A Social Impact Initiative by Centriq PR
Ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the community.
DR SYAZANA ALI
In this first episode, we had the privilege of chatting with Dr Syazana Ali, a compassionate family medicine practitioner who devotes herself to humanitarian relief work through her NGO, NobleDr+. Her mission is to ensure that disadvantaged communities and refugees have access to quality primary healthcare, as she strongly believes that healthcare is a fundamental right that should be afforded to all.
CHEE LEE YOON & HUNG BEE LING
Chee Lee Yoon and Hung Bee Ling are co-founders of Hara Makers, an upcycling initiative intended to address poverty in urban areas. This initiative which emerged during the pandemic, works with refugees and the B40 community to develop vocational skills in upcycling and recycling plastic waste. Hara Makers hopes to provide a pathway to empower these groups towards financial stability and a more sustainable future.
Khairini Jamaluddin is a mental health fighter and the founder of myWIPhealing Malaysia, a peer support group platform that advocates mental health awareness and healing initiatives through art therapy. Through community programmes, the initiative empowers individuals to utilise art therapy as a tool for healing and support in maintaining their mental well-being.
CHILDREN'S TRAINING CENTRE
Ravee Suntheralingam helps the Children’s Training Centre (CTC) with the objective of providing education and protection to refugee children, empowering them to carve out their own place in the world. The CTC goes a step further by employing refugees as teachers, creating opportunities for the community to become self-sufficient. With students from a variety of countries and age groups, the centre serves as a beacon of hope, offering a safe and inclusive environment for children from all backgrounds.
Zuraini Anuar played a key role in the establishment of the We&I Art Collective, with a mission to empower and inspire the community of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) who are artists. Founding members, Haziq Izmi, Izzati Shahrin, and Maria Soo, are three talented PWD artists who have served as the driving force behind this mission. Through their unique artistic talent, the collective seeks to create awareness, celebrate and elevate the valuable contributions of differently-abled artists in the community, with the goal of establishing them as professionals and providing them with sustainable income opportunities. The collective's efforts towards empowerment are driven by the collaborative efforts of the group, its supporters, family members, and friends, represented by "we", while "I" embodies the Inspiration derived from the collective's art, journey and activities thus far.
NAKSENI is a social enterprise that everyone should know! Started amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, NAKSENI is an online platform that promotes and sells art work by PWD artists, empowering them with a sustainable source of income. In this episode, we chat with Armani Shahrin, the founder of NAKSENI, about her mission to celebrate gifted PWD artists and foster an inclusive and accessible society.
AUTISM INCLUSIVENESS DIRECT ACTION GROUP (AIDA)
Autism Inclusiveness Direct Action Group (AIDA) is an autistic-led self-advocacy group that is dedicated to championing the rights of autistic representation across society, policy sphere, and media equity. Join us in this episode, as we have a heart-to-heart chat with AIDA’s founder, Beatrice Leong. In this video, she shares her vision of a more inclusive society and helps the public understand the challenges along the Autism diagnosis journey.
TAWFIK TUN DR ISMAIL
INDEPENDENT GE15 CANDIDATE
P.075 BAGAN DATUK
In conjunction with Malaysia Day, we sit with Tawfik Tun Dr Ismail, GE15 Independent Candidate for Bagan Datuk, and son of former Deputy Prime Minister, Tun Dr Ismail. Join us in this episode as Tawfik delves into the life of his father, his own aspirations behind his GE15 candidacy, and his hopes to build a united and prosperous Malaysia.