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30 Dec

Unity in Diversity: FreeMakan and Uplift Provide Aid To Over 10,000 Flood Victims

Imagine losing everything in just one day? Imagine having to witness flood waters engulf your home at terrifying levels? Imagine having to start all over again due to something that was completely out of your control? And that is the crux of this national disaster – the magnitude of devastation wrecked by the floods is unfathomable. Thousands of individuals have been displaced, with some losing more than just their homes and possessions.   Aftermath of the floods. However, our people – Malaysian or otherwise...

29 Dec

Cleaning and Recuperating: AsiaHeroes Volunteers Return To Sri Muda

As the New Year approaches, AsiaHeroes volunteers amplify cleaning efforts as they return to Sri Muda. Thanks to PHARMA, the team was able to expedite these efforts with the help of backhoes and rorobins. As the afternoon sun blazed above them, they worked together with the residents of Sri Muda to clean houses and streets. The volunteers did not slow down as they were determined to help as many homes and families as possible. They worked in teams and divided tasks amongst...

28 Dec

FreeMakan and Uplift Bring Temporary Respite to Communities in Kampung Jawa

On December 27th, 83 families in the flood-affected areas of Kampung Jawa received supplies and necessities from FreeMakan and Uplift. Some were in desperate need of aid as they were cut off from supplies and transporation for days on end. Thanks to generous donations (in cash and kind) from the general public and organisations, we were able to deliver these necessities to Kampung Jawa and several other locations over the past week! FreeMakan and Uplift are also utilising our one-stop volunteering...

28 Dec

FreeMakan and Uplift Reach Out to Flood Victims in Pahang

As resuscitation efforts continue throughout the Klang Valley, families and communities in Pahang are still going through the worst, as flood waters remain at dangerously high levels. Our volunteers and community mobilisers worked together over Christmas weekend to ensure supplies and necessities are delivered to victims in Karak, Temerloh and Mentakab. These families have lost everything to the floods – they are in dire need of help.   ...

27 Dec

Stronger Together: AsiaHeroes Volunteers Join Cleaning Efforts In Sri Muda

She rummaged through a soaked luggage bag filled with clothes that were salvaged, finally finding what she was looking for. Holding it tightly, her eyes glossed over, “I only need my wedding saree, amma (dear). You can get rid of the bag now.” — This past week, numerous stories, images and videos were circulating social media platforms, depicting the devastation these floods have wrecked. Homes under water, families stranded for days, possessions completely ruined. Those two days of rain have robbed people all...

25 Dec

BAC Family Bands Together To Bring Christmas Cheer To Children In Orphanages

Amidst the year end busyness, this year, just like the last, saw a very muted celebration.With the recent flash floods hitting Klang Valley and several other states, ravaging homes and destroying livelihoods, many families were robbed of their yearly gatherings with friends and loved ones. As we keep our fellow Malaysians in thoughts and prayers as they go through a trying time, this year is definitely one for us to count all our blessings.A festival is one that every child...

24 Dec

Sri Muda Receives Aid in Times of Dire Need

Families in Sri Muda have gone days without food, water, shelter and electricity. The harrowing aerial images of Sri Muda circulating social media platforms and news portals have shown the extent of the damage inflicted by the floods. FreeMakan, together with UPLIFT and BAC Education, were able to reach 20 families in the area on December 24th. We distributed dry items donated by our generous sponsors. Although the festivities of Christmas have been dimmed this year, people across the nation are striving...

24 Dec

FreeMakan and Uplift Bring Aid and Relief to Families in PPR Shah Alam

Hunger, displacement, family members missing… these floods have caused devastation beyond belief to communities and neighbourhoods across the nation. The situation at PPR Section 26, Shah Alam was no different. As flood waters recede, these families and individuals have to rebuild from scratch. In efforts to relieve some of the burden, FreeMakan, together with UPLIFT (Pertubuhan Bangkit) and the BAC Education Group, delivered dry items to 20 families at the flats. Thanks to the generosity of the Malaysian public, these items were sponsored. Their relief and...

23 Dec

Asia Heroes Appeal for More Volunteers for Massive Flood Cleanup

As flash floods continue to ravage the country, volunteer platform Asia Heroes was launched and is now appealing for more volunteers to assist with the flood cleanup, nationwide. Thousands of homes have been destroyed by the mud and sludge left behind as a result of these floods. By volunteering, you can help these people get their life back on track much faster. Asia Heroes is a one stop volunteer platform which links those interested to help to people in need....