YEAR 2003

Working with a Difference – Part-time Work at Holiday Villa Subang

 Once again the Young Achievers made full use of their school holidays by working as part-time food service staff at Palm Terrace Coffeehouse, Holiday Villa Subang. From 9th to 20th November 2003. Working tirelessly from 3pm to 11pm daily, they gained valuable working experience and made many new friends. With the money they earned, they donated RM100 each to MCPCSA. Read about their experience, which was featured in NST Youth Quake, Nov 21st issue. (Click here for newspaper articles)


Young Achievers TAKE CHARGE
against Child Sexual Abuse in CSAAW 2003 

As a partner in the Malaysian Coalition for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, the Young Achievers was again involved in organizing & participating in the annual Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Week 2003 (CSAAW). Launched at Sri Cempaka Cheras on 11th & 12th July 2003, with the theme “Teens Take Charge” and aimed to encourage youths to be responsible of what happens to them, to be in control and react effectively. 

 

 

Forum Sempena Hari Kanak-Kanak SeDunia Ke50 2003 

In conjunction with World Children’s Day Celebration, the Ministry of Unity and Social Development organized a children’s forum with the theme, “Listen to Our Voice: Appreciate and Protect Our Rights” on October 2-5, 2003 at Corus Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.  Six Young Achievers, together with almost 300 children from around the nation participated in the forum by contributing their views and ideas on issues of racial integration, discipline in the school and the Convention of the Rights of a Child.

 

Merdeka Day celebration & Clubhouse launch.

The Young Achievers celebrated Malaysia's 46th Merdeka Day at their newly gotten clubhouse. They chose this historic date to also launch their new name, new logo and the clubhouse during a function officiated by two distinguished ladies Ybhg Datin Seri Wendy Ong (wife of MCA President, Dato' Sri Ong Ka Ting) and Ybhg Datin Freida Dato' Pilus (Chairman of Cempaka Schools). (more)




GKC’s last Hari Kanak-Kanak with beloved Prime Minister and First Lady 

On the 24th of July 2003, BAKTI organized their yearly special event for 400 less fortunate children from all over Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. Television Airtime Services and Golden Kids Club were among the sponsors with GKC, being the only children-organizing partner, providing all the entertainment. Hari Kanak-Kanak Malaysia celebrates the joy of sharing and giving to ensure that all children enjoy the warmth of a loving family, the joy of having fun and being entertained and the opportunity to bond with other children from diverse backgrounds. (more)


Graduation ceremony in Paya Indah

24th January 2003 was an eventful night to remember for the Young Achievers as they graduated from the stimulating workshop themed " If it's to be, It' s up to ME, I am GKC conducted by the inspiring duo, Aunty Janet and Uncle Sunny, as they are fondly known.  (more)