Satay seller offers home delivery during movement control order

Satay seller offers home delivery during movement control order

BUTTERWORTH: Following the government announcement on the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) to break the chain of COVID-19 infection, satay seller Safuan Hadi Mohammad still believes that he will find a way to generate income for his family.

Safuan Hadi, 42, said he started looking for ways to generate income after the implementation of the MCO by offering customers a home delivery service.

“The idea came about after six days of being out of business after MCO came into force and at that time I was thinking of making the satay and peanut sauce. My intention was to earn small income to support my family during this challenging time,” he told Bernama.

The father of five, who is also the third-generation of satay seller, said his aim was to deliver freshly prepared satay to the buyers at home to ensure that the people to stay at home in accordance with the MCO.

“Besides, they could spend time grilling the satay with family members and thus strengthening family ties,” he said.

Safuan Hadi said since he started home delivery services, the response has been good.

He would produce 600 to 1,000 sticks of chicken satay daily, priced at 50 cent each and the delivery would be carried out three or four times a week.

Although the MCO has adversely affected his family, he also expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin with the announcement of the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package on Friday.

He said the stimulus package would definitely help ease the burden of the people during the MCO period.