Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is a global leader in purpose-led education. The university is committed to develop purpose-driven leaders who are future-ready. Besides our world class programmes and global curriculum, our students are required to hone their leadership skills by joining the EmPOWER programme where they discover their purpose and work on practical projects to mobilise that purpose into positive impact on the world.
This year, as part of the EmPOWER Programme, our students have initiated a crowdfunding project to raise funds for 10 deserving Charitable Organisations and NGOs to impact and touch 10 Thousand lives in Malaysia. Our target is to raise RM10 Thousand for each organisation.
The number “10” is our selected symbol as we do this project in conjunctions with the 10th Anniversary of Heriot-Watt University in Malaysia. You are invited to join us to make a difference. #TogetherWeCan make a positive impact on the world.Our chosen Beneficiaries are:
Mercy Malaysia – MM is an international non-profit organisation that had swiftly pivoted its emergency response to provide much needed aid to flood victims.
Teach for Malaysia - TFM are a diverse network of leaders committed to ending educational inequity had recently launch the Tutoring Programme as an initiative to narrow the learning gap.
Fugee School - Fugee School is a nonprofit supported by the UN's Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to provide refugees children a chance for education opportunities in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysian Mental Health Association - MMHA promotes mental wellbeing in the community and support for
people with mental health problems and their caregivers through support,
education, training, research and advocacy.
Malaysian Association for The
Blind (MAB) - MAB empower persons with visual
impairment by providing them with opportunities for greater participation,
involvement and integration into society.
PAWS Animal Welfare Society – PAWS
provides shelter to unwanted dogs and cats which will be vaccinated,
dewormed, neutered/spayed, and put up for adoption. Currently, there are over
250 dogs and 250 cats under PAW’s care.
Lang Tengah Turtle Watch -
The Lang Tengah Turtle Watch is an NGO to help save sea turtles on the beaches of Lang Tengah – an island off the East Coast of Malaysia, from extinction.
Ti-Ratana Welfare Society
Malaysia - Ti-Ratana Welfare Society, a
charitable welfare organisation is a community centre created for betterment of
lives for people from all walks of live.
Yayasan Chow Kit - YCK
is a 24-hour crisis and drop-in centre providing meals, activities, therapy,
case management, and educational programmes for at-risk children and teenagers
Agathians Shelter - Agathians Shelter is a welfare home located at Petaling Jaya to save the children from the streets.