B40, migrants give back with PPE for Sabah hospitals

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Members of the B40 group and migrant communities sewing PPE for Queen Elizabeth Hospital at Dignity’s social enterprise arm, Sew X. – Dignity for Children Foundation pic, October 29, 2020.

AS corporations and businesses donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to Sabah hospitals fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, a social enterprise is also marshalling its troops – migrants and members of underprivileged communities – to sew some of the much-needed gear.

This not only helps beleaguered hospitals in the state where the pandemic is hitting hardest, but also gives disadvantaged communities work, as well as a sense of contributing to the country, said Dignity for Children Foundation’s Natalie Tan Sook Ling.

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