On 18th November 2023 (Saturday), KOWAJA held a Deepavali Celebration Ceremony with orphans & underprivileged children at Taman Ayer Panas, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. The KL Ikhlas Welfare Organization has become the preferred location for the celebration in conjunction with this year’s Deepavali celebration.
This Welfare House is inhabited by 25 children and teenagers between the ages of 2 and 18 who are managed by 5 employees.
Donations in the form of basic food and school equipment items along with Raya money to some extent can help cheer them up and add a happy atmosphere to them. KOWAJA also donates electrical items such as washing machines and rice cookers for their daily use.
The ceremony which started at 11.00 am to 2.00 pm was also graced by the presence of the Director of the Malaysian Cooperative Commission (SKM) Federal Territories branch, Tuan Haji Haji Efendee O.P. Andu and SKM officer, Mr. Hamni @ Farid bin Mat Dros. This ceremony was also attended by KOWAJA Board Members and KOWAJA staff.