RM600 Rahmah Cash Aid Given Out

Sumbangan Rahmah aid programmes

It was recently announced that up to a total of 200,000 Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah (STR) recipients who fall under the “poor” category based on e-kasih data will receive Sumbangan Asas Rahmah (SARa) which amounts to RM600 starting on 17 July 2023.

The financial aid is primarily meant to help the less fortunate obtain food supplies to meet basic needs and reduce the cost of living. 

According to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the aid is given through the Social Protection for the Needy initiative and is the first step towards realising the Madani economic narrative ahead of the tabling of the Madani Budget 2024 in October.

Rahmah Cash Aid (STR)

Earlier last month, applicants who were not successful were also asked to file their appeal with LHDN.

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The prime minister also updated about a related aid programme, the Sumbangan Asas Rahmah (SARa)

SARa recipients can make cashless purchases at selected supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide. Participating outlets include 99 Spehttps://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=676671311163683&set=pcb.676671884496959edmart, Econsave, Giant Hypermarket, Lotus’s and Mydin.

The SARa recipients just need show their MyKad when making selected purchases from the approved categories.

Sumbangan Asas Rahmah

The programme will run for six months until the end of December this year.

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