Charity

08 Jan

1MillionDevices Gifts 5 Students of SJK(T) Ladang Coalfields A Samsung Tablet Each

On 7th January 2022, 5 students, aged 10 to 12-years from SJK(T) Ladang Coalfieds, Sungai Buloh received a Samsung Tablet each. These students, from families of the lower income bracket, were identified by Child Information Learning and Development Centre (CHILD), a voluntary social movement that attempts to optimise opportunities for disadvantaged and less fortunate children. A teacher from SJK(T) Ladang Coalfields collected these Tablets from 1MillionDevices, and later handed them to students, who were accompanied by their parents. These children who...

03 Jan

FreeMakan & Collaborative Partners Aid Flood-Hit Karak, Mentakab & Temerloh Families

The last week of December was a life-changing one for many families and individuals affected by the flash floods. No doubt, we may have seen continuous rainfall every year-end, and beginning of the year, and flooding was expected. But this time, it was different.  As waters receded in areas inundated by flood waters in the Klang Valley, families started returning to their wrecked homes, beginning arduous cleaning and clearing, and along with it the heart-wrenching task of erasing many...

30 Dec

Donation of Stoves & Rice Cookers Assure Flood-Affected Families of Hot, Home-Cooked Meals

As families gradually return home after the disastrous floods that hit many areas in the Klang Valley, many are beginning to feel the burden as family possessions are damaged and have to be discarded. With cleaning and rummaging through the aftermath of the floods being a mammoth task, now, pleas for help are coming in for assistance to clean, and for household items,  Realising the need to provide families this simple form of help, on 29th December 2021, FreeMakan delivered rice...

29 Dec

Donations and Debris- Taking The Next Step In Flood Relief

The recent flash floods throughout Klang Valley have hit hard- with Sri Muda among the hardest hit locations. Fleeing for safety as water levels rose, residents of Sri Muda were forced to leave with only the clothes on their backs and whatever came to hand. When they finally did return, it was to homes decimated by the flood waters. Sorting out clothes for distribution at Sri Muda. Backhoes and Roro bins for clean-up With contributions from the Malaysian public, on the 28th of December,...

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

Christmas Eve Aid for Flood Victims in Kampung Jawa

As the water levels rose, the residents of Kampung Jawa fled their homes with only the clothes on their backs. There was little time to collect valuables and anything that couldn’t be carried had to be left behind. Within hours, these 60 families were made homeless and forced to live with relatives or in temporary relief shelters while they waited for the water to recede. However, their houses are still inhabitable and cleaning efforts have only just begun. Thanks to generous...

24 Dec

Volunteers Deliver Food Aid to Families in Karak

The torrential downpours caused flash flooding across Malaysia. With floodwaters rising fast, families, children, and the elderly were forced to leave their homes and seek temporary shelter on higher ground.   https://giveback.my/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/WhatsApp-Video-2021-12-25-at-10.26.16-AM.mp4 On December 24th, 2021, our team of volunteers travelled to Karak to distribute dry food packs to 60 families affected by the floods. We are so very grateful to each and every one of you who took the time to donate, spread the word, and support us in this effort....

23 Dec

Flood Relief Efforts by FreeMakan Extended to Other Affected States

In response to the flash floods that have displaced the lives of thousands, FreeMakan, together with UPLIFT (Pertubuhan Bangkit) and the BAC Education Group, continues to deliver essential items to the victims. The Flood Relief Campaign was initially launched in efforts to help flood victims around the Klang Valley. The campaign now known as the Malaysia Flood Relief, will now reach out to flood victims of other states. To date, the campaign has managed to collect RM256,650. With more calls and requests for...

21 Dec

500 Flood Victims At SJK(T) Ladang Emerald Receives Temporary Relief From FreeMakan & Partners

The first two days after the launch of Uplift’s Flood Relief Campaign under FreeMakan saw the mobilisation of BAC staff volunteers to a displacement centre in Shah Alam.Since the flash floods on Saturday, many families were forced to leave their homes with water levels rising. SJK(T) Ladang Emerald was converted into a relief centre for those having to leave homes in a hurry with only the clothes on their back and important documents. 500 people have been seeking shelter here.Three...

21 Dec

95 Families in Kg. Melayu Subang Receive Food Aid From FreeMakan

A supposedly relaxing weekend for many families turned out to be a devastating one when flash floods hit several areas in the Klang Valley last weekend. Dubbed as one of the worst in over 50 years, this time, the floods came with no warning. On 20th December, a team of volunteers from BAC Education was mobilised to Kampung Melayu, Subang. This was one of the many areas, apart from Klang and Shah Alam to have been worst hit. Dry rations including...