Members of the public can now donate to the National Orphans Fund through the SMS Brunei Prihatin starting from yesterday until the 18th of June 2018. The SMS Brunei Prihatin for the National Orphans Fund was launched yesterday morning as part of an effort to provide convenience for the public to make donations to the fund.

The launch was officiated by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. The SMS Brunei Prihatin is an annual project of the Community Development Department, Radio Television Brunei, DST and Progresif Cellular Sendirian Berhad. The project was initiated in 2015 and has continuously received an encouraging response from the public. Donations will be channelled to the National Orphans Fund under the purview of the Community Development Department, JAPEM. Also present was Datin Paduka Doctor Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Members of the public who wish to donate to the National Orphans Fund can do so through SMS by typing YATIM without space followed by the amount to be donated either 1, 5, 10, 15 or 20, and send to 38111 for DST and Progresif Cellular Sendirian Berhad subscribers.

Source: Radio Television Brunei