i-CATS Pre-Christmas Celebration with Children from Rumah Kanak-Kanak: A Joyful Welcoming of Christmas Season

Article by Corporate Communication Unit, PPKS

On 20th December, 2019, a total of 25 students from Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) E-Commerce programmme together with five lecturers from the School of Business and Accounting celebrated a pre-Christmas event with 40 children of Rumah Kanak-Kanak Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah, in Kuching.

According to Mr. Wan Mohd Hamidi bin Wan Ahmed, a lecturer who helped to organize the event, besides bringing the spirit of Christmas in celebration of love, giving, joy and peace as motivation for the children, the event was also designed to bring people together encouraging collaboration, developing humanity skills as well as improving the communication skills of the students when in contact with the society.

Among the activities carried out were games with the kids, as well as dancing and singing Christmas songs. Participants also competed in creating a snowman using newspapers and the teams with the most creative snowman was announced the winner.

During the closing ceremony, the Head of Programme for BBA E-Commerce, Mdm. Nurashikin Nazer distributed Christmas gifts to the children which comprise of sponsorship items and mementos to the staff of Rumah Kanak-Kanak Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah. The occasion was also attended by the Head of School for Business and Accounting, Mr. Desmond Sateng.

The organising team expressed gratitude to all the sponsors for making the event a success especially the Meritin Hotel Kuching for providing food and refreshments. It is hoped that this kind of social activity will always be supported by all walk of society to shape future generations of our country.