This is a guide to all things at the intersection of Malay Community, Singapore and social change. Feel free to edit if you’d like to improve it!


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Key People

Names are in alphabetical order, hyperlinked to LinkedIn, else Facebook. Listing is based on prior experience in an area, plus a connection to Singapore in some way.

Aaron Maniam, Alfie Othman, Belsha Aibil, Julina Khusaini, Mohd Ali Mahmood, Mohd Jaleesudeen Jalal, Mohd Saiful Md Anuar, Mohd Salled Mohd Salim, Mohd Yusof Ismail, Saemah Ali, Saleemah Ismail, Sharifah Sakinah Ali Alkaff

SG Networks & Associations

Community Leaders Forum paves the way for more concerted efforts to address the needs of the Malay/Muslim community.

SG Organisations

Ain Society addresses the issues of youth at risk and the development of disadvantaged families through skills and knowledge development, hence self-reliance.

Association of Muslim Professionals is a self-help group, with core programmes in education, human resource development, social development and research.

Clubilya’s mission is to influence and empower all youth, regardless of ethnicity, religion and social background, to be socially responsible and to equip them with good values and life skills for them to eventually be economically independent and contribute their best to society.

Harmony Centre @ An-Nahdhah symbolises one of the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore’s (Muis) efforts to engender a greater understanding of Islam and Muslims amongst the multi-racial population of Singapore.

Islamic Theological Association of Singapore (Pertapis) engages in self-help projects for the betterment of the community and provides assistance to those in need.

Malay Youth Literary Association (4PM)

Mendaki Club or MClub, is a community of Malay/Muslim young professionals and students who are engaged in affairs concerning the community, Singapore and the world. It engages in strategic youth development initiatives and participates actively in discussions on current developments in the local and global arena.

Muslim Missionary Society (Jamiyah) activities encompass various educational, religious, welfare and social programmes. Its community functions throughout the year include The Prophet Muhammad Birthday Celebration, The Hari Raya Party, The Exemplary Mother Award Function,The Annual Charity Carnival and Charity Dinner, brought community leaders and citizens of all races closer together in the spirit of togetherness and social cohesion.

Muhammadiyah does miissionary work that upholds the principle of "enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil" through its Educational, Welfare and numerous activities throughout Singapore.

Muslim Kidney Action Association serves the needs and interests of persons suffering from chronic illness and organ failure (including kidney disease) and their families and in the process enrich their lives.

PERDAUS is a Muslim organisation dedicated to community development through human capital development programmes. PERDAUS core programmes revolve around equipping the community with critical knowledge and skills that will shape the development of a virtuous and progressive society.

Taman Bacaan

United Indian Muslim Association is dedicated to helping communities, and promoting goodwill, understanding and cooperation amongst the various communities in Singapore. They provide bursaries and has since amended its constitution to further expand its involvement in child care services, social and welfare development at national level.

Yayasan Mendaki is a self-help group dedicated to the empowerment of the disadvantaged through excellence in education. It was set up 24 years ago by Malay/Muslim Community leaders in partnership with the government.

Young Women Muslim Association (PPIS) has a vision is to empower Malay/Muslim women with leadership skills, knowledge and support to make a positive impact on their families, society and the nation. PPIS also runs 2 Student Care Centres and 4 Social services centres, The Jurong Family Service Centre, the AsSalaam Family Support Centre, INSPIRASI PPIS and the AnNisaa Centre for Women.

Key Projects

PPIS As-Salaam Family Support Centre reaches out to provide support for single parent families as well as stepfamilies through a range of comprehensive programmes and services.

PPSI-Jurong FSC provides casework & counselling services for clients who face marital issues, family violence, child management and parenting concerns and other general cases including referrals for financial assistance. With a 90% majority of Malay clientele, PPIS-Jurong Family Service Centre has built a reputation for being a specialist in Malay families.

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