|Meet the Pahang teacher who bikes 135km daily to teach Orang Asli kids|
Undeterred by challenges, the father-of-two daily skillfully maneuvers his motorcycle along the muddy tracks, surrounded by a dense forest, to reach the school which caters for 456 Orang Asli students from 17 surrounding settlements.Interesting write-up on a noble teacher that goes above and beyond to provide the best for indigenous students in the country. Happy Teacher's Day!
Saidin, who had been posted at the school for over three years, once fell off his machine while travelling along the uneven road and came across wild animals, but nothing deterred him from performing his duties. [...]
The Kuantan-born, who travels about 135km daily, said he believes the challenge at SK Lenjang is part and parcel of the job especially when serving in the interior, which has yet to be equipped with modern facilities.
Falling off the motorcycle is nothing new for most of the teachers of SK Lenjang in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, says Ahmad Saidin Mohd Idris.