The Rotary Club Of Bukit Bintang conducted a service project by contributing funds to the Bodhi Homecare Centre Cheras in conjunction with its 29th Presidential and Board Installation. The club, the biggest in its district, also donated essentials and food items to the 30-year-old centre for the homeless, less fortunate children and the disabled.
Usana Malaysia is reaching out to underprivileged communities in Johor through its latest corporate social responsibility programme, Rise Against Hunger Malaysia (RAHM), involving several hundreds of its distributors all over Malaysia. Usana regional general manager of Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan Vivienne Lee said the community service that the company had undertaken reflected the core philosophy practiced by the company.
A physical disability should not stop one from excelling as an entrepreneur. With the right advice and encouragement, such entrepreneurs can be motivated to achieve their goals. Maybank Foundation’s Rise (Reach Independence and Sustainable Entrepreneurship) programme, which started in September 2014, is an economic empowerment programme that supports disadvantaged communities, particularly Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
Phang Kar Mun was only 20 when she sustained a brain injury from an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident. She was in the United States, excited to begin the next chapter of her life as a university student in 2011. A few days before classes commenced, she went on an ATV jaunt with her friends. The vehicle flipped, throwing the young girl off, leaving her paralysed.