Kenanga launches ‘Meals That Give’ for urgent support to disadvantaged communities | Taiwan News

1:1 Kenanga Match to Amplify Pledges

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media Outreach – March 10, 2022 – Kenanga launches “Meals That Give”, a campaign as part of the charter of its community program The HumanKIND Project. The campaign is designed to continue rallying support for its longtime partner, social enterprise Café Include, a café run by a team of people with disabilities, through the online fundraising platform, Sedunia.

Chuah Sze Phing, Head of Group Marketing, Communications and Sustainability and Stevens Chan, Founder of Café Include, Dialogue Include All

By doubling the impact of each pledge made, the meals will not only go towards maintaining employment opportunities for Café Include members with disabilities, but they will also serve to feed communities in need, as the packed lunches will be distributed to children. orphanages. , as well as the homeless.

Malaysians can now pledge meals from Café Includes from RM20 on www.sedunia.me/campaigns/kenangahumankind/. To encourage participation, Kenanga will amplify the pledges made by matching them 1 to 1.

“The HumanKIND Project is an initiative we launched last year in response to growing social and community needs. We are pleased to expand this program this year as part of the ‘Meals That Give’ campaign. In addition to giving back to the community, our goal is also to create an ecosystem to encourage the public to give back as well.It is more crucial than ever, as the nation enters the endemic phase, that we continue to support each other in any way we can.

As part of ‘Meals That Give’, we will provide meals to the underprivileged, while simultaneously helping to raise awareness and support the disability community at Café Includes. We hope that through this initiative we can help expand your Ringgit by making it easy and affordable for all Malaysians to do their part for social good,” said Chuah Sze Phing, Head of Marketing, Communications and Sustainability of the Kenanga group.

Kenanga staff volunteers will coordinate and distribute the meals promised by Café Inclute to beneficiaries of Persatuan Kebajikan An-Najjah Malaysia, Rumah Ozanam PJ and Pertiwi Soup Kitchen.

Stevens Chan, visually impaired social activist and founder of Café Include, said: “The past two years have been extremely difficult for us. Due to the pandemic, we had to close the Dialogue In The Dark exhibition which was the main source of We redirected our attention to the creation of Café Include, which has managed to continue to provide jobs for our members with disabilities and to the B40 community. We are also grateful for all the support we have received from the public as companies such as Kenanga Investment Bank who have continuously supported us over the past 10 years, getting us through the toughest times.”

Last year, through the launch of The HumanKIND project, Kenanga helped collect over 5,000 orders for Café Comprises, enabling them to keep the business afloat through the disruptions of the pandemic and maintain the livelihoods of the 15 people with disabilities who run the Café.

Pledge your meal and create a double impact today at www.sedunia.me/campaigns/kenangahumankind/.

About Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (197301002193 (15678-H))

Established for over 45 years, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (the Group) is a financial group in Malaysia with extensive experience in equity brokerage, investment banking, treasury, Islamic banking, listed derivatives, management investments, wealth management, structured lending and trade finance. .

The Group’s digital ambition involves building a robust digital ecosystem that meets the needs of its customers and its businesses. Some of its breakthrough products include Malaysia’s fully online digital brokerage platform, Rakuten Trade, and a fully AI robo-advisor, Kenanga Digital Investing.

The Group has won numerous awards and distinctions reflecting its strong market position. It was awarded in the categories of Highest Three-Year Shareholder Returns, Best Overall Participating Equity Organization by Bursa Malaysia, Best Overall Participant in Derivatives Trading, Best Issuer of Structured Warrants, Best Participating Organization in Retail Equities, Best Participating Organization in Institutional Equities Investment Banking; as well as Best Participant in Trading and Best Participating Organization in Institutional Equities and for Equities and Financial Derivatives for 19 consecutive years. The Group was also awarded the title of Best Institutional Derivatives Trading category by Bursa Malaysia.

The Group continues to be a regular and repeated recipient of distinguished industry accolades, such as the Lipper, Fundsupermart and Morningstar Awards. For its continued efforts in community outreach and employee volunteerism, the Group received the coveted Environment & Sustainability Company of the Year award at the 2021 Sustainability & CSR Malaysia Awards. Group is also a participant in the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principle-based approach to responsible business.

Today, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad is a leading independent, award-winning investment bank in the country with an ongoing commitment to collaboration, innovation, digitalization and sustainability in the marketplace.

This press release was issued by Kenanga Group’s Marketing, Communications and Sustainability Department.

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