10 December, JELEBU – Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) set aside RM200,000 this year for TNB Negeri Sembilan to spend on building four homes for the underprivileged via its Baiti Jannati project.
TNB Negeri Sembilan customer service and business development manager, Rosita Adnan, said the project launched in 2007 is aimed at helping the less fortunate live a comfortable life.
“The focus is repairing ramshackle homes or building new ones for carefully chosen people like senior citizens, those living in remote areas and single mothers, she said at a ceremony today to hand Sabariah Ahmad, 55, of Kampung Pergai, the keys to her new three-room, two-bathroom home which cost RM50,000 to build.
Till the end of 2017, 439 people have benefitted from the programme with RM16.5 million spent. This year, TNB has allocated RM5.7 million to be used on 108 homes in the peninsula,” she added during her speech.
The ceremony was officiated by Klawang state assemblyman and state agriculture and agro-based industry chairman, Bakri Sawir.
When asked how she feels about her new home, Sabariah a single mum of four – said: “Only Allah can repay them for their generosity.