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Bonding Together While Being "Stuck at Home" During MCO

"Stuck at home in unprecedented times." That's the reality all of us are facing during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Many families, including mine, have had little or no time to transition to the new restrictions. No unnecessary travel, no eating out, no exercising or physical activity in public areas, no going to school or enrichment classes. Normal routines were going to be disrupted and...

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By Nick Foong | Director of Services
5 months 1 week ago

Projek Sinar Updates - How Your Funding Has Helped

Contributions from the many Malaysians (corporates, the general public and even our volunteers) have been overwhelming for Projek Sinar. As of yesterday, we have raised over RM430,000, an amount that's enough to cover aid for the 326 families weekly up till 5 May 2020. One question we get often is "Do you still require funding?" The answer to that is YES. As there is immense uncertainty on the...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
5 months 2 weeks ago

Projek Sinar Updates - What Keeps Us Going

Two and a half weeks have passed since the start of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the team has been tirelessly calling, screening and working with the suppliers to distribute various types of aid since we launched Projek Sinar. This week alone, food aid has been distributed to 260 families in 3 communities! Earlier in the week, one of our staff shared how she thought the calls would get...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
5 months 3 weeks ago

The Heart of Many Community Parents for Their Children

GG staff spent the past few days calling the many families in our database to talk to them and ask how they were coping with the MCO so far. While we're glad that there were many who have indicated they were doing okay, there were some who couldn't hold back the tears as they talked to us and started sharing about their needs and struggles. Many families told us that they had little to no...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
5 months 4 weeks ago

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