No goodbyes, just see you again!

[Syarina] What can I say? The main event may be over but work starts from hereon. The second-day GSBS talks about food revolution and sports, it's importance and the creation of social inclusion. Be it food security in terms of the process in the value chain, quality and its sufficiency in the next 10 years … Continue reading No goodbyes, just see you again!

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3 Key Learnings from Day 1

{Kenny Sim} I look forward to the day as it was my first time being in Paris with a strong purpose to learn, network and to get clarity for the social business that I am currently working on; Active 60. With a clear goal of that, I was heading to the venue that we have … Continue reading 3 Key Learnings from Day 1

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!

Updates on Social Business City Ipoh

Since the official announcement at the Pangkor International Dialogue in September last year, much has happened in building Ipoh as the fifth Social Business City of the world. Since then, myHarapan has worked alongside Institut Darul Ridzuan, a public policy think tank for the Perak State Government, in the development of strategies and rolling out of activities in creating a … Continue reading Updates on Social Business City Ipoh

SocBiz Challenge 2017: Your Top 15!

After a nationwide call for social business ideas, the myHarapan Social Business Challenge 2017 received close to 100 submissions- all seeking to tackle poverty through employment creation. Organised by myHarapan for the third time running, supported by Yunus Centre, 2017's Challenge is held in partnership with Institut Darul Ridzuan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Petronas and Universiti … Continue reading SocBiz Challenge 2017: Your Top 15!