The BIG GIVE is a fundraising campaign started by 100% Project in 2016 to provide teachers with school essentials at the start of the school year.
This year we are reactivating BIG GIVE to provide FREE Reusable Face Masks to ALL schools in Malaysia.
Why are we leading this initiative?
Due to COVID-19, all schools in Malaysia were abruptly closed and students have been made to learn from home since Malaysia imposed the MCO on 18 March 2020.
Months have passed and students and teachers have been struggling with effectively learning from home. Therefore, the Ministry of Education has announced that schools begin reopening in stages on 24 June 2020. However, our battle against COVID-19 is not yet over until we find a vaccine.
- Overall, there are nearly 5 million students enrolled in MOE primary and secondary schools in Malaysia- click on this link to view stats - Quick facts 2019_Malaysia Educational Statistics
We want to ensure the safety of our schools during the reopening - that means providing our students, teachers and school administrators with reusable cloth face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in schools.
About This Fundraiser
We have partnered with Mangosteen, a social enterprise that is working with a community of mothers to make reusable cloth face masks. Each face mask costs RM20, so for every RM10 raised on 100% Project, Mangosteen will match the donation to provide a mask to a student or teacher.
When you donate to this initiative, you are not only sponsoring one (1) free reusable cloth face mask to a school, you are also indirectly securing the livelihoods of a community of mothers who are sewing these face masks to support their families.
Every single ringgit will be spent on securing the safety and the livelihoods of those most impacted by this global health pandemic through two key components:
- Ensure that ALL schools (teachers, school administrators, students) get a FREE reusable cloth face mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19
- Ensure mothers who are in need of a job to support their families get a steady flow of income, are paid a fair wage and are provided the resources, training and opportunity to become skilled artisans
About SMK Pendamaran Jaya
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Pendamaran Jaya or fondly known to teachers and students as SMKPJ, was established on 3 December 1990. There are currently 96 teachers, 2 Teach for Malaysia (TFM) temporary teachers and 1557 students. Around 70% of students are from low - income families (B40). The administrators, teachers and Parent-Teacher Association work hand in hand to assist students academically and financially. The culture of the school emphasises on creating a loving environment to nurture positive individual growth and leadership qualities among students.
A leadership course programme for prefects, librarians and class monitors and their assistants
Our family day activity - teachers, administrators and families
'Gotong-royong' by the teachers and students
Education officers, PTA and administrators visiting the families of some of our students to discuss the problems faced by them or just to praise and motivate the students who have done well under the 'Ziarah Cakna' programme.
Since dengue is on the rise, small fish are placed in drains with stagnant water, an initiative by the the former principal and the PTA.
Our team of administrators with the new principal
The spirit of love and solidarity among our teachers
Attention: Calling all School Principals and Teachers
We are inviting all school principals and teachers to nominate their school to receive our free reusable cloth face masks. There is no criteria. Just fill in the details of your school and the no. of reusable cloth face mask you'll require in this Google Form.
We are looking to work with all Ministry of Education departments - JPNs and PPDs to ensure all SOPs and approvals are complied with in order for schools to be the beneficiaries of this initiative. We respect all your hard work and we strive to support you in providing all our schools with the resources they need in this challenging time. Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you have any questions or requests.
100% Project Team