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Maszlee on a mission to save 1,000 students from dropping out of school
Published:  Jan 29, 2021 1:57 AM
Updated: 4:03 AM

Former education minister Maszlee Malik has launched a public sponsorship programme to save students from dropping out of schools during Covid-19 pandemic period.

His education movement - Untuk Malaysia - needs at least RM250 per child every month to keep his campaign going. He plans to help at least 1,000 children in the first stage.

Under the programme, each volunteer or teacher will be trained before embarking on their mission to teach the children to read, write and calculate, in the hope of saving them from dropping out of school. Each teacher will take care of two children residing...

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