The Malaysian AEON Foundation (MAF) continues with one of its flagships festive programme, AEON Mesra Deepavali, in anticipation of the upcoming Deepavali celebration at AEON BiG Falim, Ipoh.
In this event MAF works together with two organisations namely Sree Muneeswarar Temple and Persatuan Wanita Perak in bringing 80 children from 30 underprivileged households in Ipoh for a joyful Deepavali shopping experience at AEON BiG Falim. For this session each of them is given RM200 to get them a complete Deepavali clothing, shoes and other accessories. The activity is also assisted by volunteers from AEON BiG Malaysia Sdn Bhd, AEON Credit Service Berhad, and AEON CO. (M) BHD.
Apart from shopping for Deepavali clothes, each family received ‘Kotak AEON Bersamamu’, containing grocery items worth RM100 with additional RM200 ‘duit raya’ for their festive preparation. The children received RM50 each for their pocket money. The event was also enlivened with Deepavali kolam design competition participated by the children.