Furry Friends Farm

Furry Friends Farm (FFF) was established in 2006 by its late founder, Sabrina Yeap, who died a sudden death in July 2012. It is located on a 2-acre piece of land in Kundang. The new team took over after Sabrina’s passing, and registered FFF as a society. Currently, the registered NGO runs a haven and sanctuary for 500 animals – dogs, cats, a goat name Rajoo (who thinks he's a dog) chickens and rabbits. FFF’s mission is to spread love, kindness and compassion to all animals, not just t...

IREKA CARES Kids Had A “Hammering” Good Time

IREKA CARES children from Rumah Hope and Rumah Kanak-Kanak Angels visited the Royal Selangor Pewter Factory in Setapak, Selangor for an educational trip on how one of Malaysia’s oldest industries produces pewter goods. The group of 30 children and Ireka volunteers were taken on a tour by an informative guide, Kishen, who explained the workings of the active foundry from its beginnings in 1885 to the present day. (more…)

Flavor, Flour and Fun Fused by Great Eastern and Young Chefs Academy

Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad organized a half-day baking class for 30 underprivileged children between the ages of 8 and 12 at Young Chefs Academy recently. The activity was organized as part of ChildrenCare, the company’s long-term corporate social responsibility (CSR) project and aims to provide the children with an opportunity to explore their artistic and culinary talents through a fun activity (more…)

Protecting Our Precious Water Sources

A total of 200 volunteers comprising locals residing around Sungai Kinta River basin got their boots wet and muddy by participating in a half-day river care and education programme at Sungai Kinta. The programme was organized by the Global Environment Centre (GEC) in collaboration with The Star Do Good Volunteer Initiative and Indah Water Konsortium (IWK), supported by Perak State Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Ipoh City Council, and GAB Foundation under the W.A.T.E.R Project (more&hell...

A Promise Kept: Eco World Foundation’s New Roads for Kampung Sri Sentosa

Even when it rains, the spirits of the villagers at flood-prone Kampung Sri Sentosa in Ijok Selangor remain high now that they have new and proper access roads into the village thanks to the Eco World Foundation. Eco World Foundation rendered assistance to Kampung Sri Sentosa when the village was badly hit by the floods not long ago. A team of volunteers visited the village and helped with cleaning as well as repairs of the road. (more…)

Appreciating the Contribution by Forests

Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and the National Library of Malaysia (PNM) co-organised the International Day of Forests (IDF) celebration, held at the FRIM campus in Kepong. The celebration was jointly officiated by the FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod and PNM DG Nafisah Ahmad. (more…)

Touching The Lives of Folks in Their Golden Years

The management and employees of AirAsia X Berhad recently paid a visit to the elderly residents of Ampang Old Folks Home in Kuala Lumpur and touched the lives of its residents in more ways than one. Led by Benyamin Ismail, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad, the group distributed red packets and gift hampers to the elderly residents while spending some quality time with them in the morning.  (more…)

Helping the Needy to See Clearly

Vision Space Optometrist Sdn Bhd recently carried out its Vision 6/6 programme that provided free eye tests and spectacles for the needy. The initiative was made possible by its customers who donated their old spectacles and HOYA Visioncare Malaysia which sponsored the lens. (more…)

Promoting A Healthy Lifestyle

The recent IOI City Mall Run 2016 organized by IOI City Mall saw the participation of many runners covering the sprawling 6.4km scenic trail across IOI Resort City. The run was hosted by the Mall’s management as a platform and catalyst that fosters community development via a healthy lifestyle. (more…)