Members of the public can now donate to the National Orphans Fund through the SMS Brunei Prihatin until the 1st of June. The SMS Brunei Prihatin for the National Orphans Fund was launched yesterday as part of an effort to provide convenience for the public to make donations to the fund.

It 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 under the collaboration of the Community Development Department, Radio Television Brunei, DST and Progresif Cellular Sendirian Berhad. Also in attendance were Datin Paduka Doctor Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and Dayang Saidah binti Haji Wahid @ Burut, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Community at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

DST and Progresif Cellular users can make donations by typing YATIM followed by the amount to be donated either 1, 5, 10, 15 or 20, without space and send to 38111.

Source: Radio Television Brunei