Congratulations to Tan Sri Lee Oi Hian, Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd and his wife Puan Sri Sandra Lee, Daybreak executive chairman for being honoured with the Forbes Asia 2016 annual Heroes of Philanthropy list.
The Forbes report stated that the husband and wife team pursue separate causes.
“His Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Foundation, named for his father, awards scholarships to 50-60 students a year.
“Her Daybreak (an acronym for Disabled Adults and Youths Being Rewarded) training center rehabilitates physically and mentally challenged people”.
There were four Malaysians on the list the other two being Mah Sing Group managing director Tan Sri Leong Hoy Kum and Eu Yan Sang Malaysia chairman Datuk Anne Eu.
They are among 40 honorees from 13 countries who have made newsworthy donations in the past year.