Student Affairs Division (STAD) through its University Community Transformation Centre (UCTC) initiated several efforts in helping out those affected by the Covid-19 situation on 24 March 2020. They supplied food to 150 volunteers of Angkatan Pertahanan Awam and 100 Patient under Investigation (PUI) at CREATE JKR Simpang Ampat, Melaka. This initiative was a joint effort between UCTC and Yayasan Food Bank Malaysia. Among items distributed were mineral water, biscuits, instant food, rice, cooking essential and others. AGIBS Group Sdn Bhd, a construction company helped in logistic arrangement from Yayasan Food Bank’s warehouse in Kajang.
Apart from that, 28 underprivileged families from Kampung Limbungan and Permatang Pasir, Melaka received essential items on 23 March 2020. Kechara NGO requested UCTC to provide the items for single mothers, elderly people and low-income earners from the donation drive worth of RM1,500. Ms Hani Ramli, Head of UCTC led the team which consists of volunteers from Pergerakan Pemuda UMNO Bahagian Kota Melaka and NGO Briged Negaraku.