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YAYASAN LAU GEK POH
|1||To provide free and subsidized education to the less privileged.|
|2||To support well documented, new entrepreneurial ideas and initiatives, which may be needing further research and development funding.|
|3||To support and undertake research work into the most suitable management approaches in a multi-racial society.|
|4||To support and provide cultural input to the society at a high moral level.|
The Lau Gek Poh Foundation is a registered philanthropic foundation. The
Foundation was incorporated on 11 June 1991. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Lau Gek
Poh (b. 1917 - 4 April 2008)
is the Founder of the Foundation and Mr. David Park is a Trustee of the Foundation.
The Foundation was established to receive and administer funds for education, scientific and charitable purposes, all for public welfare. The objects of the Foundation are:-
|1||To foster, develop and improve education of all kinds consistent with the National Education Policy.|
To subscribe and to grant donations to local or national institutions or organizations approved by the Director-General of Inland Revenue, Malaysia.
|3||To organize, carry out and support schemes for the relief of human suffering, improvement of the standard of human life and the treatment of sickness and disease.|
To assist, aid and give
relief to the poor and needy in particular widows and orphans,
victims of fire, floods, famine, war or calamity, and those in need of moral or social rehabilitation or welfare.
Effective January 1999 Lau Gek Poh Foundation assumed principal
sponsorship of Humana Child Aid Society Sabah, a charitable organization
which provides schooling in outlying areas in Sabah to children who
would otherwise be deprived of education. Humana presently has 59
schools with a total of 3,000 children.
Borneo Child Aid Society/Humana received a generous and important Donation From Lau Gek Poh Foundation of RM 100,000 in 2006. Our Sincere Thanks to Hap Seng through Managing Director Mr. Edward Lee and the Lau Gek Poh Foundation for the generous Donation.
The Lau Gek Poh Foundation Contributes RM1 Million To The Malaysian Tsunami
Lau Gek Poh Foundation building
Jalan Durahman, Mile 1 Tanjong Batu, Tawau, Sabah.
Gek Poh Hall in Gek Poh Foundation Building
Tan Sri Lau Gek Poh (1917 - 2008)
Tan Sri Lau Gek Poh passed away on 4th April 2008 at an old age at 92
Born in China, he settled in Sabah when he was 19. After World War II, he formed the Hap Seng company which was primarily involved in the timber business.
He later became the largest exporter of round logs from Sabah, earning him the title "timber tycoon of Sabah".
Lau also diversified his business by holding dealerships in Mercedes-Benz vehicles and subsequently into property development and investment, fertilizer and general trading, financial services and building a vast plantation empire.
He is survived by Puan Sri Khoo Geuh Noi, three children, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The remains was flew to Tawau, Sabah, on April 12, 2008.