Kota Kinabalu, 19 December 2020: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) will assist low-income families whose children have unpaid fees so that students can continue their studies at ease.
Appointed Assemblyman Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee expressed concern over the Chinese education in the State and said SAPP had made arrangements to help the families.
He said as the threat level of Covid-19 remains critical in Sabah, he has secured RM10,000 funding from the State Government to assist students of local private schools whose families are experiencing financial difficulties.
“Since the outbreak of Covid-19 began several months ago, many people have suffered financially.
“The source of income of majority average households have been greatly affected by the declining economy.
“Many parents start having difficulties paying fees for their children who are still attending private schools,” said Yong.
Meanwhile, SAPP Branch Chairman Wong Vui Khim and Thong Yong Hung accompanied by the party Advisor Datuk Wong Yit Ming made special trips to Kian Kok Middle School and Sabah Tshung Tshin Secondary School, and personally delivered a donation of RM5,000 to each school.
Representatives of SAPP have expressed their gratitude to both Headmasters for their assistance and arrangements.
It was learnt that the school fees of 17 students of both schools have been fully paid through the special funding.