Charity

25 Jun

Report: Stop Hunger – Help Us Feed 10,000 B40 Families

4,000 families. RM200,000. Over 200 locations across Klang Valley, ranging from Brickfields right up to Sabak Bernam. Free Makan’s first two phases have been an incredible success! However, we’ve seen that there is an overwhelming need across B40 communities and as such, the Free Makan campaign has expanded to feeding 10,000 B40 families and raising RM500,000 by July. To give you more of an insight into Free Makan’s pathway to feeding 10,000 B40 families, the following report details our processes, logistics, progress,...

21 Jun

Free Makan To Feed 10,000 B40 Families During The FMCO

Within our concrete jungle, where the usual hustle and bustle of city life has been silenced due to the disastrous Covid-19 pandemic, there live communities of people who have suffered beyond comparison. Job losses, diminishing incomes and a lack of support have left these marginalised families more vulnerable than they already were. The recent FMCO has only worsened their circumstances. While the general population frets over vaccinations and restrictions, these families are concerned about whether they will...

25 Jan

RM35,000 Raised Leaves a PERMAnent Impression on Children Across Selangor

With the world under lockdown and Santa being unable to cross borders, the Christmas of 2020 didn’t look like it was going to be as bright and cheerful as any of its predecessors. Children in Selangor would have to spend their Christmases stuck indoors, with none of the joy and excitement a normal holiday season would bring, or so it seemed. But PERMA had just the project to save 2020’s Christmas. If you don’t already know, PERMA stands for Persekutuan...

25 Jan

Our Story : The Flood Relief 2021

This was the scene; flood-ravaged homes caused by thunderstorms, mud covered walls, furniture beyond salvage, ruined electrical appliances and kitchen utensils. In one of the worst floods to hit the country in decades, 50,000 people in Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan and Johor, were displaced, and forced to flee their homes. As water levels started rising, many fled with little more than just the clothes on their backs, leaving behind personal and prized possessions. Families had little or no choice, but to abandon...

25 Jan

Providing Relief to Raub’s Most Affected

Fig 1: A family posing for a picture with supplies and stoves meant for 20 families in Jeram Besu. All eyes have turned to the flood-hit regions of Malaysia. With supplies, resources and morale running low, the survival of these communities are a cause for great worry. These atrocities, combined with the worsening Covid-19 spread across the country, are severely affecting the livelihoods of these flood victims. Due to the goodwill of Malaysians all over, GiveBACk.my hit RM50,000...

07 Jan

Malaysia Flood Relief 2021 (Raub)

While some of us have been enjoying the weather recently, torrential rain has caused flash floods in Raub and other towns in Pahang. More than 2,000 people have been displaced, forcing them to seek shelter in temporary relief centres. GiveBACk.my, an offshoot of the Make It Right Movement, had organised a donation drive fundraiser. With Rm11,315.00 raised thus far, the team set off on their mission to deliver supplies in aid of Raub’s flood victims. Villages and families in dire need...