TERENGGANU BERI BANTUAN RM2,000 KEPADA IBU DAN BAPA TUNGGAL YANG KAHWIN LAGI

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    Abdullah pays tribute to Karpal’s life of service – Bernama

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KUALA TERENGGANU, 13 Dis (Bernama) -- Bermula Januari depan, kerajaan negeri

Terengganu akan memberikan bantuan sebanyak RM2,000 kepada mana-mana ibu tunggal

dan bapa tunggal yang berkahwin semula.

Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Kebajikan, Pembangunan Masyarakat dan Wanita negeri,

Yahaya Khatib Mohamad berkata bantuan julung kali diwujudkan itu bertujuan

mengalakkan golongan berkenaan mendirikan rumahtangga semula selepas melalui

fasa perceraian.

"Peruntukan RM2,000 berkenaan merupakan inisiatif kerajaan negeri bagi

meringankan beban golongan itu untuk meneruskan kehidupan baharu bersama

pasangan mereka," katanya pada sesi penggulungan pada persidangan Dewan

Undangan Negeri hari ini.

Katanya sehingga kini seramai 21,838 ibu tunggal dan 2,890 bapa tunggal

dicatatkan di negeri ini.

Selain itu, katanya peruntukan sebanyak RM20 juta dalam Belanjawan

Terengganu 2013 di bawah program ibu tunggal, akan turut diagihkan kepada

golongan bapa tunggal.

-- LAGI

DEWAN-TERENGGANU (TUNGGAL) 2 KUALA TERENGGANU

"Di dalam Belanjawan 2013 sebanyak RM20 juta disediakan untuk ibu tunggal

dan daripada jumlah itu kita akan ambil kira untuk diberi kepada bapa tunggal

juga," katanya.

Yahya berkata kerajaan menyediakan pelbagai program di bawah Yayasan

Pembangunan Keluarga (YPK) dan Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita Negeri Terngganu bagi

membantu meningkatkan taraf hidup ibu tunggal.

Beliau berkata antara program berkenaan ialah bengkel, kursus kemahiran,

masakan dan jahitan, bengkel pemantapan pengurusan dan lawatan sambil belajar.

Katanya selain itu YPK juga mengadakan program peningkatan ekonomi yang

melibatkan pinjaman modal dan program ekonomi berkelompok, program inkubator

bagi memberikan latihan kepada ibu tunggal, program bimbingan keluarga dan

pendidikan untuk anak-anak ibu tunggal.

"Kerajaan juga mengadakan bantuan pengurusan kepada kelab-kelab ibu tunggal

iaitu dana untuk pengurusan kelab sebanyak RM2,000 bagi setiap kelab yang

meliputi 32 buah di setiap DUN di negeri ini," katanya ketika menjawab soalan

Ramlan Ali (BN-Jabi).

-- LAGI

DEWAN-TERENGGANU 3 (AKHIR) KUALA TERENGGANU

Yahya berkata semua program yang diwujudkan untuk golongan ibu tunggal

mencapai kecemerlangan di mana seramai 2,771 orang ibu tunggal terlibat secara

langsung dalam program yang telah diadakan itu dan mereka mampu hidup berdikari

dan menambah pendapatan.

"Ada antara ibu tunggal itu telah meningkat pendapatan mereka sehingga

RM6,000 dan RM7,000 sebulan dengan melibatkan diri dalam bidang perniagaan di

bawah bimbingan YPK," katanya.

-- BERNAMA

TAJ NFI AZM RHM

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