Wanita MCA helps single mother Loh to start afresh


KUALA LUMPUR: Loh Siew Hong, the single mother who just lately gained custody of her three youngsters, will obtain the help from Wanita MCA to start afresh.

Wanita MCA nationwide chairperson Datuk Heng Seai Kie stated the help won’t solely be restricted to a donation drive however may even assist Loh resettle in life via the Women Emancipation & Empowerment Agenda (2Es) programme, which is supposed to assist girls who survived home abuse get again on their toes.

Loh may even be supplied a meals stall at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) to run a meals enterprise.

Loh, 35, just lately tendered her resignation as an assistant chef at a resort in Genting Highlands in hopes of being nearer to her 14-year-old twin daughters and 10-year-old son, in addition to beginning a meals enterprise.

Besides that, her youngsters’s schooling may even be taken care of with TAR UC offering them a scholarship.

Heng added that psychological and counselling companies, lodging, low curiosity enterprise mortgage beneath Kojadi and different assist associated to her enterprise, shall be supplied by Wanita MCA and volunteers.

“We hope all this will be able to help her to move forward by leaving her sad past behind and start a new family life with her newly reunited kids,” stated the previous deputy minister within the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development on Thursday (March 3) at Wisma MCA right here.

Additionally, Wanita MCA may even be conducting a donation drive to increase funds for Loh, which can start as we speak and finish on March 10.

Donors can channel their contributions to the Loh Siew Hong and Family’s Resettlement Fund via CIMB Bank Account 8007009056.

The goal for the fundraiser is RM80,000 which is the quantity wanted to cowl Loh’s future wants.

Heng additionally thanked NGOs and all events who got here ahead to assist Loh via numerous initiatives together with fundraising.

Loh who was additionally current on the press convention thanked everybody who got here ahead to assist her throughout making an attempt occasions.

“(It is) because of all of you, my children and I are a family again,” she stated whereas choking up.

On Feb 21, the Kuala Lumpur High Court allowed Loh’s habeas corpus software and ordered her youngsters to be launched to her from the Social Welfare Department’s care.

She was granted sole custody of the kids by the High Court, put up her divorce in 2019.

However, Loh, an alleged home violence sufferer, misplaced contact along with her youngsters for 3 years.

He ex-husband, an Indian-Muslim convert, took the kids to Perlis and organized for them to be transformed to Islam.

He has since been arrested for a drug offence and is now in jail in Kelantan.

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