Yayasan Salam Malaysia is a nonprofit organization that promotes the spirit of volunteerism among Malaysians, providing opportunities for individuals to volunteer in communities, both locally and internationally. In recent years, Yayasan Salam has embarked on several community projects from women empowerment, ICT for rural youth, to education for indigenous groups in Malaysia.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: salam.org.my
- Tel: (+60) 3 7958 4021
Yayasan SALAM Malaysia hosted the 15th Asia Pacific Regional Volunteer Conference of International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Nov 22 to 26. Under the auspices of the Washington-headquartered IAVE, which promotes volunteering through 64 national volunteer centres and three regional volunteer networks, the regional conference is held biennially, by the … Continue reading The Power of Volunteerism
Female equality rights have come a long way since the late 1800s and early 1900s when the women’s rights movements saw females fighting for their basic rights – to education, work, equal pay, representation in society, reproductive rights, autonomy, freedom of movement, and elimination of various forms of discrimination. In what is perceived as a … Continue reading Towards SDG#5 – Closing Gender Equality Gaps
Growing up in Malaysia, we were used to seeing workers, both local and foreigners being exploited – long hours, low wages, no breaks, cramped living quarters, unsafe working conditions – all common sights when I was growing up. Fast forward 20 years : in 2016, Malaysia, an almost developed-status country was ranked Tier 2 Watchlist … Continue reading The Road to Reforming Human Rights in Malaysia
“Anyone here uses Skype for international calls?” Sheepish grins around the room, then silence. “I know little bit lah, but not so pandai (clever in Bahasa Malaysia). Can teach Aunty?” This was the typical response we received during our training for nonprofits: they’ve heard, they’ve seen, but never explored. Be it Skype, Slack, MailChimp, Outlook, … Continue reading How Digital Literacy Affects Nonprofits
The Heroines in Bahasa Malaysia empowers stay-at-home mothers with life skills
Yayasan Salam facilitates 5 training centers in Malaysia that provide livelihood and basic ICT training for women coming from low income families.
Malaysia partner Yayasan Salam has established twenty-three centers across Indonesia to provide ICT training and refurbished computers for those in need.