Be Our Ally

Share their stories

Through collection of stories that capture the heart and soul of the grassroots communities, we aim to address stereotypical social narratives that are pegged to the marginalised in Malaysia. We are always looking for opportunities for grassroots communities to advocate for themselves. You can help us reach our goal by giving them a platform to share their stories. If you would like to explore how you can do so, drop us your contact!

2 + 7 =

BFM: BREAKING THE BIAS THROUGH AKAR UMBI & THE AZALEA INITIATIVE

BFM: World Refugee Day 2022: When Young Refugee Women Become Changemakers

MalaysiaKini: Safety is a human right

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we find out more about the Akar Umbi Development Society, an NGO that collaborates with grassroots communities towards ending marginalisation and creating equal opportunities through people-development programmes and initiatives. One such programme is called the Azalea Initiative, which is a leadership programme for refugee women.

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we find out more about the Akar Umbi Development Society, an NGO that collaborates with grassroots communities towards ending marginalisation and creating equal opportunities through people-development programmes and initiatives. One such programme is called the Azalea Initiative, which is a leadership programme for refugee women.

We read the news and sympathise with the Ukrainians becoming victims of war. Yet when it comes to the refugees in Malaysia, there appear to be mixed feelings about their being here. Some feel they are here to take our jobs. How can we help asylum seekers and refugees find safety in Malaysia?

The Vibes: Grassroots initiative aims to help refugee women find success

Refugee women are often marginalised from mainstream communities due to their status as outsiders, which discourages interaction and engagement. However, a unique grassroots initiative aims to change that…

Be Our Ally

Share their stories

Through collection of stories that capture the heart and soul of the grassroots communities, we aim to address stereotypical social narratives that are pegged to the marginalised in Malaysia. We are always looking for opportunities for grassroots communities to advocate for themselves. You can help us reach our goal by giving them a platform to share their stories. If you would like to explore how you can do so, drop us your contact!

10 + 2 =

BFM: BREAKING THE BIAS THROUGH AKAR UMBI & THE AZALEA INITIATIVE

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we find out more about the Akar Umbi Development Society, an NGO that collaborates with grassroots communities towards ending marginalisation and creating equal opportunities through people-development programmes and initiatives. One such programme is called the Azalea Initiative, which is a leadership programme for refugee women.

Live & Learn: World Refugee Day 2022: When Young Refugee Women Become Changemakers

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we find out more about the Akar Umbi Development Society, an NGO that collaborates with grassroots communities towards ending marginalisation and creating equal opportunities through people-development programmes and initiatives. One such programme is called the Azalea Initiative, which is a leadership programme for refugee women.

MalaysiaKini: Safety is a human right

We read the news and sympathise with the Ukrainians becoming victims of war. Yet when it comes to the refugees in Malaysia, there appear to be mixed feelings about their being here. Some feel they are here to take our jobs. How can we help asylum seekers and refugees find safety in Malaysia?

The Vibes: Grassroots initiative aims to help refugee women find success

Refugee women are often marginalised from mainstream communities due to their status as outsiders, which discourages interaction and engagement. However, a unique grassroots initiative aims to change that…