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

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“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” —Michelle Obama

Everyone is the main character in their own story and it is our responsibility to create our own principles and values in life. By being our own author, how can we do our best in empowering others especially the people that matter to us? How do we tell a little girl that it is fine … Continue reading “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” —Michelle Obama

myHarapan Helps Drive Systemic Change in the Social Sector

MaGIC launched Malaysia’s Social Inclusion & Vibrant Entrepreneurship (MasSIVE) movement to cultivate vibrant IDEs that drive inclusive economic growth. It has been a great start for us in 2018. From the PUSH (Pemangkin Usahawan Sosial Hebat) program with outreach activities stretching all myHarapan resources (gladly doing so) connecting and engaging the youth and beneficiaries to … Continue reading myHarapan Helps Drive Systemic Change in the Social Sector

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!

Grants For Your Social Initiatives

“Ka-boom,” he said. That was Imran’s reply when we asked him to describe Discover Muaythai’s journey as a myHarapan Youth Action Grants recipient; in one word. Discover Muaythai offers Muaythai-based fitness trainings and services, and empowers underprivileged youths to lead a life of dignity and independence by developing character and positive values through Muaythai. “YAG … Continue reading Grants For Your Social Initiatives