JOHOR BAHRU, 8 March 2017 – A group of 10 students from Bachelor of Quantity Surveying and Bachelor of Science (Construction) from Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with two lecturers were participated in the construction of Rumah Ihsan Johor (RIJ 5) at Kg. Muhibbah Jaya, Senggarang, Johor held on 10 to 12 February 2017.
This is a community project to provide conducive house to those in need. This project takes only three days to construct and applied the concept of ‘gotong-royong’ by the volunteers.
Besides helping constructing the house, the students also helping in documenting and recording the construction process of Rumah Ihsan Johor and provide feedback on how to improve the current process.
The opportunities of joining this project give a valuable experience to the students by bringing the theories to practical besides promoting volunteerism among students and serving community in needs.