Social enterprises in Malaysia

Get to know a few of Malaysia’s social enterprises! We’ve picked out a few prominent ones in Malaysia to give you a sampling of the space.

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Kakiseni

The folks at Kakiseni are fighting the good fight for Arts in Malaysia. They believe that everybody should have access to the Performing Arts — and the best part is, they are already making it happen. From monetary grants to talent development programs, Kakiseni is paving the way for greater exposure to the arts. Kakiseni generates revenue through events and training programmes.

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Do Something Good

Do Something Good is a one-stop-hub for volunteering in Malaysia. They believe that volunteering should be an easy, fun and fulfilling experience — for both the volunteer and the NGO. Volunteers are able to search for their preferred NGO projects based on interest and location. With 30,000 registered users and 300 organisations, Do Something Good is well on its way to revolutionise volunteering for Malaysia and the world over. Do Something Good generates revenue by licensing its technology and helping companies arrange volunteering opportunities.

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PT Foundation

PT Foundation (Pink Triangle) is an organisation that provides HIV/AIDS education and support programs for communities in Malaysia. Each day, their drop-in centres offer food, shelter, care and support to the most marginalised members of our community. Through the programs they have developed, PT Foundation has touched the lives of 50,000 people who are most at risk of HIV in Malaysia. PT Foundation generates revenue through user fees at their drop-in centres.

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EPIC Homes

EPIC Homes started with the primary objective of bridging the urban-rural divide through the simple act of building a home. They train and empower urban folk (with no background in construction or engineering) to build houses for aboriginal families living in rural areas. Their ultimate goal is to give all 12,000 aboriginal families a safe home to live in within 5 years. EPIC generates revenue by organising workshops and home-build sessions for individuals and companies.

For more Malaysian social enterprises, browse Hati’s social enterprise directory or check out Social Enterprise Alliance Malaysia.