right) represented SOP Foundation to hand over the SAP incentives to recipients of SMK Suai.

SAP is an integral part of SOP Foundation‘s initiatives, focusing on providing financial support for the educational needs of underprivileged children in primary and secondary schools located near the SOP’s operations. In this recent initiative, 94 students from low-income families received one-off financial assistance along with brand-new school bags and stationery.

SOP Foundation has now supported a total of 666 students through the same programme since 2016.

SOP, while excelling in the oil palm business, SOP Foundation actively collaborates with local communities, emphasizing mutual growth through various initiatives such as Young Achievers Award (YAA), SOP Vision Care Project, SOP Christmas Celebration with Local Communities, and the Healthy Strides Malaysia.

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