Initiative Highlights

KL Book Exchange — A community born from reducing waste

by JC Ker • March 25, 2019

How Gladys Wong’s passion for reducing waste brought together a community of readers.

Keeping fabric out of landfills: The Kloth Cares movement wants 188 tonnes of your used clothes

by JC Ker • February 28, 2019

The Kloth Cares movement aims to make responsible clothes disposal and recycling the norm in Malaysia.

Mapping the needs of the marginalised — Pathfinders on the importance of data and community engagement

by JC Ker • February 21, 2019

Pathfinder shares how knowing the needs of a community is the important first step.

Fighting illiteracy: How MYReaders’ intervention programmes teach kids to read in 27 weeks

by JC Ker • February 12, 2019

Co-founder Tay Sue Yen discusses the state of literacy in Malaysia and how MYReaders is looking to intervene.

Cards for cultivating empathy: How Tribeless wants to normalise ‘psychological safety’ at home and work

by JC Ker • February 1, 2019

The Empathy Box by training firm Tribeless is a toolkit for fostering healthier communication, whether for work or personal environments.

Shocking the education system — Teach For Malaysia shares hope of ending education inequity

by JC Ker • January 24, 2019

Teach For Malaysia Director of Growth Aida Azmi shares insights on what it takes to reform the education system.

PT Foundation wants to ensure the marginalised aren’t forgotten in the fight against HIV

by JC Ker • January 17, 2019

The rate of new HIV infections has significantly slowed over the years but if you take a closer look, there are signs of people being left behind.

Will green packaging always mean expensive? Foodabox wants to find a compromise

by JC Ker • December 20, 2018

With growing demand for takeaway and delivery food services, it becomes increasingly urgent to lower the price point of eco-friendly food packaging.

Cycling blind — Eddy Chong gets fellow visually impaired persons out of their comfort zone

by JC Ker • December 14, 2018

Tandem cycling opened up the world to Eddy, and he wants to give that experience to other people facing disabilities.

How do you dispose your e-waste? Recyclers Karun Hijau shares some tips

by JC Ker • November 21, 2018

Filling the gap of getting e-waste to the proper recovery facilities.