27 March 2010 ... Mutiara Lions in co-operation with the MyKasih Foundation conducted an orientation and poor family registration programme for twenty seven (27) adopted poor families at the St. Xavier's Institution in Penang.The families were recommended by the school's welfare committee, screened by our Poor Family & Medical Support committee under the leadership of PP Quah Bah Aik and recommended by our Club to MyKasih Foundation for adoption over a one year period. The adopted families are entitled to claim RM100.00 worth of daily food necessities to feed their family members per month. The daily food necessities comprise of rice, milk, milk powder, cooking oil and other essentials. Each family will be sponsored for a period of one calender year. Besides sponsoring the poor families daily food necessities, the poor family adoption programme will see MyKasih Foundation staff conducting seminars and financial programmes to help improve the lives and financial situation of these families over a one year period.
Present at the registration exercise were President Alan Cheah, PCC Allan Cheah, PP Quah Bah Aik, Lion Tina Tan, Lion Monica Sio and Lion Gertrude Soong whilst Mr. Sukhbindar Singh and Mr. Kevyn Gomes from MyKasih Foundation and Mr. Sim Hock Keat, Sr. Assistant (Student Affairs) and Puan Doreen from the school.