EWRF strongly believes that every child deserves an equal opportunity to a better future. Working in collaboration with government agencies, partner organisations and local communities, EWRF carries out various initiatives to equip these children with relevant life skills to excel in school and in life.
Investing in their future will lift them from a life of poverty and related challenges while providing a fighting chance to improve their social mobility.
20 weeks of being a CSI participant turned a girl desperately lacking in confidence into a national level CSI netball champion. From being a shy character in school, she can now say that she has performed in front of a 400-strong crowd nationwide. Support us and help more students like Privitah be the best version of themselves.
My Counsellor, Mr. Bala introduced me to CSI programme conducted by EWRF. I enjoyed & learned a lot from the games, role plays, sharing sessions and so on. Now, my academic performance has improved & even my parents notice the positive changes in me.
I was given the opportunity to study Welding Course after SPM (Poor Results). After 3 months intensive training at IKBN Pekan, I am now an Assistant Welder at RAPID Project, Pengerang earning RM4,000.00 a month.
The scholarship initiative by EWRF is essentially to assist students from B40 families who have performed well in their SPM/STPM examinations and have difficulties obtaining a place in institutes of higher learning. EWRF has created synergy with five higher learning institutions and requested for scholarship assistance.
Volunteers are a critical support in the implementation of the numerous EWRF Initiatives. EWRF was able to mobilise almost 400 volunteers in 2017. The VIP is a training programme formulated to teach and guide prospective volunteers on their role when interacting with the students on the ground. They become effective agents in reaching out to the students, who in the future will become responsible members of the Indian community. In the process, these volunteers obtain the relevant exposure a
E4J, previously known as the English Enrichment Programme, aims to enhance English language proficiency among students in Tamil-medium primary schools. A 20-week programme, it focuses on verbal fluency, reading, writing and listening skills. Multiple stimulating and effective activities are used to induce learning, understanding and usage of the English Language. [layerslider id="5"]
Most students find themselves in a state of confusion and dilemma about what to do after secondary school. EWRF comes in, to assist them with relevant information on how they can pursue a viable career. For students who are not so academically inclined, they are made aware of the option of opting for skills training institutions. Through such coaching, C3G programme assists the students in making an informed decision to move forward in their lives. [layerslider id="5"]
CSI is committed to bring opportunities and hope to academically under-performing and socially challenged students from B40 families in 38 districts with high Indian population in Malaysia. This innovative programme provides opportunity for behaviour transformation, building confidence and improving educational levels among secondary school students who vulnerable and at risk of being dropping out and recruited into life of delinquency and crimes. [layerslider id="3"]
Skills training institutions nationwide offer a good platform for students to hone their technical skills in various sectors such as welding, automotive, IT etc. EWRF plays a key role in spreading awareness on the availability of such programmes in such local skills training institutions. EWRF, through STI engages with deserving students and refers them to these institutes to provide them with a good platform to acquire technical skills which will help them earn a good living in the future.
Research initiatives to address pressing issues on education particularly about those that relates to academically underperforming students and conduct evaluation of all EWRF’s flagship programmes. Findings from these researches contributes to development of modules and address needs of our beneficiaries - underperforming students from B40 families. Relevant evidence based recommendations have been forwarded to the Malaysian Government in the past.
Counselling forms an integral component of EWRF’s initiatives by providing opportunity for students in confidence, about things that are worrying them or affecting their day to day life. By supporting the emotional health, counselling helps to make it easier for them to build healthy relationships and learn within the environment they live in. To ensure that its reach is effective, EWRF has engaged registered counsellors throughout Peninsular Malaysia to assist it in addressing the above i
Medical Aid and Welfare Project was set up in 2010 to provide financial aid and linkage with Government welfare schemes to B40 families with medical and welfare related challenges. Despite various efforts by the Government, small segments of society are still living in deplorable conditions compared to the rest of Malaysia. They have none or very little access to necessities and a conducive living environment.