“The new kitchen has given us the space we so badly needed so as to be able to separate the resident’s kitchen from the microenterprise kitchen. With this separation, besides training those in our residential programme, we are able to reach out to some poor women who work flexi-hours in order to supplement their family income. With the new equipment we are also able to increase production and it is good to see the women grow […]
2nd December 2011, Sekolah Semangat Maju, Ipoh is a school set up to teach children, who are slow learners, how to live independently by teaching them basic cooking, cleaning and living skills. The Hong Leong Foundation made a donation of RM31,465.00 for a domestic science room and to purchase equipment such as washing machine, cooker, stoves, refrigerator etc. This room will be ready to be used when the school reopens in January 2012.
Thirty residents from Rumah Seri Kenangan Johor Bahru were treated to a Ramadan break fast buffet at the hotel last August. Johor Bahru’s Member of Parliament, Dato Seri Utama Shahrir Bin Abdul Samad and wife, Datin Sharizan Abdullah were present at the event with Thistle and Guoman’s Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Hasnina Hafiz. Expressing their thanks and support to the hotel’s commitment when it comes to sharing its good fortune with the underprivileged, […]
Thistle Port Dickson Resort celebrated its 2nd Anniversary with 82 underprivileged children from Yayasan Anak-anak Yatim Islam Port Dickson and New Life Care Centre Port Dickson recently. YB Tuan Haji Abdul Wahab Shamsuddin, Chairman of Municipal Council of Port Dickson and members of the media were also present to add to the merriment. The children were welcomed by Bobo the clown and entertained with balloons sculptures and his rib-tickling antics which left the children in […]
‘A budding pastry chef’ is how one would describe hearing-impaired student Khew Yun Loi. “I love to savour different flavours and I love seeing people enjoying the cakes and cookies I baked,” said the 25 year-old Yun Loi with such passion you could see the joy in his eyes. ‘Speaking through’ his interpreter, Ms. Rose Ng, Yun Loi said that his love to savour different flavours led him to want to learn how to make […]
Hong Leong Foundation sponsored “After School Care” for impoverished students from SJKC Yu Hua, Kajang Struggle to make ends meet has caused many impoverished families to leave their children unattended in between school hours. Single parent families are hit the hardest. As a result of neglect, the students’ education and discipline are affected. In the worst scenario, the students may be lured into crime that eventually will be a problem to the society. With the sponsorship […]
“Succeeding at Work: Why some people get promoted and others don’t”, by Azree Mohamed Anis from Zubeedy; and “Branding Me: Positioning Me to Succeed in My World”, presented by Irwan Ab Karim. This was followed by lunch and a tour of the Hong Leong Group of companies with guidance from our Human Resource personnel to understand the different jobs and their requirements.
Hong Leong Foundation’s generous financial support for United Voice to set up the 1st Art Gallery in Malaysia owned by a Society led by people learning disabilities is commendable. Your support has empowered and enabled the leaders of United Voice to showcase the talents of our members. This gallery has created awareness on the abilities of people with learning disabilities and has encouraged more corporate companies to come forward to support this cause. The sales […]
Date : 28 April 2011 Venue : Wisma Chinese Chamber, Kuala Lumpur The event was also held in conjunction with the opening of ACCCIM Socio-Economic Research Centre (SERC), and graced by Y.A.B. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia.