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The gift of a home

Jayne Kennedy, 24, saw that members of the Orang Asli ethnic minority in Malaysia were living in unstable and unsafe homes. So she got her friends together and founded the organization EPIC Collaborative, which builds sustainable new homes for families there. Jayne used to work in the advertising industry, but found that improving people’s lives, just a few at a time, was a lot more rewarding.

Listen to the report by Subir Che Selia near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:

The gift of a home

Jayne isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty

EPIC has already found lots of volunteers

Some people are baldy in need of a roof over their heads

The new houses completely change the residents’ lives

Learn more about EPIC Collaborative on their website.


Tuesday 27.11.2012 | 12:43



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