The government is serious about helping the needy that it has allocated RM1.4 billion this year for the Program Kebajikan Rakyat 1Malaysia (KAR1SMA) to improve their lot.

Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Datuk Heng Seai Kie said the programme which would benefit more than 500,000 of the urban and rural poor and needy was aimed at ultimately eradicating poverty.

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