Enriching educational trip for Dewanita entrepreneurs

Mordiah (standing front, centre) and Mujan on her left, together with the delegates gather for a memento group photo at The Rizqun Hotel Brunei, prior to their flight back to Sarawak.

MARUDI: It was an enriching experience for 25 Dewanita members during their recent educational trip to Lawas and Brunei.

Dewanita is the women’s section of Sarawak Bumiputera Entrepreneurs Chamber(DUBS).

Facilitating the Brunei programme were Women’s Business Council of Brunei Darussalam president Datin Paduka Rokiah Zakiah and the council’s deputy president I, Mordiah Jackia.

The Lawas programme was jointly conducted by the Bukit Sari branch of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Women, Councillor Aisyah Bahar and the Lawas branch of Sarawak Federation of Women Institutes (SFWI)

Mujan (right) and her fellow delegates attend a Kek Lapis Sarawak class in Lawas.

The programme participants comprised Dewanita president Juita Drap, head of delegates Anisah Hussain, Persatuan Penguasaha Kek Lapis Sarawak (PPKLS) chairwoman Rabiah Amit, DUBS Marudi chairwoman Mujan Lah and her committee member Annia Selalang, as well as PPKLS members from Kuching, Miri and Marudi.

According to Mujan, the trip to Lawas and Brunei was a Dewanita’s annual programme meant to reinforce the spirit of entrepreneurship in their members.

“We took part in the ‘Brunei Bazaar’ at The Rizqun Hotel Brunei together with Datin Paduka Rokiah and fellow women entrepreneurs from Brunei.

“In Lawas, we attended a seminar on entrepreneurship, which was conducted by Juita Drap, as well as Kek Lapis Sarawak classes run by Rabiah Amit and Meriam Aren,” Mujan, who is also Dewanita Marudi chief, told The Borneo Post here.

Mujan and Mordiah (seated – second right and centre) join the Sarawak delegates and some of the Brunei women entrepreneurs in a photo-call at the hotel.

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