Episode 16: Interview with Mr. Khairul Azri Mohamad Khalid from Discover Muay Thai (DMT)
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by Albukhary International University
1M ago
In  this episode we will be listening to an interview session with Mr Khairul Azri Mohamad Khalid, the co-founder and the head trainer of Discover Muay Thai also known as DMT. DMT is a social enterprise that echoes social impacts where youth from marginalised backgrounds undergo an intensive 4-month development program organised by Discover Muay Thai Academy.  In this program, they will not only learn about the awesome Muay Thai techniques, but they will also learn fundamental values in life such as discipline, respect, self-confidence, resilience, leadership and care. The DMT gradua ..read more
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Special Episode Podcast: Professor Muhammad Yunus and Sharifah Sofia
AIU Social Business Program
by Albukhary International University
1M ago
In this episode of Albukhary International University’s (AIU) social business podcast, Sharifah Sofia speaks to Chancellor of AIU and Nobel Laureate, Professor Muhammad Yunus. From redesigning higher education to deconstructing the thought process behind the Yunus Sports Hub - this podcast sheds light on creating a world of 3 zeroes: zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions. Above all, this podcast seeks to inspire minds and share insights on the role of universities in creating the next generation of leaders to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges. This pod ..read more
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Episode 15: Interview with Mr. Irfan Mohamed from Urban Hijau
AIU Social Business Program
by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Take a listen to the amazing stories as told by the Director of Urban Hijau, a Social Enterprise that activates sustainability by rebuilding wholesome food systems with local integration to make a long standing impact to society. Urban Hijau uses permaculture as a means to unite people, generate profit and preserve the planet. They strive to produce locally grown wholesome food and train people to do the same. They also educate through practical examples empowering communities to take care of their own waste and help to establish sustainable urban farms within their own neighbourhoods ..read more
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Episode 14: Interview with Kim Lim from PichaEats
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by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Take a listen to the amazing journey of PichaEats as social enterprise that aims to create a sustainable and equitable ecosystem for refugees in Malaysia through the one thing we can relate to and that is FOOD! PichaEats has a simple mission which is to serve good food. But while enjoying our meal, refugees are given opportunities to start a new life. Their chefs who were forced to flee to Malaysia can get a chance to rebuild their lives, regain their dignity, and provide for their family. PichaEats specialize in delicacies from the homeland of these chefs -from Iraqi Falafel, Palestinian Humm ..read more
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Episode 13: Interview with Amy Blair from The Batik Boutique.
AIU Social Business Program
by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Beautiful and heart-warming stories as told by Amy Blair, the CEO/founder of The Batik Boutique Social Enterprise about their journey towards being an award-winning social enterprise. The Batik Boutique was created to disrupt the cycle of poverty in Malaysia. They empower artisans from marginalised communities to produce fair fashion, home goods and accessories made from a traditional Malaysian fabric called batik. They work with rural and urban batik artisans across Malaysia to create batik textiles on natural fibres. This fabric is then sent to the seamstresses at our training centre to crea ..read more
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Episode 12: Interview with Tan Pei Chin from Worming Up
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by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Listen to the unique ideas of Worming Up Social Enterprise as told by the Co-founder/Research Officer, Ms. Tan Pei Chin. Worming Up is a sustainability-driven social enterprise that aims to upcycle food waste back into food. Their social projects are focusing on bringing an end to food waste. They are raising awareness on food waste issues in the Kuching, Sarawak community and donations of surplus food to the needy. They also recycle food waste into high-quality bio-protein by using the fly technology. They empower and train local community for proper waste management and actually make a diffe ..read more
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Episode 10: Interview with Mr. Syed Sadiq Albar from Projek57
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by Albukhary International University
1M ago
A great story to listen as told by the Co-founder of Projek57, Mr. Syed Sadiq Albar about Projek57 Social Enterprise with its key mission to engage with youths from schools, colleges, universities and the Orang Asli community, reminding them about the values upon which Malaysia was founded. Projek57 is impacting lives of the underserved through empowerment and contributions from the sale of their merchandise. Projek57 is non-political and non-partisan. They are driven by positive values and uniting factors ..read more
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Episode 9: Interview with Madam Sasibai Kimis from Earth Heir
AIU Social Business Program
by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Listen to Madam Sasibai, the founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Earth Heir talked about her journey towards success with Earth Heir Social Enterprise. Earth Heir collaborates with artisans and refugees in Malaysia to build sustainable livelihoods for underserved communities. They work with marginalized people in their supply chain and provide advisory services to develop artisans on design, production, branding, and marketing. Their products are sold to B2C or B2B clients. Earth Heir is proudly fair trade certified with the WFTO that operates transparently with ethical practices ..read more
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Episode 8: Interview with Madam Ngeow Puilin from Eats Shoots and Roots.
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by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Inspiring insights by Madam Ngeow Puilin, the Education Director of Eats, Shoots and Roots Social Enterprise where she talked about their mission to empower urban folks with the skills and tools to grow their own food. Their focus is mainly to preserve the environment for the sake of community's well being. They design and build edible gardens, run educational and edible garden programs as well as provide materials to set up one's own edible garden ..read more
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Episode 7: Interview with Mr. Stevens Chan from Dialogue Includes All.
AIU Social Business Program
by Albukhary International University
1M ago
Heart-warming sharing from the founder of Dialogue Includes All who suffered from Glaucoma which caused him to lose his eyesight completely since 2007. Listen to the inspiring story of how he turned despair into opportunities to spread awareness about Glaucoma and help the visually impaired as well as other differently-abled people to build themselves as confident, independent, and self-sustained individuals worthy and capable of contributing to the world ..read more
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