November 06, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

Perodua celebrates the light of Deepavali

Perodua celebrated an early Deepavali with a number of orphans and senior citizens in Ipoh

Another festival is fast coming up, and Perodua has taken this chance to celebrate an early Deepavali with 118 orphans and senior citizens in Ipoh, Perak. This saw the company spending time, distributing funds, school suppliers, new clothes and hampers to 104 orphans and 14 senior citizens from welfare homes.
 
The orphanages included in the programme are Vision Home, Arul Perum Jothy and Praise Girls Home, Gloria Old Folks Home was chosen as the recipient for the senior citizen welfare Home. These organisations were chosen as they best represent those who truly needed support.
A total of ten volunteers from the company had took part in the event which saw them assisting in cleaning of the charity homes and chaperoning the orphans to buy clothes and school supplies. Perodua also handed out hampers and other essential items to each home to help in the preparation of the upcoming Deepavali celebrations.
 
The celebration is part of Perodua’s Corporate Responsibility efforts. “Beginning this year, we have further increased our Corporate Responsibility programme to other states within the country as we show our gratitude to the nation for their support in making Perodua as the most preferred compact automotive brand in Malaysia,” Perodua President & CEO, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said.
 
“We hope our contribution would help in making the festival of lights that much brighter for those who are celebrating it and would help foster a greater understanding as well as harmony between our communities.” 
 
Jerrica Leong 
 

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