KKH helps cut infant deaths in Cambodia

For four days last week, staff nurse Tong Yee Seong was impressing upon midwives in Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang province the importance of a practice many take for granted – washing one’s hands before handling a childbirth.

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Students ‘reconstruct’ the past

IPOH: TEN Malaysian and 10 Singaporean architecture students teamed up recently to discover the “town that tin built”.

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Let heritage guide the future

How do we stop the loss of Malaysia’s unique built heritage? We can learn about our past and let it guide us in planning a sustainable future that will not destroy our roots.

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1 Malaysia Festive Celebration bring Cheer

Kuala Lumpur: Hand shot up in the air, waving frantically to answer general knowledge quiz questions at a 1 Malaysia Celebration tea party for underprivileged children from charity homes recently.

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The Foundation of Giving

It has been more than five years since  the late Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan passed away but his legacy lives on through the work of his eponymous foundation.

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100 children sharing happiness

About 100 children from Nur Salam’ Charis House, Sunbeam Foundation and Beth Shalom were invited for the festive celebration of Deepavali.

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Underprivileged kids get a new StART in life

StART Society, a TCTF-supported charity in Malaysia, set up a multi-disciplinary arts academy to encourage creativity among underprivileged children.

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Head StART for underprivileged kids

Petaling Jaya: The children love it here. They find the place inspiring. The StART Society in Jalan Gasing is an arts academy and it’s certainly brightening the lives of the underprivileged kids.

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From Singapore with love

THERE is a saying that charity knows no boundaries and this was proven true when the Singapore-based Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan Foundation came to Ipoh to donate RM10,000 to Yayasan Sultan Idris Shah (YSIS).

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Enabling Change

Tan Chin Tuan Foundation’s Programme Consultant Doreen Wan tells NOOR AZURA AHMAD of her role in funding charitable projects in the country.

“I don’t run any NGO, but I can help NGOs achieve their goals:” says Doreen Wan, a 50 year-old single mother of a teenage daughter. Doreen, who runs her own PR company, began volunteering at the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation (TCTF) at the request of the CEO, a personal friend. He wanted someone he could trust to handle applications and such, and With Doreen’s previous experience in community work, she was the perfect candidate. Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, which has its origins in Singapore, gives out grants to various charitable projects based on merit.

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