STAM has provided financial assistance for projects to improve the welfare of communities in Sarawak, irrespective of race, religion or creed, as well as financial contributions for education to private and/or independent Chinese Secondary Schools in Sarawak and through the Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC), to rural National schools in Sarawak.

In the past few years, STAM has been in partnership with STIDC to identify schools deserving of financial assistance especially for their students activities, in particular, those located in rural areas. STIDC, enlisted help from the Education Department Sarawak at the District level to identify eligible primary and secondary schools in these districts. For phase one of the project, 98 primary and 11 secondary schools in the Mukah, Dalat, Matu and Dato areas received financial assistance in 26 April 2013.

In phase two a total of 59 primary and 11 secondary schools were identified in the Bintulu, Tatau, Sebauh and Belaga areas. This number comprised 13 primary and 2 secondary schools in the Belaga area, 20 primary and 7 secondary schools in the Bintulu area, 13 primary and 1 secondary school each in the Tatau and Sebauh area. These schools received the financial assistance in 26 August 2014.

In phase three, 139 identified primary and 28 secondary schools located in the Miri, Subis and Baram areas received the financial assistance on 23 February 2016 and for phase four 61 primary and 9 secondary schools in Lawas and Limbang Districts on 25 April 2016.

In phase five, 99 identified primary and 25 secondary schools located in the Sibu, Kanowit and Selangau areas received the financial assistance on 23 September 2016.

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Financial Contribution to 14 Private Chinese Schools
and its Management Board on 1 July 2014.
      Datu Haji Sarudu bin Haji Hoklai, the General Manager of STIDC presented the cheques to the representatives from selected schools on 26 April 2013 at Three Rivers Government Secondary School, Mukah.
(Photo courtesy of STIDC)
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Representatives from each of the Department Sarawak receiving the financial contribution on behalf of the selected schools from Tuan Hj. Hashim Bin Hj. Bojet, the Deputy General Manager of STIDC at Parkcity Everly Hotel, Bintulu. (Photo courtesy of STIDC)      

District Education Officers receiving mock cheques on behalf of the identified primary and secondary schools in the Miri, Subis and Baram areas.



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