fbpx
Connect with us
TOPICS

Social Stories

Mother Asks for Raya Aid on FB, Gets Money & Buka Puasa Dinner From Melaka MP

Published

- World Of Buzz
Source: Sinar Harian & The Star

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Raya is around the corner and many of us are already prepping for that auspicious day! However, not everyone can afford to prepare for a decent festive holiday, as the case of this 37-year-old mother.

Therefore, in efforts to offer her family a decent Raya, Refina Ismail posted on her Facebook page asking for new clothes for her five children, reported The StarShe resorted to asking netizens for aid because Refina couldn’t afford to prep for Raya with her husband’s limited salary. Oh no. 🙁

As her post became viral, Refina eventually received the aid she needed but from an unexpected benefactor – the MP of Melaka. It’s her lucky day! 

Fmt Khoo Poay Tiong Facebook

Source: fmt

Refina was pleasantly surprised when Kota Melaka MP Khoo Poay Tiong, who is also a member of DAP, was one of the firsts to have come to her rescue. That’s the kind of spirit and kindness we need in every MP!

Sympathising with her condition, Khoo gave some cash to Refina and her family at her home yesterday (30 May 2018) and arranged for her family to buka puasa at the Bayou Lagoon Park Resort in Bukit Katil. Wah! 

“Welfare Department officers will register Refina for monthly cash aid,” he said after stating that it was heart-wrenching to see a mother asking for aid to give her children a memorable Raya.

That’s a good initiative!

Main Rq 310518 P014Ab Raqib 1

Source: the star

Refina later confessed that she was very desperate, so she had no choice but to share her problems with fellow netizens. She said that her husband Osman Albani, 42, works an odd job and earns only RM800 per month.

Part of the money is mainly used to cover their monthly house rental of RM450, and the balance will be segregated to cover school expenses and other expenses.

Refina also added that for the past few months, the remaining money was used to cover their travelling expenses from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur as their five-month-old infant, Natasha, needs to go for check-ups to monitor the hole in her heart at the National Heart Institute.

Not only that, Refina shared that her older children, Mohd Ridzwan, 11, Nur Ain Faharah, 9, Mohd Helmi, 7, and Mohd Khalid, 4, had been constantly asking for Raya clothes and shoes since Ramadan began. Pity the kids! 

“They hear stories of their classmates buying Hari Raya items and kept pestering us for new attire.”

“But we don’t have the money to buy all of them new sets of clothing,” she said, adding that it would be her family’s first time having their buka puasa at a hotel.

She also thanked the resort’s CEO, Datuk Marco Seow for arranging the special dinner for her family. Kudos Datuk Marco for helping out! 

Well, we are definitely happy that Refina got the aid she needed and we applaud Melaka’s MP for helping a family in need. We can all certainly take inspo from Khoo’s gesture of kindness to help one another as the festive season approaches. Spread kindness, not hate! 

 

Also read: Filipino Man Shares How 13yo Malaysian Went Out of His Way to Help Him at the Airport

13Yo M'sian Helps Injured Stranger In - World Of Buzz 5


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Ft Lrt 1 Ft Lrt 1
News10 hours ago

Another Day, Another Disruption to RapidKL’s Kelana Jaya Line LRT Service

Less than a month since the major disruptions to RapidKL’s LRT service, it appears that there has been no change....

Collage 3 4 Collage 3 4
News10 hours ago

PAS Refuses to be Part of “Minority” Gov’t Led by Anwar Ibrahim, Says They “Cakap tak serupa bikin”

Following the chaotic period prior to the formation of the unity government, a number of politicians are still not happy...

4 003 4 003
News1 day ago

Nik Nazmi Want Cabinet to be Filled With MPs Without Court Cases

PKR Vice President and Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad has urged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to not...

Feat Image Fawwaz Permatang Pauh Feat Image Fawwaz Permatang Pauh
News1 day ago

After Defeating Nurul Izzah in GE15, PN MP Hopes That Permatang Pauh Won’t be Sidelined by Anwar

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Permatang Pauh, Fawwaz Mohammad Jan was at the better end of a major upset...

Feat Image Pahang Regent Advice To State Govt Feat Image Pahang Regent Advice To State Govt
News2 days ago

Pahang Regent: State Govt Must Put Aside Ideologies, Sentiments & Prioritise State’s Development

The Regent of Pahang Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today decreed for the newly...

3 004 2 3 004 2
News2 days ago

PBRS & UMNO Wants Zahid Hamidi to be Named as Deputy Prime Minister

Both Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) and UMNO wants Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to be named as Deputy Prime...

Feat Image Pdrm Perak Arrest Gambling Wc Feat Image Pdrm Perak Arrest Gambling Wc
News2 days ago

PDRM Arrests 3 Men in Perak For Gambling Over FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Football Matches

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have arrested 3 men in Perak for their alleged involvement in online gambling over the...

Anwar Ft 1 Anwar Ft 1
News2 days ago

Sultan of Brunei Drives PM Anwar in His Own Car to Seri Perdana During His Special Visit

Today (November 28), the Sultan of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah made a special visit to Malaysia and met up with...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY

Anwar as PM-10! Stay updated with the latest post-GE15 news here.

X