Day 1 was an eye-opening experience!

{Lucas Ng Gao Jie} The Air Asia plane took off at around 9.25 a.m., and we arrived at the Manilla Airport by 1.15 a.m. There was little to the none time difference between Malaysia and the Philippines. As a MyHarapan representative due to my team's 2nd placing in the Social Business Challenge 2018 hosted by … Continue reading Day 1 was an eye-opening experience!

People Port and Joggo

(Michelle Lee) Today I see the people before me, people that have a heart filled with love for the community and the world as they shared about their "Whys" of the social businesses. The level of wanting to make a difference in the respective community that they choose to support are truly admirable. At People … Continue reading People Port and Joggo

Konichiwa from Japan!

{Michelle Lee} We were very excited to start our first day. We first met up with Nini, the CEO of myHarapan at the hotel lobby. She greeted us with open arms and we soon started chatting away as we made our way to our first destination. Navigating the train system in Japan is nothing less … Continue reading Konichiwa from Japan!

Reflections on ASEAN + 3 Youth Social Business Summit

Imagine a massive music festival. Now, swap the artists for speakers, the daytime entertainment for hustling social entrepreneurs. With close to 100 participants and speakers,  ASEAN + 3 Youth Social Business Summit (AYSBS) is a gathering of youth turning out in force to create social change, organised by myHarapan and the Ministry of Youth and … Continue reading Reflections on ASEAN + 3 Youth Social Business Summit

A sweet memory in India :)  

After more than 4 hours journey and delayed flight to India, it was still a valuable thing for me to join the 8th Social Business Day (SBD2018) in Bengaluru, India. The conference started with an energetic and inspiring talk themed “A World of Three Zeros: Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, Zero Net Carbon Emissions. It underscores … Continue reading A sweet memory in India 🙂  

Everyone has something to teach you! :)

Amidst the general election frenzy, let's not forget to take a moment to appreciate all teachers around the world. We know we are late but we believe teachers should be appreciated every day not only on one special day. " The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when … Continue reading Everyone has something to teach you! 🙂

The SocBiz Challenge Will Change Your Game as a Social Entrepreneur

The myHarapan Social Business Challenge 2017 is back in its third edition, and as we inch closer to the last day of submission (5 May, by the way - so there's still two more days left! Sempat lagi!), we have been very eager to go through the awesome social business ideas that have been coming through. Here … Continue reading The SocBiz Challenge Will Change Your Game as a Social Entrepreneur

WANTED: Crazy, youthful ideas!

Much has been said about the term ‘youth development’. Scores of literary documentation write to preach it, many organisations work to uphold and ensure it, and policies have been written and re-written to enable and facilitate it. But what does it mean? What does youth development mean for young Malaysians? What does it mean TO … Continue reading WANTED: Crazy, youthful ideas!