As the leading provider of early childhood education, Smart Reader® Worldwide is passionate in giving back to society especially the young generations, as they understand the positive impact one can made from a generous and thoughtful contribution. During every single main festivity celebrated by different races in Malaysia, as a part of their Corporate Social Responsbilty, Smart Reader® Worldwide will be planning various iniatives to share cheer and happiness among the unfortunates.
This year on Christmas, Smart Reader® Worldwide’s staff lead by executive directors, Mr. Kevan and Keefe Ong, spread cheer to over 100 young patients in Paediatric Ward of Hospital Kuala Lumpur. With charming Christmas-themed headgears and accecories, the team along with their very own Santa Claus, distributed gift bags filled with snacks, Christmas cookies, and books sponsored by PTS Media Group SDN. BHD. Furthermore, each patient was also visited by a delightful clown that made colourful balloon sculptures, filling the ward with smiles and laughter.
During the visit, the team interacted with the children with games and song session. This was followed by a speech from Encik Shahrul Hafizi, Public Relation representative from Hospital Kuala Lumpur. He said the staff of the hospital were happy to collaborate with Smart Reader® Worldwide to organise the event. “It is heart-breaking that most of these children spend their days on bed because of their illness, some more chronic than others. The visit from Smart Reader® Worldwide is a much needed boost to cheer and elevate their spirit.” he continued. Pn. Nik Kalthom, the chief nurse, supported this statement by sharing educative information about the condition of the patients from the ward and express her gratitude to the generous team. Mr. Kevan Ong, Executive Director of Smart Reader® Worldwide presented the hardworking staff with a Christmas-themed hamper.
“Besides our continued tradition of helping the less fortunate during festive season, Smart Reader® Worldwide, also offers preschool scholarships to underprivileged children under the National One Child One Hope Education Scholarship Programme. The scholarship programme has assisted more than 500 less fortunate children nationwide in receiving a more convenient access to quality early childhood education.” said Kevan Ong.
Smart Reader® Worldwide has also initiated the Hope Channel that fulfils the wishes of needy individuals to make their lives more meaningful. The activities are filmed and published on YouTube.
Smart Reader® Worldwide will continue its noble mission to bring about positive change and well-being to the community. The educational programmes offered by Smart Reader® Worldwide are Smart Reader Kids®, Smart Reader Kids Islamic®, Smart Reader Kids® Mandarin Medium, Smart Reader Kids Intensive English Programme®, Smart Reader Kids® Tamil Language programme, and Smart Reader Kids++® franchise programmes.
For more information on Smart Reader® Worldwide’s franchised programmes, please call 03-6279 5555 or the SMARTLine at 1300 88 5555. Alternatively, you can visit www.smartreader.edu.my or log on to Facebook at smartreaderworldwide, Instagram at smartreaderworldwide or Twitter at Smartreader_SRW.
Smart Reader® Worldwide staff and executive directors, Mr. Kevan and Keefe Ong posed with the wonderful staff of Hospital Kuala Lumpur’s Paediatric Ward as well as patients.
While distributing the goodie bag, Mr. Kevan and Keefe Ong took their time to cheer the young patients.