2008

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Spurred by Mum’s Success

Fri, 21 Nov 08 – Kuala Lumpur: The success of its pilot project to help single mothers set up small businesses has prompted Yayasan Salam Malaysia to expand the programme to benefit more women. Yayasan Salam Malaysia trustee Datuk Ahmad A. Talib said that the organisation would identify more single mothers for its Standing Tall Entrepreneurship in Chow Kit programme. The pilot project saw the involvement of eight single mothers from the Chow Kit area, who […]

Youth Forums Show the Way to Fight Sexism

Media Title : The Hindu, Bangalore, India Date : 18-Nov-08 Headline : Youth forums show the way to fight sexism

RMC Sarawak at Lions Nursing Home Food Fair

What a joy! What an opportunity for RMC Sarawak to participate once again in the Lions Nursing Home Food Fair on 9 Nov 2008 at Jalan Stutong, Kuching. This Charity Sales, an on-going annual event to raise funds for the Home, is an event which both Hong Leong Foundation and Sarawak Regional Management Committees are proud to be associated with and able to play a part for good cause. Their involvement for this year’s Food […]

Armed with a Thought

Media Title : The Hindu, Delhi Section : Metroplus Page : 3 Date : Thursday, 2 October 2008 Headline : Armed with a thought

Hong Leong Group Helps Build an Educated Society

Scholarships worth RM1.7 Million given away Kuala Lumpur – Hong Leong Group today awarded scholarships worth RM1.7 million to outstanding students from low income families. The allocation is by far the highest in Hong Leong Group’s history of giving out scholarships. At RM1.7 million in grants, nearly 80 tertiary education-bound students stand to benefit. With the belief that education helps to improve lives, the scholarship programme was established to address the financial challenges faced by […]

Hong Leong Foundation Donate to Four Charity Organizations

  Media Title : The Star Section : Metro Page : M14 Date : Saturday, 26 July 2008 Headline : RM70,000 for charity Kuantan – Sri Kencana Kalsom Foundation (SKKF), a charity body of which Sultanah Pahang Sultanah Kalsom is the patron, received RM70,000 including RM30,000 from the Hong Leong Foundation. The remaining RM40,000 was donated by Sultanah Kalsom herself and several of her good friends including Puan Sri Molly Low. This was revealed by SKKF […]

Good Shepherd Bakery Business Gets a Boost

Hong Leong Foundation sponsors renovation and extension works at Women’s Crisis Centre Kuala Lumpur – The women of Rose Virginie Good Shepherd Centre (the “Centre”), Taman Canning, Ipoh will soon no longer have to cook in a makeshift kitchen outside of the Centre. Once their new kitchen is in place they will have space for industrial ovens and a commercial freezer and be able to expand their three year old micro enterprise into a proper […]

HL Foundation Promotes Self-sufficiency Among Underprivileged

Forum on Best Practices on Community Welfare Projects Hong Leong Foundation recently organized a forum entitled “Best Practices on Community Welfare Projects”. Speaking at the Forum were private individuals and representatives of NGOs with established programmes designed to encourage self-sufficiency among the disadvantaged. Among the guest speakers at the forum were Mok Yuen Lok and Reinier Starink who both have vast experience on working with the underprivileged in various communities in our region. Sharing insights […]