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Kechara Soup Kitchen October 2019 stories

Saturday, 23/11/2019 - 10:17am

On the 1st of October, 2019, KSK facilitated a health outreach programme in the wake of more reports of Tuberculosis (TB) cases and subsequent deaths from the disease.

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Kechara Soup Kitchen September 2019 stories

Wednesday, 23/10/2019 - 10:20am

The first three weeks of September was a bit of a worry for team KSK in terms of street distribution and [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen August 2019 stories

Monday, 23/9/2019 - 10:19am

Everyday, we extend food surplus to verified needy families directly to their homes.

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Kechara Soup Kitchen July 2019 stories

Friday, 2/8/2019 - 1:12pm

Friday is the day for our single mothers to join in our Skill Empowerment Class. Whilst the mothers were either [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen May and June 2019 stories

Sunday, 30/6/2019 - 12:51am

Yesterday marked the 28th consecutive night out for food rescue! We are on the verge of saving 10 tonnes of [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen March and April 2019 stories

Friday, 10/5/2019 - 12:45am

It is always heartwarming to receive assistance from government departments.

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Jan and Feb 2019 stories

Tuesday, 5/3/2019 - 3:03am

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance.

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Nov and Dec stories

Monday, 14/1/2019 - 11:40pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance.

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Sending food of love to many

Sunday, 16/9/2018 - 10:24pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) is sending food, books and toy items to many poor families and the needy in the [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen May and June stories

Wednesday, 6/6/2018 - 9:11pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance, as well as a lady who suffers from schizophrenia [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Updates: January to March 2018

Friday, 6/4/2018 - 10:14pm

Our Johor team worked with the Blind Association of Johor to help Amira. Amira turned blind quite recently and her [...]

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Gratitude of sewing project moms

Sunday, 17/12/2017 - 4:44pm

These ladies are wonderful. They have so little but they still wish to donate a small portion of their earnings [...]

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Activity Update: 27 Nov – 3 Dec 2017

Sunday, 3/12/2017 - 11:37pm

RM5,271 has been raised so far for the needy family reported last week. A total of RM12,250 is needed to [...]

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Activity Update: 20 – 26 Nov 2017

Sunday, 26/11/2017 - 11:37pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen was among the NGOs invited to participate in “The Uncommon Good” NPO fair held on Friday and [...]

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How I Became Homeless: Three Men’s Stories

Friday, 25/8/2017 - 3:31pm

Mohd Anuar, a 40-year-old divorcee was cheated of his salary last November by a security company which he was working [...]

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Loads of Love for Urban Poor Families

Sunday, 20/8/2017 - 6:21pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen is collaborating with Zubedy Ideahouse to raise funds for the urban poor under the “Grocery Something Nice” [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Helps in the Poverty Research Project

Tuesday, 15/8/2017 - 6:26pm

A group of 18 university students from Southeast Asia visited Kechara Soup Kitchen today. They are in Malaysia to do [...]

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Blanket of Love Project for Single Mothers

Wednesday, 9/8/2017 - 5:26pm

The single mother clients in Kechara Soup Kitchen have a sewing project where they work from home. KSK provides a [...]

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Multiple Services Provided: From Medical to Food

Sunday, 2/7/2017 - 2:10pm

Much appreciation to Hotel Amari in Johor Bahru for sponsoring the food for our street feeding activity for the whole month [...]

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Latest Update on Madam Mah and Wong’s Case

Saturday, 1/7/2017 - 1:28pm

For the past few days, we went looking for Madam Mah and Wong to understand their predicament and to give [...]

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Celebrating Hari Raya with the Spirit of Togetherness and Muhibbah

Friday, 30/6/2017 - 6:39pm

Perak team were on the move during Raya week in Taiping and Ipoh. With the help of volunteers, we delivered [...]

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Helping Very Sick Ah Ling

Thursday, 15/6/2017 - 6:39pm

During a Saturday night distribution round, we were alerted that one of our long time clients, Ah Ling, was very [...]

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A New Refrigerator for Makcik Khatijah

Friday, 21/4/2017 - 4:55pm

Makcik Khatijah has requested for a fridge and a few days later her wish was fulfilled. A new refrigerator was [...]

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Help on the Streets and Beyond

Friday, 31/3/2017 - 11:54pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen extends helps from distributing hot food, providing basic medical cares, distributing rice and daily…

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Beginning New Journeys

Thursday, 30/3/2017 - 6:39pm

We believe that homelessness is a result of multiple factors and substance abuse is just one of them. Without access [...]

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Anyone Can Make a Positive Impact

Wednesday, 15/3/2017 - 6:39pm

In Kechara Soup Kitchen, volunteers come from all walks of life including people with special needs. Seeing them in action [...]

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A Social Get-Together Hosted by the Chief Minister of Johor

Thursday, 9/3/2017 - 6:39pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen’s Project Director Justin Cheah attended a low-key event held at Ponderosa Golf and Country Club, Johor. Dato’ [...]

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Kechara Food Bank Deliveries!

Monday, 6/3/2017 - 6:39pm

As seen in these photos, Kechara Food Bank volunteers visited homes, and delivered food and provisions to urban poor families. [...]

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Delivering More than Food and Care

Thursday, 2/3/2017 - 5:24pm

One of KSK’s initiatives to help the underprivileged community especially single mothers is to incorporate them into our sewing club [...]

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Hope for the Homeless

Sunday, 15/1/2017 - 2:25pm

Clients on the street are always vulnerable to infections as they are often exposed to bacteria/viruses and unclean environments. The [...]

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Project Bite No More Takes the Bite Out of Mozzie-Borne Diseases

Friday, 25/11/2016 - 6:54pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen, with the support of the Tsem Rinpoche Foundation, is launching the “Bite No More” Project to distribute [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 14 – 17 November 2016

Sunday, 20/11/2016 - 2:26pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K.Phuah sponsored 100 buns and Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas. On Wednesday night, [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 7 – 10 November 2016

Saturday, 12/11/2016 - 2:51pm

For Tuesday’s night, Lions Club of George Town Mutiara sponsored 95 packets of vegetarian rice and dishes and 100 buns. [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 31 October – 3 November 2016

Sunday, 6/11/2016 - 5:48pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah and Cheong Yik Pin each sponsored 100 buns and Khaw Poh Lean [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 24 – 27 October 2016

Saturday, 29/10/2016 - 6:21pm

Staff from Motorola Solutions (M) Sdn. Bhd. kindly donated RM6050 and on Thursday night, The Chambers Restaurant sponsored rice and [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 10 – 13 October 2016

Sunday, 16/10/2016 - 5:11pm

For Tuesday night’s food distribution rounds, Lions Club of George Town Mutiara sponsored 90 packets of hot vegetarian food and [...]

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Kechara Foodbank in collaboration with The Lost Food Project

Tuesday, 11/10/2016 - 2:17am

This is our Food Bank delivery in action! We were able to extend help to this orphanage which cares for [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 3 – 6 October 2016

Sunday, 9/10/2016 - 4:33pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Kechara Food Bank visited Uncle Teng to deliver 14 cans of Ensure milk powder [...]

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Medical Assistance for Our Clients

Saturday, 1/10/2016 - 12:09am

This picture sums up the suffering that we encountered in our recent Saturday night rounds. It was all wounds, wounds [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 26 – 29 September 2016

Thursday, 29/9/2016 - 11:51pm

For Thursday night’s food distribution, Goh Poh Hin and Chun Kiat sponsored 85 packets of hot vegetarian food while Jiun [...]

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Visit to PPR flats

Friday, 23/9/2016 - 1:33am

We visited a poor family who live in a People’s Housing Project’s (PPR) flat this afternoon. As much as I [...]

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Off the Streets: Drug Free and Reunited with Family

Friday, 23/9/2016 - 1:19am

We are incredibly happy for him as this is what we really wanted to see; clients being off the street [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 19 – 22 September 2016

Thursday, 22/9/2016 - 7:21pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 110 bananas and Clarine sponsored [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 12-15 September 2016

Thursday, 15/9/2016 - 1:06am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 packets of 3-in-1 cereal, 140 [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 5 – 8 September 2016

Thursday, 8/9/2016 - 11:51pm

On Wednesday night, our food recipients were entertained by the Choir Team from Chung Ling Private High School. They enjoyed [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 29 August – 1 September 2016

Thursday, 1/9/2016 - 12:58am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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Refrigerated Truck for Kechara Soup Kitchen to Further Support the Poor

Saturday, 27/8/2016 - 3:28pm

19 August 2016 was a very special day for Kechara Soup Kitchen as it was the handover ceremony of a [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 22 – 25 August 2016

Thursday, 25/8/2016 - 1:02am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 15 – 18 August 2016

Thursday, 18/8/2016 - 10:37pm

Students from KDU Penang came to donate food items which they raised by setting up booths in their college. The [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 8 – 11 August 2016

Thursday, 11/8/2016 - 10:37pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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