Development of Social Businesses in Malaysia.

The second day with the buzzing traffic in Dhaka on a busy day, a group of passionate people who are highly talented in many areas of expertise came together to discuss on how we can work together to bring Malaysia to the next level in creating social impact through the country forum discussion that took … Continue reading Development of Social Businesses in Malaysia.

Equity VS Equality

{Yusuf Jaffar} Dear Reader, Food for thought. Equity vs Equality. Where shall our focuses lie in building lasting social change? A very interesting point discussed during Social Business Day 2017 by Joel Bouzou, President from the World Olympic Association. The question in your mind, what is the difference? Disclaimer this is a discussion of objectives … Continue reading Equity VS Equality

Exciting Day 1 @ SBD 2017

{ Jeya Sheila } It was an interesting first day of Social Business Day 2017 though due to unforeseen circumstances, the conference expected to host 1800 was sized down to 200 international delegates from 40 countries around the world. Nevertheless, gathered at Le Meridian Dhaka, the event started with an opening speech from the Nobel … Continue reading Exciting Day 1 @ SBD 2017

Intrapreneurship: Change From Inside Out

As a youth-centric organisation championing social business, we at myHarapan understand that not all youths jump on the entrepreneurship route. For those who seek employment, we also know that young people are increasingly shying away from traditional workplaces, and are looking for meaning beyond profit making. Social intrapreneurship could be the answer to igniting the … Continue reading Intrapreneurship: Change From Inside Out

#MalaysiaREPRESENT at Social Business Day 2017

Held annually, the Social Business Day event is hosted by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Themed ‘Can Wealth Concentration Be Stopped?’; the 7th Social Business Day will be held this 28-29 July, and it will once again celebrate social business and highlight new developments in the sector. Economies of the modern world … Continue reading #MalaysiaREPRESENT at Social Business Day 2017

You’ve been YAG-ed!

The first quarterly demo day of 2017 was recently held in April, organised by Social Enterprise Ventures, the funding arm of myHarapan. For the entire first quarter of 2017, we received a total of 30 applications for the myHarapan-Toyota Youth Action Grants, and from that pool, nine social businesses/enterprises were invited to pitch their businesses … Continue reading You’ve been YAG-ed!

Young Padawans For Social Good

Earlier this year, a highly anticipated call was put out across the nation: myHarapan is seeking young padawans with scaleable and sustainable social initiatives to compete in the annual myHarapan Social Project Challenge. After weeks of deliberation, we announced the 10 teams (schools) in April 2017, and the teams then made preparations to participate in … Continue reading Young Padawans For Social Good