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purpose - Yayasan Khazanah
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FROM THE EDITORS-IN-CHIEF’S DESK
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Dear Scholars,
I have a question to ask - how many of you out there have a constant
battle to achieve the best that you could be or obtained for yourself?
Many hands rose, I hope. Good, as there is nothing wrong with that. As
YK scholars, that trait comes naturally to you. Now, on to my second
question - how many of you have had strived to be/do the best and
failing? Do you move on? Do you reflect? Do you let go of your need to
always win for yourself?
April, 2015
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 4
PURPOSE
Always Strive for the Greatest Good
Have you ever realised that as you go through life, nearly every turn
there will be higher achievements to be had, more and more
responsibilities to shoulder and greater societal standings to make.
Then, you will see yourself continue striving and trying to live within the
halls of supremacy. Does this matter? Of course it does, only if your
real mandate is applicable only to yourself. What if it is not? What if it is
of lesser benefits to you but more for others?
What I would want to stress upon is that, striving for one's personal
gain is good but if the situation allows for an acceptance of possible
failures, you could then begin putting some serious energy towards
discovering the areas where you really excel and perhaps creating
more impacts to others, providing avenues for far greater successes.
In this issue we talk about 'Striving for the Greatest Good', one of the
competencies in the YK Leadership Model. The essential point that we
hope to channel through to you is that always seek to do good in this
world. Failures could happen. If it does, you must need to keep on
going as the learning, upon further reflection could bring about far
greater reasons and for greater good for you. Strive you must but to
learn from the shortcomings matters as well.
Thanks,
Intan
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Source: http://www.euintheus.org/what-we-do/energy-and-environment/
QUOTES :
NELSON MANDELA: HE SACRIFICED HIS
FREEDOM SO OTHERS COULD BE FREE
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the last of the giants who led South
Africa’s struggle against colonialism, is no more. “White supremacy
implies black inferiority.” His words were truth to the powers and he
devoted his life to opposing systems that protect and abet this
superiority. It made him the most recognizable icon of struggle against
oppression, injustice and discrimination all over the world.
Mandela, or Madiba as he was popularly known to fellow Africans, was
a qualified lawyer who later became the first black president of South
Africa. More than just a politician, he was a political activist. Mandela
truly believed in the cause of freedom, democracy and justice. He
experienced first-hand how apartheid had stripped black South
Africans of their dignity and was holding them back, and took up the
cause for equal political rights for blacks.
In 1944, Mandela joined the African National Congress (ANC) and
participated in the resistance against the apartheid policies of the white
South African government. He wanted to change the situation in South
Africa where whites were rich and the blacks poor, and the laws which
allowed this to happen. He wanted nothing less than banishing the
“apartheid” system of governance which allowed one group to
establish supremacy and dominate the other.
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Emilia Maizura Harun
Azlina Jaffar
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In his initial years, Mandela called for calm and sober assessment of
the political situation that had subjugated the blacks after centuries of
tyranny, exploitation, and oppression by the whites. But when every
lawful way of protesting against injustice and discrimination was taken
away from the blacks, and violence and intimidation was unleashed on
them, he learned the hard way that it is the oppressor who sets the
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nature of the struggle. “The oppressed is often left with no recourse but
to use methods that mirror those of his oppressor. After a point, one
can only fight fire with fire.”
In 1961, Mandela formed the military wing of the ANC, the Umkhonto
we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), which was involved in targeting and
sabotaging government facilities, destruction of power plants, and interfering with rail and telephone communications. The motive was to
scare away foreign capital and cut the external economic and trade
links which were propping up the apartheid regime. Mandela and his
colleagues were soon arrested and put on trial.
During his open trial, popularly known as the Rivonia Trial or the trial
that changed South Africa, Mandela spoke from the docks about economic and political injustices faced by blacks in South Africa in their
everyday lives. He talked about how Africans wanted to live normal
lives, be paid living wages, and perform work which they were capable
of doing and not what they had been told to do. How poverty and the
breakdown of family life had secondary effects; children wandered the
streets of townships because they had no schools to go to, or no money to go to school, or no parents at home to see that they go to school,
because the parents had to work to keep the family alive. This led to a
breakdown in moral standards, to an alarming rise in illegitimacy, and
to growing violence that erupted not only politically, but everywhere. He
wanted blacks to have a just share in the whole of South Africa, a stake
in society.
The Rivonia Trial was watched by the whole world. But the words of
Mandela had no effect in the courts run by an apartheid government.
While the Afro-Asian nations strongly condemned the ongoing trial, the
Western states turned their backs. Britain, the US, and France also
abstained from the UN Security Council resolution passed two days
before the verdict in the Rivonia Trial urging the apartheid government
to grant amnesty to all political prisoners convicted or being tried for
their opposition to apartheid. This emboldened the white South Africa,
as it faced no serious challenge to it apartheid policies from Western
states. On 12 June 1964, Mandela was sentenced to 27 years in prison
at Robben Island and reduced to prisoner number 46664. He accepted
it with dignity. He knew that overthrowing apartheid called for struggle
and sacrifice, and was prepared for the long walk to freedom.
Ten thousand days in prison failed to break Mandela. Jail honed Nelson. It made him and the country. Jail could not capture him, no more
than release from jail could not set him free, for he was always free. He
knew that his dream of South Africa as a rainbow nation free from injustice and domination would eventually be realized, and no oppressor
could suppress this dream. He refused to compromise on his beliefs or
leave the struggle halfway. In February 1985, President P.W. Botha
offered Mandela his freedom on the condition that he reject violence as
a political weapon, but Mandela rejected the proposal. His response
was a rebuke to the apartheid regime and its supporters. “What freedom am I being offered while the organization of the people remains
banned? Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into
contracts.”
The white leadership had hoped that confining the top black leaders to
long years in prison would create a vacuum in leadership and kill the
struggle for liberation. While Mandela was locked into the penal system and ANC driven into exile, the agitation they had unleashed and
the fierce desire they had evoked among blacks to be free could not be
suppressed. The pressures to end apartheid continued from within and
outside. It forced the regime to open dialogue and negotiate with the
incarcerated leaders of the struggle. Mandela was not forgotten. He
had become the most prominent symbol of resistance among youths
as well as old-timers.
On 11 February, 1990, Mandela was released from prison. It was an
unconditional release. He was free to do what he wanted and he set
himself to fulfilling the task of transforming South Africa from a whiteonly to a rainbow nation, and from a decaying apartheid regime to a
new non-racial democracy. It culminated in South Africa’s first democratic elections of 1994 wherein its most recognised apartheid prisoner
became the new president. The 27 years of imprisonment at the hands
of white supremacists did not leave him bitter. Instead he sought the
middle ground between “white fears and black hopes”. That vision was
reflected in the “Freedom Charter” of the ANC party which opens with
the words “South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black or white.”
South Africa may have been politically free, but Mandela knew that
business of decolonization was not yet finished. Political freedom
without economic and social justice is meaningless. Much needed to
be done to reverse the consolidation of land, natural resources and
wealth brought about by centuries of colonization. Black empowerment would only be complete when they had equal economic opportunities, when the pride and dignity battered by apartheid governments
were restored.
Mandela remained staunchly loyal to the people who supported his
cause of liberation and justice. This was put to test several times after
he became president, when he strongly defended his ties with Libya
and Cuba. He let it known to the world that it was pure expediency to
call on democratic South Africa to turn its back on Castro and Gaddafi, who contributed funding and arms to the ANC and assisted them in
obtaining democracy while the West—wanting to protect its economic
and military interests in white South Africa—looked the other way.
Mandela taught us what it means to be nationalistic. His vision of African nationalism was a force of good and stood for the concept of freedom and fulfilment for the African people in their own land. He was
able to transform subjugation, suffering and injustices faced by black
people into a national struggle—a struggle of the African people and
by the African people for their right to live. It was not about superiority
of one group over the other but about equality. This can be better
understood in his own words at the Rivonia Trial: “During my lifetime I
have dedicated my life to this struggle of the African people. I have
fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in
which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to see realized. But,
My Lord, if it needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”
Mandela knew when voice had to be raised and when silence was
more effective. He was the liberation movement’s rallying cry through
27 years of incarceration and country’s moral compass once he
stepped down from public office. However, the biggest legacy of Mandela is the redemptive power of forgiveness in a world beset by violence and turmoil. He taught us that complete victory lies not in rage
and revenge but in forgiveness. The struggle, oppression, and long
years in prison did not make him bitter or vengeful. He opted for reconciliation once the regime which subjugated his people came down.
Mandela also taught us that if you wish to enter public life, then enter
it with the goal to serve the public and the determination to stick to
that goal no matter what adversities come in the way. It calls for sacrifices – to sacrifice one’s freedom so that others can be free. To maintain moral leadership even when the enemy has lost its morality.
It is a cause for celebration and inspiration that a man of such conviction and principles lived among us. Till his death, he remained an
African true to the soil. “I have done whatever I did, both as an individual and as a leader of my people, because of my experience in South
Africa and my own proudly felt African background, and not because
of what any outsider might have said.”
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ACHIEVING THE GREATER GOOD
What is the purpose of life? There are many different answers to this question. Muslims will say ‘to
worship Allah’, others will say ‘to find true love’,
and some will even say ‘I have no idea’. We can
make a survey and find variety of answers. A resurvey may even find the same people changing
their answers. However, the harsh reality is that,
whatever one’s purpose in life is, in the end, everyone will receive the same fate i.e. death.
Whatever a person’s religious convictions are, at
least all can agree that while one person dies, the
world continues just like the lives of billions others,
until the end of time. Some may miss and mourn
the dead, but probably only for a while, and life
goes on. What was once a life will become
memory, and what was once memory will be forgotten. So what’s the point?
Siti Kholifatul
Rizkiah,
Bachelor of Business
Administration
(Finance with Multimedia),
MMU, Cyberjaya
Actually, there is a way to “live forever”. Living forever does not lie on
efforts of science and technology, which have yet to succeed. A biological death may seem to be inevitable. However, it is a choice to live
forever in terms of social role and contribution. We have to strive for
the greatest good. We must think beyond ourselves and ask not only
what we can get but what can we give.
Take a moment to think about great, prominent people such as Jesus
the Messiah, Prophet Muhammad, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and
others. They may have died biologically but their names remains till
today due to their contributions to humanity. They left behind a legacy.
Is it too unrealistic to aim as high as the aforementioned people? Yes
for pessimists but no for optimists.
We can start from the smallest things. The smallest of good deeds can
mean a lot for others. Small acts of charity, being kind to our employees, or even being a good listener, There’s a lot that you could do
which requires minimal effort. After that, we can move to something
more challenging and requires extra effort such as making good policies or researching on a new type of medicine. Humans are very creative, of course there are unlimited ways to do good things.
We should start with ourselves. Many people say “but everyone else
does it!” to justify their bad behavior, such as dishonesty and cheating.
The first person to commit it might have said the same thing! Always
remember that while we are pointing at someone else, three other
fingers are pointing back at us; such an ironic hypocrisy. We can’t control others so why not we start first? Let us be part of the effort to make
‘but everyone else does it’ a justification to do good things, not bad
things.
Most importantly, we should start now. Spare time is precious that
most have wasted, while ‘tomorrow’ is not promised to everyone. We
should start doing good deeds to others, and we should start now. The
best among humanity are those who made haste in contribution; delays
only when it is absolutely necessary.
Someone out there may have been cheered up from a bad day at work
because of your smile. Others may have quit their bad habits because
of your example. Many may have survived tough times because of the
decisions you made. Some could no longer justify their dishonesty due
to the honest environment you have helped to build.
A FAIR
AND
EQUAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
I once attended a motivational talk many years ago
conducted by a renowned speaker in Malaysia. It
was an unforgettable experience for me because I
was truly inspired by his words. I remember vividly
what he said to us, ‘Young people, I know each and
everyone of you here have immense potential, the
potential to achieve brilliance and climb the
magnificent stairs to success, and on that one day
when you do so, do not forget your family, society
and community that helped forged those stairs with
their bare hands.’ It struck me then that giving back
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to the society is beyond a mere ‘social obligation’, it Andre Ng WenHao,
is the intrinsic motivation that drives one to
MBBS,
contribute what he or she has for the greatest good NuMed
of the society. In my opinion, the greatest good can
be defined as the maximum benefit and good that is shared with the
greatest number of people in a community.
In this modern day society poisoned by hedonism and materialism,
some individuals will oblige to do something only if they think it will
benefit them. The concept of ‘greatest good’ probably never crosses
their mind. I believe that the drive to strive for the greatest good
comes naturally. However, it could also be developed through
personal experience and action. Bryan Harrison McGill, an American
author, speaker and activist once said, ‘We must let our every act be
out of love, and for the greater good of all.’ We, as members of a
community should do our part to always strive for the greatest good
and let our actions be the testimony of our passion. We should set
ourselves apart from those black sheep of the society and be different
by putting the importance of the community, society and ultimately
country before ours.
As a medical student (currently in my first year of studies at Newcastle
Medical University Malaysia), I am now on a long and seemingly
never ending journey towards becoming a doctor in the future. Many
close relatives and friends have asked me why I would choose to
study medicine since it is one of the toughest courses. They assumed
that those who have decided to study medicine are motivated by the
attraction of high pay and reputation a doctor gets. However, those
were definitely not my motivation to study medicine. In my opinion,
choosing medicine as my course of study is one of the ways that I can
relate to ‘striving for the greatest good’ because it takes a lot of
compassion, willingness to serve the society and passion to become a
good doctor.
I hope I can be involved in giving back to the society and as a medical
student, I can do so by taking part in medical mission trips to rural
area in Malaysia and distribute free supplements and medicine to
those who are in need. I have set personal plans and goals to be
achieved in align with the concept of striving for the greatest good.
One of them is to be actively involved in the voluntary activities of
VOLTAGE (volunteer to aspire generations) in my university such as
orphanage visit and outreach programmes.
In the terms of greatest good, I consider health as one of the major
assets that could and should be benefited by as many people in the
community as possible. I envisioned the revamp of the current
healthcare system in Malaysia so that the quality of the healthcare is
at its highest without burdening and compromising the interest of the
people. It represents a holistic healthcare system which includes the
implementation of preventive care at a subsidized fee.
It may sound farfetched now, but I believe it can be achieved in the
near future.
These are just the smallest of deeds, but they live on after we do. The
more we direct our deeds to contribute to the lives of others, the more
they will live on. Even if our name is not remembered, but our contributions live on after our demise –probably until the end of time.
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ALWAYS STRIVE FOR THE GREATEST
GOOD
TRUE LEADER
For a person to be a true leader, he must be
willing to sacrifice anything that he has in order
to ensure that his followers are safe, healthy
and not under threat of any danger. A good
example of a true leader is Martin Luther King
Jr.
The topic ‘always strive for the greatest good’ has
various meanings. Personally, I think the word
always carries a lot of weight in the message to
strive for the greatest good. It means that whoever
you are, whatever you do and how old you are; you
can always do something good.
We can start really small, for example by just
greeting our neighbours and buying a homeless
guy a warm cup of coffee in the morning as we
walk pass him. It can be as simple as smiling to a
stranger or helping someone to carry a heavy bag.
I have always loved it how the British always call
me ‘love’ when I come into a store, and I hope
with any act of kindness I do, I can make people
feel the same way too.
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Syafiqah Syakira
Saiful Yazan,
MEng Materials
Science and Engineering,
Imperial College
London
Nowadays, news about death, war, poverty and sickness have made
headlines too often. The most recent one being the Nepal earthquake,
which had caused thousands lost their loved ones and property. Sometimes, these kinds of news pass by us like the wind, it is easy for us to
ignore. Yes, we do feel bad hearing them, but do we really do anything
about it? Striving for greatest good means sacrificing something to
make a bad thing, better. It is good for us to care, to see a problem and
be the solution. There are many things we can contribute in a world
problem, such as donating, volunteering, discussing and even mentioning them in our prayers. The greatest good of it all is that it builds character, and it is something that we cannot learn from books or in worldclass universities that we go to; it has to be from our own experience
and effort.
Nelson Mandela once said, ‘what counts in life is not the mere fact that
we have lived. It is what difference we have made in the life of others
that will determine the significance of the life we lead’. He was imprisoned for 27 years, forgave his jailers and was passionate in bringing
together his apartheid-torn country. His story was inspiring; one all of
us should look up to. What the future holds for us is still a wonderful
mystery, but remember to always, always strive for a greater good in
everything we do. I mean, if one person can do it, so can all of us.
He is one of the people that refuses to sit down
and watches his own people gets hurt and goes
through numerous acts of racial discrimination.
He stands up for what he believes is right and
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Azim Irfan Haron,
he fights for the freedom and the rights of the
Year 12,
African-American and he will not stop until he
Marlborough
College Malaysia
gets what was rightfully his. No matter how
many times he was beaten, defeated, or hurt,
he got back up on his feet so that his children, and his children’s children could live a better life without any worries of being constantly
looked down upon because of the colour of their skin. The best part
about this man is that he doesn’t want to only provide the best for his
people but also for the people that are against. According to him, it
doesn’t matter if it is your enemy or your friend; everyone deserves to
live in a world without hate.
In order for him to achieve a world of peace, he says “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out
hate; only love can do that”. Instead of fighting back in a violent manner, he organised a few non-violent protests in high hopes that it
would make the world a better place for everyone to share. In 1968,
he organised a campaign to gain economic justice for the poor in theUnited States. However, he didn’t manage to see the end of the campaign because he was assassinated. He has sacrificed many things in
his life for the sake of people of the country. In the end, he even sacrificed his own life.
I think that he is one of the best leaders that this earth has ever seen.
One of the best who actually sacrificed literally everything for the
greatest good.
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SCHOLARS’ ACTIVITIES
KYS DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIP
From the 12th to the 14th of April, Kolej Yayasan
Saad held its 4th Kolej Yayasan Saad Debating
Championship with close to 20 prestigious
schools and more than 30 teams from all over
Malaysia taking part in the competition. With the
objective of bringing back the Tan Sri Halim Saad
Trophy clear in mind, I teamed up with two of my
juniors and braced myself for the tournament.
In the end, me and my team were overjoyed when we were announced the overall champion out of nearly 200 senior teams that
participated. My team managed to take home four top placing trophies
and 28 individual medals (11 and 8 respectively for my teammates
Syafawani and Raja Syafiqah and 9 for myself). It was definitely one
of the defining moments of my school life as it was my first time managing such a feat. All KYS teams also managed to qualify for the
Global Round which will be held from 22nd to 27th of May. Hopefully we
will continue our participation and attain greater heights for the upcoming round.
Zulaikha bt Zainal
From the very first round, we faced hard and
Effendi,
strong teams like TKC A and MCKK A with deForm 5,
manding motions like This House, as a feminist,
KYS
supports acts of vigilantism by women in oppressive patriarchal societies and Assuming it was possible, This House
would remove sexual desire from human psychology. Nevertheless,
we managed to break 3rd and proceeded to the breaking rounds.
After 2 more grueling debates in the quarter finals and semi-finals, we
were filled with gratitude when the chief adjudicator announced that
my team would be meeting a team from Sekolah Dato’ Abdul Razak in
the finals. With the motion of This House believes that liberal democracies should actively assist citizens of authoritarian states in circumventing censorship and acting as opposition, we merged as champions and both my team mate and I tied as the Overall Best Speaker of
the whole tournament. I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported me along the way especially my Khazanah family
for the never ending support and motivation. Without all of your prayers and support, the trophy could not have been ours.
TAYLOR’S SCHOOL MAGAZINE BOOT CAMP
Last month, I was chosen to be a part of Kolej
Yayasan Saad's editorial team. To prepare us for
our annual Cemerlang yearbook publication, we
were sent to Taylor's School Mag Boot Camp
held on 18th April organised by Taylor's University School of Communication. The one day event
comprised of several lectures on creating a great
annual school magazine which includes designing, planning, journalism and photography. For
the last event of the day, we had a writing comMuhammad Amar
petition where we were required to interview a
Yasser Sulaiman
media personality through a press conference
Form 4,
and subsequently write out a feature article. The KYS
KYS team managed to secure first place and
therefore each of us received a Nikon Coolpix camera as the prize. All
in all, the experience was surely beneficial in helping us to better understand the ways to produce a magazine of quality.
Please find below ur feature article—ALWAYS ON THE CALL, for
your reading pleasure.
My teammates and coach after the announcement of our victory
WORLD SCHOLARS CUP
On the third and fourth of April, me and 26 other
students from Kolej Yayasan Saad participated
in the World Scholars Cup Regional Round held
at Prince of Wales Island International School,
Penang. I was no stranger in the competition as
I have already participated in it for the past two
years, but this year would mark my first time
entering under the senior category. Every participant of WSC is required to endure the four
featured events, namely team debate, scholar's
bowl (team quiz), scholar's challenge (multiplechoice questions) and collaborative writing. It
was a doubtlessly challenging experience for
all of us as we went through the whole ordeal.
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Men were shouting, the ambulance siren was blaring - this is the situation that met young reporter Nicholas Cheng on one of his first moments in the field. From that day on, his name has been plastered on
many articles published by local news source, The Star, covering
countless stories ranging from the MH370 disaster to the imprisonment of Anwar Ibrahim.
Looking back, not many people would expect the lovable actor in Disney’s Waktu Rehat to be the man in front of disfigured limbs and
corpses.
“Crime journalism is as real as it gets,” he says. Though he has seen
many gory scenes throughout his career, Cheng deserves some credit. When the work day starts at 8.00am, he pens down stories while
grooving to the tune of All My Life by the Foo Fighters, and while most
of his friends visit offices, Cheng goes to morgues.
Muhammad Amar
Yasser Sulaiman
Form 4,
KYS
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While people expect him to be a stern character, Cheng is nothing but
a happy go lucky and caring person. In the wake of the MH370 disaster, while other reporters swarmed Jacqui Gonzalez, wife of the inflight supervisor of the airbus, Cheng visited her at her home to just
offer a hug.
Constantly being thrust into a world of gore does have its disadvantages. Cheng fears that when the days comes and he answers a
phone call telling him that a loved one has passed, he would not be
able to grieve as one should. “It’s like going to war,” he describes.
“That adrenaline rush you get in the car on the way to the scene is the
best feeling in the world.”
stop pursuing their tertiary education as they are responsible in helping their parents in the farm. One of the students told me that there’s
slim chance for them to pursue their study as 85 % of Cambodians
are farmers. His question reminded me of Malaysia during the 70s.
Agriculture was our main industry during the period. But then, we
moved into a fast paced industrialised country by changing our paradigm. Nothing is impossible. We are responsible to decide the future
of our nation. I would be glad to join such volunteering programme
again as it provides a lot of knowledge and experiences.
Crime journalism is an essential part of understanding humanity, and
with people like Cheng, nothing could go wrong. As he proudly states,
“life is dedicated to the stories that you write.”
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TRIP TO CAMBODIA
nd
8th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Sekolah Tun Fatimah
(STF)
th
From the 2 to the 8 April 2015, I was at Kg Cham,
Krauchmar, Cambodia to join the “Books to Beloved” programme organised by Persatuan Mahasiswa Fakulti Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan. That
was my first time joining a volunteering event as
this. In Kg Cham, we built a mini library at MusaAsiah Integrated School (SERPAMA). We also had
a few activities with SERPAMA’s students ranging
from 6 years old until 10 years old. In Kg Cham, we
had a tour around the village with Uztaz Safir, one
of the SERPAMA teachers. We found a lot of differences between Cambodian traditional houses and
Malaysian traditional houses. The weather at Cambodia was really hot and dry since it was their hot
season. We had to wear a face mask to walk
around the village.
HAPPENINGS
Mohammad Syazwi
bin Bahruddin,
Bachelor of Social
Sciences with Honours (Psychology)
UKM
The food, however, was delicious and nice. Although Kg Cham was
located in a rural area, they did have basic necessities such as water
supply, electricity and even internet connection. I learnt a lot about
Cambodian culture and history.
From this trip, I did some self-reflection on myself. In Malaysia, I always take things for granted. When I observed the lives of the villagers in Cambodia, they are always grateful for the things they have.
Even the school children, they use colour pencils very carefully and
treat them like precious things. I love seeing the smiles on their faces.
It was a heart-warming experience for me. This experience
inspired me to be active in helping people in need. This trip absolutely opened up my perspective to see the potential that
Cambodia has in future.
In a sharing session with high
school students, I presented on
“Studying in University”. I was
made to understand that most high school students in Cambodia will
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10th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Sekolah Menengah
Sains Tuanku Munawir
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13th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at MRSM Tun Ghaffar
Baba (TGB)
16th April— A get-together with YK scholars in UK
16th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Sekolah Menengah
Sains Miri
15th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Kolej Islam Sultan
Alam Shah, Klang (KISAS)
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17th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Sekolah Menengah
Sains Kuching Utara
15th April — Roundtable Discussion with representatives from Education Malaysia, MARA and JPA in London.
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18th April — Yayasan Khazanah Leadership Conference 2015 (YKLC)
London
27th April — YK Alumni Event: An Evening with YAB Tun Abdullah bin
Haji Ahmad Badawi at Sime Darby Convention Centre
21st April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Sekolah Menengah
Sains Sabah
GLOBAL
-Amzar Muzani bin Ma'arof
-Muhammad Farid Farhan Sahime
-Nurarishah Mohd Nazeri
-Megat Ridzwan Latif bin Suhamdan
-Adi Izzudeen Bin Anuar
-Pau May May
-Maisarah Najla Binti Mansor
-Taufik Sulaiman
WATAN
-Teh Wei Loon
-Iman Hakimi Bin Zamzam
24th April — YK Outreach Programme: Briefing at Kolej Datuk Patinggi
Abang Haji Abdillah
ASIA
-Fifi Faustina Pribadi
-Tagreed S. E. Almassri
BESTARI
-Muhammad Syahir bin Zulkarnain
-Tengku Abbas Basili bin Tengku Adzhan Arif
-Muhammad Farhan bin Amran
-Mariam Maisarah bt Abd Manan
-Muhammad Aiman bin Mohd Kalid
-Muhammad Faizal Mustaqim bin Yahaya
-Muhammad Alif Haikal Bin Mohd Fadzly
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YK STAFF CHILDHOOD PHOTO: GUESS WHO???
LIFE HACKS: WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT!
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01
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Guess whose childhood photo is this! The
first to email us with
the correct answer is
the winner! 
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A nice gift awaits the
lucky winner…
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Previous Issue answer: Norhidayah Aslah
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Source: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/100-life-hacks-that-make-life-easier.html
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