7,000 COVID-19 kits and school sanitation equipment donated to students and teachers from 24 schools across Peninsula Malaysia 

(front row, from left) Nigel Wong, Director of Operations, Buildcon Concrete Sdn.Bhd., Rachel Yeoh, Director of YTL Cement, Dato’ Hamidah Maktar, Executive Director, Sentul Raya Sdn Bhd and Ong Ping Ping, Director of Communications, YTL Cement with representatives of schools in the Sentul area during a recent COVID-19 Care Kit handover ceremony. 

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 May 2021 – YTL Cement has launched its dedicated CSR arm, BUILDS, with an initiative focused on community health and safety. BUILDS has distributed 7,000 COVID-19 Care Kits and donated essential cleaning equipment to students and teachers from 24 schools across Peninsula Malaysia. 

As an extension of YTL Cement’s commitment to building better together, the mission of BUILDS is defined by its three pillars: community, sustainability and education. These anchor its efforts to ensure the wellbeing of people, the environment, and the making of sustainable and worthwhile progress. They will guide the course of its work. 

Rachel Yeoh, Director of YTL Cement, elaborates, “Through BUILDS, we are working alongside community members to enrich lives and improve livelihoods. We will continue to be proactive in our efforts to protect the environment around us whilst, additionally, providing opportunities for academic progress across all levels of education. 

“Whether directly or indirectly, the pandemic has affected many people. We mobilised this Care Kit initiative because we felt it was necessary to act. We wanted to put people first and to help them protect themselves and others,” she added. 

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