Sabah govt provides development programmes for well-being of women18 Jan 2022
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government continues to prioritise women’s development programmes to help those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, including women entrepreneurs in the state.
The chief minister’s wife, Datin Seri Juliah Salag, said the government’s concern was proven through the state’s 2022 Budget, where RM17.61 million was allocated to implement women’s development programmes.
Of the amount, RM11.8 million was allocated to Yayasan Usaha Maju (YUM) and RM5.81 million to Sabah Women’s Affairs Department (JHEWA).
“This allocation is for the implementation of human capital development programmes for the well-being of women.