Donation Giving Ceremony - Tempat Transit Gelandangan (TTG) Sibu
Posted on : 01 Aug 2022  Source of News: Corporate Communication

The Donation Giving Ceremony for Tempat Transit Gelandangan (TTG) Sibu was handed over by Ir. Richard Anak Tajan, Director of Public Works to Kapitan Tienf Mee Ann, Chairman (TTG Sibu). Prior to that, a briefing on the background and functionalities of TTG was delivered by Winnie Wong, Supervisor (TTG Sibu). It was established to provide temporary sanctuary for the homeless people. Aside from Sibu area, the institution also provides shelter for people from Kanowit, Betong dan Miri. The TTG was fully completed on 31 October 2021 and is currently managed by 1 Supervisor, 7 workers and 20 volunteers. From the 38 people who had registered, 6 of them had safely returned to their family, 8 had found new jobs and accommodation and 23 of them had voluntarily departed. Currently there are 14 people who are still residing in the TTG.

In his speech, DPW has suggested that this program can be continued in other divisions as well as JKR Headquarters as he is very committed to inculcate the spirit of "giving back to the community" within the staff of the department. He also hopes that other government agencies such as Resident Offices can also contribute to this cause so that it can lessen the burden faced by the unfortunates.

Before concluding his speech, DPW had expressed his gratitude to JKR Sibu Divisional Office and JKR Central Regional Office for including this TTG as part of the CSR program. Also present during the visit were Encik Meehan Anak Jorai, Head of Projects (JKR HQ), Ir Anding Anak Unchi, Regional Manager (JKR CRO), Ir John Wong Toh Koo, Divisional Engineer (JKR Sibu) and officers from JKR CRO and JKR Sibu.