Blogged by @Lan
For St Theresa & De La Salle Hostel Kota Marudu and Borneo Divers Sabah & Sea Sports
(Image header: Group photo in front of Borneo Divers Dive Academy at Mamutik Island)
16 October 2017, Kota Kinabalu – As part of Borneo Divers and Sea Sports (Sabah) Sdn Bhd’s corporate social responsibility. Borneo Divers Dive Academy and Leisure Centre invited 81 children from St. Theresa and De La Salle Hostel Kota Marudu to their new facility at Mamutik Island located within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park along with Sister Rose and an assistant. The children were in the island from 11am to 7pm.
The Children arrived STAR Marina of Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa at 10:30am, after registration and safety briefing the children were transferred from STAR Marina Jetty to the island with 4 boats. Upon arriving Mamutik Island at 11am, they were given light snacks before and an introduction to our Financial Controller, Ms Chew Peck Kim. The children started their fun-filled activities at the beach.
After about an hour of fun at the beach, Chef Aidil treated the children to a scrumptious meal, from delicious Sabah Fried Noodles to Grilled Chicken Wings to Curry Lamb and many more. Borneo Divers team members then entertained all the children with games and music. They played crazy walk, balloon passing, treasure hunt and had a “Baby Shark” dance session. Everyone incredible fun Children were thrilled with the prizes won during the games session.
After the games, all the children were invited to the in-door dining room for study award giving ceremony where children with good academic achievement in school and public exams were given a token of encouragement for their outstanding performance which were sponsored by Datuk Admund Looh, owner of Borneo Divers and Sea Sports (Sabah) Sdn Bhd and our good partner, Lianhai Holidays in China. Thereafter, dinner was served before they were being transferred back to Kota Marudu.
Chew Peck Kim, Operations Controller said, “Borneo Divers is very happy to that all the children had a fun day in the island today and will be happy to welcome them into the island every year. She also mentioned, “Compliments to those who did academically well and those children who did not receive any awards should not be discouraged but strive to work hard academically and hopefully excels in other areas of interest and to grow up to be a useful person in this society.”
This amazing day would not be a success without the good support and generous sponsorship of Classic Holidays, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort, Borneo Nature Explorer, Sabah Parks and the team members of Borneo Divers.