Stories

Mohamed Thavupik Pakkiri Mohamed

As the Special Assistant to President and Chief Executive Officer of a public-listed company, University Malaya graduate Thavupik has ILTIZAM’s Professional Development Programme (PDP) to be thankful for in his career development.

Pusaka – Rebana Ubi

There is a small community in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, that tirelessly work to upkeep the art of making and playing the Rebana Ubi, a traditional musical instrument, much like a drum, and one that is uniquely Malaysian.

Fatihah Frozen Foods Sdn Bhd

Single mother Fatihah Anis Ibrahim had always known that her passion in life revolves around food. She had always loved to make them and serve them to loved ones. And of all types of food, Fatihah loves local pastries the best. For her they are easy to produce, and can last a long time if preserved correctly.

Mohd Amirul Hafiz

After scoring with flying colours in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Mohd. Amirul Hafiz decided to pursue the subject of Microbiology at a local university. By the 4th semester, however, the subject no longer captivated this former Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Syahbandaraya pupil.

Nabil Hakimi Abdul Halim

When Nabil Hakimi was advised by his boarding school counsellor to pursue a career in the maritime industry, the young pupil of Maktab Sains Rendah Mara (MRSM) in Kulim, Kedah, did not hesitate. He found the idea very appealing.

Bibah Songket

Habibah enterprise, or better known as Bibah Songket, is one of the leading Songket producers that offer premium quality traditional authentic materials using a plethora of unique designs.

Batik Boutique

Batik Boutique is an award-winning social enterprise that provides training to women from low-income backgrounds to produce gifts and fashion accessories made from the Batik.

Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Lanjan

Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Lanjan (Asli) (SKBL) is a school attended by children of the small Desa Temuan Orang Asli community. Located at the centre of an urban area – Damansara Perdana in Selangor – SKBL is overshadowed by affluence of the location which are signified by high-rise commercial and residential buildings. SKBL is also situated within the vicinity of Ekuinas’ office, one of the factors that led ILTIZAM to reach out to it and help to improve its performance, under its Community Enrichment Programme.

NorHilawati Hamzah

When Norhilawati graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2015, the Masters in Science in Biotechnology degree holder realised that getting a job is never easy, especially for graduates of her discipline.

Qutren Nada Ahmad

The Children Islamic Centre, also known as CIC, is a private education institution that focuses on educating children from the age of three to 12 years old. CIC believes that high quality standards in education and inculcating Islamic teachings to young learners will unlock children’s highest potential in intellectual, emotional and spiritual capabilities.

Fahmi Farid

Parabox Sdn Bhd is a family-run business that began as a small company built on one man’s passion – building models ranging from basic 3D displays to highly bespoke models for Government-linked companies and large corporates in Malaysia.

Nur Amira Zul Akmal

Nur Amira was a recipient of the Peneraju Tunas Potensi endowment, one of the programmes under Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera (YPPB) set up to develop promising young Bumiputra talents from underprivileged background. The YPPB partners with ILTIZAM to develop Bumiputra talents through academic and vocational education.