B40 families face steep climb out of Covid-19 crisis


Sheridan Mahavera Zaim Ibrahim

During the MCO, Putrajaya gave out RM10 billion in one-off cash aid under its Prihatin stimulus package for households and bachelors earning below RM8,000. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 6, 2020.

AFTER losing their regular income after the movement-control order (MCO) came into force on March 18, Hamidah Hussin’s family is slowly pulling out of the hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

However, they are still nowhere near earning what they used to.


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