Events

Project for Happiness 2016 Mini Exhibition

Date: 18 Mar 2017
Time: 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Selangor Digital Creative Centre (SDCC), i-City

Khind Starfish Foundation organized a mini exhibition for “Project for Happiness 2016” on the 18th of March 2017 at the Selangor Digital Creative Centre (SDCC), i­City, Shah Alam.   The purpose of this mini exhibition is to provide opportunity for the university students who have successfully participated in the Projects for Happiness Program in 2016.   The requirement is to fulfill the objectives of Khind Starfish Foundation ­ relief of poverty, to improve living condition and promotion of arts and culture.   At the same time, they need to showcase and present their success stories to the audience.

 

Khind Starfish Foundation contributed RM134,939 to support 21 community­based projects from 21 different groups of university students so that they can bring harmony to the society.    Only 14 groups were available to share their success stories at the mini exhibition.

 

The turnout at the mini exhibition was overwhelming.  Nearly 100 guests comprised of university student and the press media, attended the mini exhibition.   Honorable panel judges namely Cheng Ping Keat, Boh Boon Chiang, Dr Sia Ah Hiok, Chan Keng Sun and Tee Lee Meng, grace the occasion to select the Best Project of the Year 2016.   The panel judges rated each project achieved by the students based on their project presentation skills and submission of the final report.

 

Out of the 14 group projects, the following 3 outstanding projects were nominated for the Best Project of the Year :

 

·         Buku Jalanan Chow Kit (BJCK) Module

·         Guardian 1.0 Sungai Udang

·         Community Outreach Program 2016

 

The students of these nominated projects were given 10 minutes to present and elaborate their achievement to the entire audience.   

 

All exhibitors were presented with a certificate of appreciation each for their relentless effort.

 

Dr Sia addressed the audience with a touching speech and announced the Best Project of the Year to the most deserving “Buku Jalanan Chow Kit (BJCK) Module”, an inspiring project developed by the students of University of Malaya.  This great moment was captured in the group photograph.

 

The mini exhibition ended at 5.00pm.