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Reflections of our founder, Andrew Ng

When people inquire about the origins of this work, I find myself recounting a truth that often surprises them: I never intended to embark upon this journey. Yet, as the saying goes, when God calls, He doesn’t merely suggest; He orchestrates. Reflecting on the path that led me here, I

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2023 Annual Report

Spotlight: The K Family

ElShaddai Centre’s holistic approach to community development is well-illustratedthrough our close engagement with the K family. The family of seven has been inMalaysia for nine years and has faced financial challenges, especially since their fatheris unable to work due to medical issues. The team has had the opportunity to journeywith

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2023 Annual Report

Spotlight: Pak W

Through the love and dedication of our community workers, we are witnessing holistic life transformation in the Indonesian community. A case in point is Pak W. When his 7-year-old daughter was involved in a motorbike accident at the end of March, our community worker helped to raise funds for the

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2023 Annual Report

Angela’s testimony

– Contributed by Angela, a L10 student in ElShaddai Centre Excel Learning Centre, and a former resident of the girls’ shelter After an unexpected and unfortunate incident involving my mother, I found myself living in a shelter. Although I was grateful to have a place to stay, I was also experiencing a

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2023 Annual Report

Education- 2023 Overview

Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP): Visionary Expansion One of the major highlights this year was the expansion of our in-house Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) curriculum to five different locations beyond the first ALP learning centre. This strategic move made education accessible to a greater number of overaged children. The ALP programme

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Hoi Yan & the Yummy Bites Bakery

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime Taking heed from Luke 11:10–13, which speaks on the value of knowledge and self-sufficiency, it dawns on Hoi Yan that if people work hard enough, they

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My First Volunteering Experience in Malaysia

As a Vice-Principal of a primary school in the UK, I get to enjoy a six-week summer holiday each year during the months of July and August. This year, during my summer break, I had the privilege of spending two-and-a-half weeks volunteering in one of El Shaddai’s Learning Centres in

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Documenting the Undocumented: The Struggle for a Legal Identity

Author, Aime Marisa, “Documenting the Undocumented: The Struggle for a Legal Identity.” NewNaratif, 12 April 2023, https://newnaratif.com/documenting-the-undocumented/ , Illustrator Alanis Mah One out of three people in Sabah is struggling for a legal identity, fundamentally affecting their access to various rights and opportunities. This is the personal story of three stateless

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Prime Teachers’ Retreat

Taiping recently, packed in two vans. The highlights were the Taiping Lake Gardens, the Charcoal Factory and the Mushroom Farm. The Taiping Lake Gardens is a beautiful and scenic place, very popular with tourists and locals alike. The young and vibrant teachers were very excited with the place and took

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Our Vision: Nations Redeemed Through Holistic Community Transformation

We are pleased to share with you our heartfelt, God-given vision guiding ElShaddai Centre’s work: to see “Nations Redeemed Through Holistic Community Transformation”. The last fifteen years of journeying with marginalised, displaced communities on the ground have not always been easy. But time and again, our experiences are like those

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Christmas Fundraising 2021

Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives.

Help the marginalized and displaced families to rebuild their lives. The effect of the pandemic has been devastating for our whole society, especially to the most vulnerable among us. The families ElShaddai Centre work with are now seeking to rebuild their lives with dignity.