Poor families live in their own small world. They are much less likely to travel.
Most of their income is spent on shelter and food, leaving no disposable income for family trips.
Exploring Places Spark Dreams
Every child comes to the classroom with a different world experience.
Confined to their home environment, children from low-income families lack motivation to pursue higher education. Let alone to dream big.
Travelling Boost Growth
Research found that children who travel have higher grades in school.
Field trips are one of the best tools that enhance empathy, tolerance and critical thinking skills.
The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.
How Arba Foundation Helps
Planning & Budgeting
Families are given templates to plan their family trip.
Families are provided with funding to make necessary arrangements.
Their valuable moments, feelings and excitement are captured to monitor well-being.
United Nations SDG
Sustainable Development Goals is 2030 Agenda adopted by all United Nations providing a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.
They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth.
ARBA Foundation is commited towards contributing to this agenda.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do ARBA Foundation actually deliver formula milks to mothers from low-income families?
No, this project is designed to support mothers from low-income household to exclusively breastfeed their babies. Strictly no formula milk or related products are involved in this project.
What is the latest progress of this project?
After being disrupted by the pandemic, currently this project is conducted through online platforms. However, discussions are on-going with our collaborators to shift the project back to physical setting for more optimal impact.
We are also considering moving this project to the state of Kelantan which record the highest cases of stuntedness among children in Malaysia.
ARBA International Waqf (L) Foundation (ARBA Foundation) is a registered public foundation in the Federal Territory of Labuan (LAF00399-I). Empowered with data and technology, we aim to help children escape poverty in Malaysia.