30-Hour Famine

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What is the 30-Hour Famine?

The 30-Hour Famine isn’t just an event. It’s a mission where you will dive deep into global issues through immersive activities. When you join the 30-Hour Famine, you’re not just a participant. You’re a Famine Fighter, you’re the hero our world desperately needs.

You will engage in interactive activities, become an informed global citizen, and champion the cause of vulnerable children in Malaysia and beyond. You will also fundraise to support poverty alleviation and community development work.
Let’s face it – our world today is grappling with numerous issues: poverty, hunger crisis, climate change, conflict, and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, just to name a few.

Individually, we also face personal challenges stemming from these issues. It’s time to tackle these head-on and make things right.
Even in the most challenging circumstances, we have the power to choose to do the right thing. We believe that change is possible, and it starts with us.

It begins with a shift in our mindset, coupled with responding to challenges with love, and practicing patience, even when change isn’t visible or instant.

Be the light, do what’s right. Together, we can “Right the Wrong” in this world!

Henn

Henn started his career as a radio DJ and content creator in 2021, quickly gaining popularity with his persona “Aunty Henn”. His videos resonate with audiences, bringing laughter and joy. He has also participated in various comedy performances and co-founded the YouTube comedy channel KaHen with fellow DJ Kaka.

JE Pong

JE debuted in 2014 as a singer, gaining recognition as part of the popular duo “PongPong” alongside her brother. Later, she pursued a solo music career and various business ventures. In 2024, JE received the prestigious ASEAN Womenpreneur Award and ventured into the education sector as a means of contributing to society.

Joe Chang

Joe, a charismatic performer and devoted father, rose to fame in 2010. Known for his audacious personality, he has excelled in various roles, including singer, actor, radio announcer, host, and founder of a fashion brand. He has amassed a large following on social media where he regularly shares light-hearted and relatable content.

Our Partners

The World Bank estimates that between 2021 and 2022, roughly 2.7 million additional Sri Lankans have fallen into poverty. According to the World Food Programme’s latest food security assessment of Sri Lanka in 2022, three in 10 households across the country face food insecurity.

3 major factors

affecting livelihoods:

Lack of technology, skills and resources for sustainable livelihoods
A lack of agriculture facilities, technology and skills lead to poor harvests, meagre incomes and reduced food purchasing power
Lack of capacity to respond to natural disasters
Droughts, floods and COVID-19 can disrupt the livelihoods of vulnerable families
Inability to meet food needs
Those with no job opportunities or low household income are unable to meet their minimum food requirements

3 major effects

of poor livelihoods:

Unstable household income
Apart from food insecurity, families with insufficient household income are unable to pay for their children’s education, health needs and more
Many relocate to find work
Low levels of education and a lack of livelihood skills have caused many to move away from home to work as daily wage workers
High rates of malnutrition
Nutritious food cost more. Those who cannot afford it suffer from malnutrition

3 major factors

affecting livelihoods:

Lack of technology, skills and resources for sustainable livelihoods
A lack of agriculture facilities, technology and skills lead to poor harvests, meagre incomes and reduced food purchasing power
Lack of capacity to respond to natural disasters
Droughts, floods and COVID-19 can disrupt the livelihoods of vulnerable families
Inability to meet food needs
Those with no job opportunities or low household income are unable to meet their minimum food requirements

3 major effects

of poor livelihoods:

Unstable household income
Apart from food insecurity, families with insufficient household income are unable to pay for their children’s education, health needs and more
Many relocate to find work
Low levels of education and a lack of livelihood skills have caused many to move away from home to work as daily wage workers
High rates of malnutrition
Nutritious food cost more. Those who cannot afford it suffer from malnutrition
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