Azam Niaga

KUALA LUMPUR: More people are benefiting from the 1Azam “End the Poverty” programme introduced by the government in 2010 to improve the standard of living of city dwellers, especially the low-income earners.

Through the Azam Niaga (Business) aid, participants were trained and guided through a socio-economic and innovative approach to pick the trades they were interested [...]

GEORGE TOWN: For most, a refrigerator is a foregone conclusion in the modern household. But for some, owning one means food can be put on the dinner table.

Tan Phiak Hwa, 65, who lives in a low-cost flat in Sungai Dua, helps supplement the family income by selling bottled cultured milk.

Hers is a familiar sight as [...]

OBJECTIVE

1AZAM provides opportunities to generate income to low-income people. Expected income between RM760 to RM2, 300 a month.

AIM OF THE PROJECT Project 1AZAM was introduced to provide jobs for the hardcore poor and poor people of Malaysia to increase income to exceed the limits specified poverty line of RM760 per month for the poor and [...]