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20 Aug

Gujarati Association & Creador Foundation Join Hands With Free Makan To Help Pulau Gaya Sea Nomads

Pulau Gaya, is an island situated just 10 minutes off Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah. Here, away from the busyness of city life, live pockets of communities from different ethnicities, mainly the Bajaus and Filipino refugees who have fled their country. On 20th August 2021, the Creador Foundation and The Gujarati Association partnered with FreeMakan and made possible the delivery of 200 grocery packs to families in Pulau Gaya. En. Rajit, the Penghulu (Chief) for Pulau Gaya, and a...

19 Jul

FreeMakan And Friends Expelling Hunger One B40 Community At A Time

With the rising need for food aid, especially amongst B40 communities across the country, FreeMakan is especially thankful for its many partnerships and collaborations. Without them, our campaign would not have left an impact of this magnitude. Together with MMA Wilayah and in partnership with Life Giving Centre, FreeMakan successfully distributed 46 grocery packs to families at PPR Desa Petaling on 19th July 2021. The delivery was facilitated by a faith-based organisation. Deliveries have been particularly difficult due to the various movement...

07 Jul

Families in PPR Pangsapuri Seroja Receive Much-Needed Food Aid

Life during this pandemic has not been easy for B40 families living in PPR Pangsapuri Seroja. They’ve been struggling to make ends meet, with many experiencing food poverty. When volunteer, Mei Ling, reached out to FreeMakan and explained the dire circumstances faced by these families, our team immediately organised a delivery to PPR Pangsapuri Seroja. 80 grocery packs were given out on July 7th to families in need, hopefully laying their worries to rest for a period of time. FreeMakan aims to provide...

04 Jul

FreeMakan Food Aid Is Respite For The Afghan Community

Tucked away from the busyness of the city, live many displaced individuals. They have fled war, and crossed international borders, to seek safety and refuge, sometimes in countries far away from their motherland.   With very little and only the clothes on their backs, they have left their homes, possessions and loved ones. They are refugees.  Among the many communities that reached out to FreeMakan for food aid and assistance was the Afghan community. On 4th July, packs of groceries were delivered to Merdeka Villa, Ampang. Mobilised by BAC Apprentice, David Ranil Nyanapragasam, who is also part of...

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 be...

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...

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...

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