EKOVEST CONTRIBUTES TO NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN’S INSTITUTES OF MALAYSIA
In conjunction with the launching of the 12th General Assembly of the National Association of Women’s Institutes of Malaysia for the years 2016/2018, Ekovest Berhad Managing Director, Datuk Seri Lim Keng Cheng presented a cheque of RM1,000,000.00 to the Association.
Present at the General Assembly, was patron of the National Association of Women’s Institutes of Malaysia, Yang di Pertua – YAM Tengku Putri Utama Perlis Dato Seri DiRaja Sharifah Salwa binti Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, and other members of various Women’s Institutes branches from all over the country.
The national association of women’s institutes of Malaysia was established in 1952, operating and making a difference in the rights of Women since 64 years ago. The General Assembly provides an opportunity for members to discuss certain issues pertaining to Women’s rights in and around the country, allowing for a platform for the exchange of views of the various members.
Datuk Seri Lim Keng Cheng affirmed that the National Association of Women’s Institutes of Malaysia has contributed immensely to the development of women’s rights in various fields, ranging from education, economy and social fields. Furthermore applying the values of leadership, fostering a spirit of unity, contributing ideas, spirit, and energy to achieve development and social progress was a feature that encapsulated Ekovest to contribute to the Women’s Institute.
Members of the Women’s Institutes have become endearing women who are responsible for managing and educating families, communities and nations. Additionally, the various branches work tireless to ensure that they encourage the spirit of unity by helping each other. The work that these branches do throughout the year include helping and contributing to various charities, especially in helping orphans, senior citizens and single mothers.