Women Empowerment Project in Sarawak. This is a long term CSR programme which the Company supports, to empower the wellbeing of the Iban women in a native rural area in Sarawak through Mega Fortris Jari Indai Cares. Mendamit Longhouse contains 43 families and 35 children under the age of 12 years old.
Mega Fortris Jari Indai Cares’ mission is to create sustainable income for families and children. As the women in the longhouse are skillful in creating hand-made weaves tote bag – with native Borneo design – a unique handicraft product from Malaysia, Mega Fortris Jari Indai Cares ensures that the products produced by the women will be marketed through other Mega Fortris global subsidiaries. This initiative would further enhance their livelihood by enabling a sustainable income for the Women weavers.