MyBenefits Relief on: Food & Essentials

Food AidProgram Titipan Kasih (Food Basket)  

Monthly financial aid for essential food   
Last updated: December 2, 2017 
All information has not been verified by the relevant Ministry/Agency

What is this programme about?  

This programme aims to assist the hard-core poor families to reduce their financial burden and also to improve their quality of life by providing the basic food essentials. In 2015, the number of recipients for the Food Basket Programme totalled 3,500 people. Kelantan had the highest number of recipients (907 people), followed by Sabah (902 people) and Sarawak (836 people). 

Under this scheme, a monthly food aid of RM80 is credited into the myKAD of the successful application.  This monetary aid can be used to purchase essential food at selected registered stores.

Who can apply?

General Eligibility Criteria

(Contact ministry/agency for all other requirements, if any)

  1. Malaysian citizen

  2. Resident in Malaysia

  3. Listed as hardcore poor in e-Kasih 

  4. Head of household is less than 60 years of age 

  5. The number of people of the household > 5 people 

  6. Per capita income below RM120 a month


What are MyBenefits?

Assistance: Financial aid for essential food
Income Group: E-kasih registered households
Target Group: Poor households
Subsidy: Monthly food aid of RM80


Ministry/Agency: Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government


Mailing address:

51, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 62100 Putrajaya,

Telephone: +603-8000 8000
Fax: +603-8891 3182

Web link



E-Kasih Registration

Application Form



Location: Malaysia

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