Automotive

Published on March 29th, 2017 | by Amirul Mukminin

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Ford Donates Vehicles and Equipment to Montfort Boys Town as part of its Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme

Ford Motor Company, together with its local partner Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), today named Montfort Boys Town in Selangor as the latest recipient of its Ford Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme in Malaysia.

Ford together with SDAC, sourced two vehicles – Ford Kuga and a Mondeo – and purchased training equipment for use by the students to gain practical knowledge and skills and assisting them towards becoming successful automotive technicians.

Montfort Boys Town provides practical vocational training to underprivileged youths to help them acquire the right skills to enter the workforce and live a successful life. The school currently offers Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM), Automotive After Sales and Service training, level one (SKM 1) and two (SKM 2).

The donated Ford vehicles and equipment will allow Montfort Boys Town to introduce a SKM 3 programme.

“Ford is proud to support the Montfort Boys Town and help further build on the learning opportunities and practical training and experience they can provide to their students,” said Bagus Susanto, managing director, Asia Pacific Emerging Markets, Ford Motor Company.

“Ford Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme is part of our continuedinvestment in the social and economic development of our country. We hope our contribution will help the students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the workforce and propel their future careers,” added Syed Ahmad Muzri Syed Faiz, managing director, Sime Darby Auto Connexion.


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