Clean Water is Only One Part of the Story

Each year, waterborne diseases afflict hundreds of millions of people, primarily those living without safe, accessible water. Despite making great strides in the past 20 years to end waterborne diseases, there is still much to be done.  Over the years of working with the Orang Asli (OA) community, we found numerous OA villages in the…

New Territories, Greater Heights

With my internship at Global Peace Foundation being my first official work experience in the non-governmental organisation (NGO) sector, I came in wanting to learn more about the process and planning behind the project implementation of an NGO. Fortunately for me, I leave Global Peace Foundation gaining so much more than just that.  I was…

How the Orang Asli in Pahang weathered the MCO

WHILE Covid-19 shut down most of the economy, especially during the movement-control order, Orang Asli tribes in villages close to Maudzam Shah in Pahang managed to weather the impact by grabbing job opportunities in jungles and plantations. The Malaysian Insight visited four Orang Asli kampung in the Muadzam Shah district and found the villagers in…