DIALOG gives Lanjan Tigers a roaring boost in rugby
As an extension of DIALOG Group Berhad’s support in Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Lanjan (Asli) in Damansara Perdana, the company sponsored the Selangor Under-12 Rugby Championship 2018 which the school hosted over the recent weekend of 7th-8th April. The main aim is to provide the school with an opportunity to host a state-level event and expose their students to a higher level of competition. The 188 students of SK Bukit Lanjan hail from economically-challenged backgrounds and are beneficiaries of the MyKasih ‘Love My School’ bursary scheme sponsored by DIALOG since January 2014. In addition to the sponsorship of bursaries, DIALOG has expanded its scope of assistance to the school to include UPSR Study camps, 21st Century Classroom Transformation project (ICT infrastructure enhancements), annual sports carnivals and the edible garden project. SK Bukit Lanjan’s "Lanjan Tigers" under-12 rugby team was born in 2015 as the first, and still remains the one-and-only, Orang Asli rugby team in Selangor. DIALOG began supporting the Lanjan Tigers in 2016 by sponsoring their participation in district-, state- and national-level competitions. This year, DIALOG’s financial support has enabled SK Bukit Lanjan to host a tournament involving 24 teams, out of which, two were reigning champions in their respective districts! Lanjan Tigers proved to be strong and confident competing on home turf and successfully bagged the top prize in the Shield Category. Way to go, Lanjan Tigers! At the closing ceremony on Sunday 8th April, DIALOG Sports Club President, Mohd Qayyum bin Mohd Adnan, gave away the Tan Sri Dr Ngau Boon Keat Championship Trophy to the victorious team – SK Taman Seroja, as well as medals and prizes to the other category winners.