1Azam

The 2013 Auditor-General’s Report Series 3 found that there are some participants of 1Azam (Poverty Eradication) programme who did not fully utilise the equipment supplied.

The report said that the situation occurred because the participants had their own businesses and did not solely focus on the programme as well as no longer interested in the 1Azam [...]

Participants of 1Azam (Poverty Eradication) programme who have been identified and selected will qualify for the higher-level ‘Beyond 1Azam’, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.

The ‘Beyond 1Azam’ programme to be launched in September will include those selected from the 93,172 participants in the 1Azam, depending on their monthly income, [...]

A medium sized fishing boat with the 1AZAM logo on the hull, teetered to the jetty at the fishing enclave of Kampung Bagan Pinang here, stands testament to the success of fisherman Saiful Jamil.

There was a time when this man, in his 30s now, earned a paltry sum as a coastal fisherman. At that time [...]

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has announced a 10 per cent dividend for the shares in the National Farmers Fund which he launched in 2012.

He said the first year’s dividend would benefit farmer’s associations at the state and district levels and 850,000 members of the National Farmers Organisation (Nafas).

Najib said the government would also [...]

A total of 168,946 eKasih participants came out from the list of aid recipients of the programme after having increased their household income last year.

According to the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) Report for 2013 released today, 89 per cent of 188,781 participants were taken out of the list.

In 2013, eKasih had registered a total [...]

THE government is committed to increasing job placements for women.

Human Resources Minister Datuk Richard Riot Jaem said many programmes have been developed to increase the participation of women in the workforce to 55 per cent by 2020.

“1Azam helps women start small businesses to boost their income.

“From January to August last year, out of 25,544 1Azam [...]

The 1Azam programme had recorded a reduction of 55.3 per cent of the national poverty rate, according to the Women, Family and Community Development Minister, Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim.

Sources from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) conference said the national poverty rate dropped from 3.8 per cent in 2009 to 1.7 per cent in 2012.

The [...]

KUCHING: The state-level poverty eradication focus group committee found that 990 out of 1,840 participants from last year’s 1Azam programme succeeded in achieving an income of RM300 three times since embarking on a journey to a better life.

In the same period up to last Nov 6, 1Azam also managed to roll out some form of [...]

The 1Azam programme had recorded a reduction of 55.3 per cent of the national poverty rate, according to the Women, Family and Community Development Minister, Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim.

Sources from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) conference said the national poverty rate dropped from 3.8 per cent in 2009 to 1.7 per cent in 2012.

The minister [...]

Single mothers in Sabah are not being marginalised, said Minister of Community Development and Consumer Affairs, Datuk Hjh Jainab Ahmad.

She said on the contrary, the Government provides various assistance schemes, notably the 1Azam (end the poverty era) programme and Yayasan Usaha Maju (a micro-credit scheme enabling women to engage in entrepreneurial activities).

1Azam is an initiative [...]

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