Bakasa char­ity bazaar to raise funds for needy chil­dren

New Straits Times - - News -

THE pub­lic will have an op­por­tu­nity to shop for a good cause at the Badan Amal Kasih Sayang Malaysia (Bakasa) char­ity bazaar in Kuala Lumpur this Satur­day.

Bakasa pro­mo­tions com­mit­tee chair­man Datuk Alia H.M. Jally said pro­ceeds from the char­ity bazaar would be chan­nelled to the un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren of Rumah Kanak-Kanak Tengku Am­puan Afzan.

“The char­ity bazaar is one of our an­nual ini­tia­tives to raise funds to help the needy.

“A va­ri­ety of items, in­clud­ing col­lectibles and hand­i­craft, will be sold at the bazaar. Apart from clothes, ac­ces­sories and home ap­pli­ances, food items will also be on sale. There will also be en­ter­tain­ment for the crowd.”

Alia said Bakasa was a non-gov­ern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion that catered to un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren.

“Bakasa, un­der the pa­tron­age of Tengku Pu­teri Seri Teja Pa­hang Tengku Muhaini Sul­tan Ah­mad Shah, runs Rumah KanakKanak Tengku Am­puan Afzan in Raub, Pa­hang. The home has about 70 chil­dren, aged be­tween 7 and 18 years.”

The char­ity bazaar will be held at No 15, Jalan Ru, Off Jalan Am­pang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur, from 11am to 7pm on Satur­day.

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