Impact Malaysia

Impact Report 2019

Executive Summary in Numbers

7

Social Impact Projects

Involving

>150

Youth Movers

Benefitting

87

Households

A Total Of

520

Beneficiaries

In 3 States,

Selangor, Perak, & Pahang

8

Workshops Delivered

82

Stakeholders Engaged

5

Committee Memberships

Generated
>100,000 Social Media Reach
>RM300,000 Media Value

2019 at a Glance

Youth movers from VOLTEN waiting in excitement to start their volunteering journey through Impact Malaysia's water filter project in Kampung Orang Asli Sg. Buloh.

Playing basketball in the newly revamped courts, through Impact Malaysia's ITC partnership with U Mobile "Unlimited Play".

Volunteers assembling solar panels for electricity-deprived Orang Asli home.

A group picture after the completion of ITT project in Pos Titom, with social enterprise Suncrox Solar and youth movers from PSAS.

SparcSE volunteers sharing a moment with YB Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Minister of Youth and Sports; and Impact Malaysia CEO, Ahmed Faris Amir.

Impact Malaysia's Amir Fadzalih with a group of children from Pos Titom Orang Asli settlement.

Impact Malaysia's Rizal Rozhan shares a laugh with the participants of Impact Malaysia's project management workshop.

What We Did in 2019

February
Conceptualization of Impact Malaysia's strategy and programs:
Before the launch of Impact Malaysia, we identified 3 program directions: Impact Through Community (ITC), Impact Through Technology (ITT) and Impact Through Business (ITB); which will be done through 3 strategies: Enable, Advocate, Amplify
February
April
Impact Malaysia Launch Ceremony
Impact Malaysia was launched on April 2019 by YB Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Minister of Youth and Sports. The launch ceremony recorded more than 350 attendees, generating a PR value of approximately RM105,750. The launch also generated more than 50 emails stating interest to partner or to be involved with Impact Malaysia.
April
July
Enable: Water Filter Project, Kampung Orang Asli Sg. Buloh
Impact Malaysia connected people of Kampung Orang Asli Sg. Buloh with Efinity Social Enterprise and VOLTEN (Volunteers of UNITEN) to install Efinity's water filter innovation to enable Orang Asli households plagued with contaminated water, to have clean water supply. This project involved 20 youth volunteers, and benefited 27 households and approximately 150 beneficiaries.
July
August
Enable: Unlimited Play, Spacerubix
Through Impact Malaysia's enablement, U Mobile provided solutions for youth development and sports by revamping Spacerubix into a youth-centric community sporting space through their Unlimited Play campaign.
August
September
Enable: Home Solar System installation, Pos Titom Orang Asli Settlement
Impact Malaysia connected Suncrox Solar, Pos Titom community and electrical engineering students from Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah (PSAS) to install home solar systems which will enable power generation for lighting (up to 3 5W LED bulbs) and a USB charger. This project involved 20 youth volunteers, 60 households and 300 beneficiaries.
September
September
Enable: Community Garden Project, Spacerubix
Impact Malaysia enabled SparcSE, which consists of 55 architecture student volunteers from UM to design and build a community garden. They build this garden at Spacerubix to revitalize and repurpose spaces using the principles of recycling and upcycling.
September
September - October
Enable: Kem Kepimpinan & Transformasi OKU, Bangi
Impact Malaysia trained 30 OKU NGO leaders and activists on project management and introduced them to the concept of impact management, alongside offering micro-grants for impact projects. This project involves 12 volunteers.
September - October
October - November
Enable: URCare School Holiday Hub, PPR Seksyen 8 Kota Damansara
We empowered more than 20 youth volunteers on project management and introduced them to the concept of impact management, in order for the youth volunteers to conduct their project more effectively. The URCare English and waste management classes benefited more than 40 urban poor children in the stated locality.
October - November
November
Enable: UTP Clean Games 2019, Teluk Senangin
Impact Malaysia trained 20 youth volunteers on project management and worked with the project lead throughout the planning and execution phases of their project, "UTP Clean Games". Impact Malaysia also contributed towards 2 community service signboards placed along the beach, as well as documentation of the program throughout in order to amplify the project.
November
June - December
Advocate: Workshops on Project Management
To achieve our mission to advocate for youth-driven social impact, a key component of our work to enable impact was to run trans-workshops for our volunteers covering best practices for project management, that cover proposal writing, budgeting, impact management and social media 101. The training was then extended to IMU Cares and YSS for their events.
June - December
June - December
Advocate: Committee memberships
Impact Malaysia was invited to be a part of 5 committees on social impact and youth development. Notable memberships includes NADMA Malaysia's Clothing Bank for Disaster Relief (CB4DR), Young Employable Student (YES) Initiative by TalentCorp and KBS-IYRES Technical Working Group 2019 - 2020
June - December
November
Advocate: Impact Survey
We coordinated a survey to understand the landscape and public understanding of impact management in various organizations, namely NGOs, civil society, government bodies, social enterprises, academia and corporations. Following this, Impact Malaysia will be having round table discussions to discuss findings and seek consensus on key indicators for reporting.
November
June - December
Advocate: Contribution to strategic round table discussions (RTD)
Impact Malaysia contributed to 6 strategic RTDs on youth development and social impact, bringing in values of impact management and high impact program creation experiences on the discussions. Notable RTDs include those organized by IYRES, Rakan Muda, SAY and IYC.
June - December
April - December
Amplify: Publicity efforts to mainstream impact narrative
Our work was covered in media outlets from the launch onwards, with the intent to mainstream impact narratives. Impact Malaysia was featured in RTM, Media Prima outlets, Astro Awani, Harian Metro, BFM, and a feature highlight on TV3's Buletin Utama in Aduan Rakyat segment.
April - December
April - December
Amplify: Continuous social media engagement
As youths today are social media savvy, we executed a strong social media plan, aligning to the objective to mainstream impact narratives and to highlight the work of the youth movers we enabled. Up to December 2019, we gathered a cumulative impression and engagement beyond 100,000 eyeballs.
April - December
June - December
Amplify: Speaking engagements on youth development and social impact
To advance our impact agenda, we spoke in more than 5 conferences and events on contents surrounding youth development and social impact. Notable appearances: speaking as panelists in ExperienSE (a social entrepreneurship event by British Council and CSED) and eNation (MaGIC's forefront conference in entrepreneurship) on social impact creation.
June - December
April - December
Amplify: Social impact content creation
To illustrate our work, Impact Malaysia documents our projects intensively. We published 5 mini documentaries and more than 10 video content on social impact and youth development.
April - December
April - December
Amplify: Expanding stakeholder engagement
In expanding our stakeholder engagements, we attended and organized key stakeholder engagement meetings with 8 KBS agencies, 4 government bodies and over 70 organizations spanning across NGOs, civil society, social enterprises, academia, SMEs and corporations.
April - December
April - December
Amplify: On-ground outreach to the youth
Impact Malaysia also did on-ground outreach to amplify our work, invite youth movers to be our stakeholders and inspire change. We did an intensive activation on social impact and volunteerism to more than 1,600 youths aged 15 - 16 years old in the inaugural Konvensyen MFLS, and most recently involved to do outreach on the Hari Kesukarelawanan Malaysia 2019 activation.
April - December