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Hong Leong Foundation recently donated RM493,833 to Montfort Boys Town (MBT) for the construction of a new dormitory which will allow MBT to accommodate 120 new intakes a year. According to MBT, qualified applicants have been increasing year-on-year but they have had to turn many away because of lack of space.
MBT has started construction of a 6 dormitories to house the new intakes. The Foundation's donation will sponsor the cost of one dormitory as well as furniture for all six dormitories.
MBT designs their vocational training workshops to empower the teenagers, helping them develop a solid sense of self-worth and self-respect. The youth turn out to be more responsible adults and are able to improve their lot in life.