In a half-hour chat with one of the children at the CCC, I learn a bit about an 11 year old boy- and a lot about how important the CCC is to children like him. In a half-hour chat with one of the children at the CCC, I learn a bit about an 11 year old boy- and a lot about how important the CCC is to children like him. Jeevan is a tad shy […]
Hong Leong Foundation donated RM143,000 to the Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) for its Child Care Centre on Tuesday. The centre, which was opened in 1991, provides a home for the children of WAO ex-residents. WAO is an independent, non-religious, non-governmental organisation committed to confronting violence against women. One of the services that WAO provides is a home for those seeking to escape from violence in the home. At some point in time, the women who have […]
Media Title : Kwong Wah Yit Poh Section : Supplement Date : 25-Feb-09 Headline : Hong Leong Foundation helps Rose Virginie to do business . . .
“People can change their own lives, provided they have the right kind of institutional support. They are not asking for charity, charity is no solution to poverty.” ~ Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muahammad Yunus In August 2007, Hong Leong Foundation set out to establish the ‘Small Enterprise Programme’, a programme designed to give the less fortunate in the community the opportunity to be self sufficient. Over the short term, those given seed money to start […]
A Riding for Street Kids Program was launched on Sunday 15 February. This program was launched at AEDS at Taman Equine by the kind courtesy of the staff and Malton Group. Quek Sue Yian, Head of Social Affairs of the Hong Leong Foundation, and herself an equestrienne, said, “This is going to be an on going monthly program working with the children of Chow Kit, an inner city hot zone known infamously for its red […]