2012
11
Feb

SUNWAY-TES PRESENTS RM200,000 WORTH OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO NGO ONE CARING HEART MALAYSIA

Feb 3, 2012, Bandar Sunway : Sunway-TES Sdn Bhd, a member of the Sunway Education Group, presented RM200,000 worth of scholarships to pursue CAT (Certified Accounting Technician)  and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) programmes to One Caring Heart Malaysia, a non-profit organisation.

Mr. Teo Ee Sing, Executive Director of Sunway-TES presented the scholarships to Ms Sarojini Ruth Rajahser, Deputy President of One Caring Heart Malaysia, witnessed by Y.B. Senator Datuk Heng Seai Kie, Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development in the presence of Puan Sri Datin Seri (Dr.) Susan Cheah, EXCO member of Sunway Group; Elizabeth Lee, Executive Director of Sunway Education Group; Puan Sri Cecilia Lim and Dato Anne Eu, advisors of One Caring Heart Malaysia.

(From L-R) Elizabeth Lee, Executive Director of Sunway Education Group; Puan Sri Datin Seri (Dr.) Susan Cheah, EXCO member of Sunway Group; Mr. Teo Ee Sing, Executive Director of Sunway-TES; Y.B. Senator Datuk Heng Seai Kie, Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development; Ms Sarojini Ruth Rajahser, Deputy President of One Caring Heart Malaysia; Puan Sri Cecilia Lim; and Dato Anne Eu, advisors of One Caring Heart Malaysia.

One Caring Heart Malaysia’s objectives are to nurture youth and single mothers by providing training in line with economic transformation programme to uplift standards of living of the nation. It also organises events and seminars to promote skills development and encourage social entrepreneurship for nation-building projects.

The biggest Parents Day event in Sunway Lagoon which it organised last year, enabled thousands of children from various homes to have a fun and memorable day at Sunway Lagoon. This project was endorsed by “The Malaysian Book of Records” as the biggest Parents’ Day event.

Today, with the support of Sunway-TES, One Caring Heart Malaysia has extended its care to another project to assist 5 financially disadvantaged families whereby an individual from each family is able to study CAT or ACCA in Sunway-TES.

Mr Teo said “This is part of Sunway-TES’ Corporate Social Responsibility effort to empower less-fortunate individuals with the gift of education. Accounting is a versatile and practical profession that enables graduates to be employed in all types of industries. Through this gift, the recipients can look forward to a bright future.”

Sunway-TES is a provider of the world-renowned Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) courses from the United Kingdom. In 2003, Sunway-TES was awarded Premier Plus Status by ACCA UK and in 2007, Sunway-TES achieved Approved Learning Partner – Student Tuition, Platinum Status also by ACCA UK. Sunway-TES has maintained both these awards which is a reflection of its high quality of accounting education.

Y.B Datuk Senator Heng expressed “We, at the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development have played a major role in coordinating the welfare of women in the economy. I’m proud to see the Sunway Education Group assist our needy youths.  We would like to see more institutions coming in to participate in such a worthy cause.  Social entrepreneurship is to be encouraged to enable the less fortunate an opportunity to learn a skill to start. Sunway-TES has set a good example of contributing towards CSR Programme for the society. Their initiative is a good example to all”.

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