In conjunction with the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October, MySkills Foundation in partnership with 3M has officially launched its e-Commerce store on Lazada and Shopee which aims to generate sustainable income for the non-profit organization. 100% of the sales profit will benefit the beneficiaries of MySkills Foundation that consists of at-risk youths.

According to Devasharma Gangadaran, CEO of MySkills Foundation, “We launched our latest e-Commerce venture allows us to capitalize on our existing Sustainable Farming for Future Sustainability program that has been generously funded by 3M through the 3Mgives Education Grant. Now, we are calling upon Malaysians and their kindness to support by purchasing the Vegetable Grow Kit and organic fertilizer which are products from the students of MySkills Foundation. With every kit sold, this will help us continue our mission of transforming the lives of our beneficiaries through our Holistic Transformation Skills Training which has helped more than 900 youths better integrate into society over the past 10 years.”

Sustainable Farming for Future Sustainability Program

The education and training program aims to promote sustainable agriculture as well as enhance the vocational and entrepreneurial skills and knowledge among the youths so that they can become economically independent and responsible citizens.

Leveraging on the existing plot of land within the MySkills Campus in Kg Baru Sejantung in Kalumpang, MySkills Foundation cultivated a farm where the youth beneficiaries were educated about multi-crop farming and composting food waste to be turned into organic fertiliser.

How Malaysians can support this program

The organic fertilizer and Vegetable Grow Kit which includes a manual enables beginners to unwind and grow their own mini garden in their homes or offices while supporting 150 at-risk youths under the MySkills Foundation. The products ranging from RM89.00 to RM 179.00 is now for sale on MySkill Foundation’s Lazada and Shopee store. Products available for sale include:

1. Beginner’s Grow Kit – RM 89.00

Beginner’s Grow Kit

Consists of:

  • 10 litre self-watering pot
  • 1 rectangular pot
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 set of tools
  • 2 packets of selected seeds
  • 10kg of potting mix
  • 5kg of compost
  • 250ml of wood vinegar

2. Intermediate Grow Kit – RM 129.00

Intermediate Grow Kit

Consists of:

  • 15 litre self-watering pot
  • 2 rectangular pots
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 set of tools
  • 3 packets of selected seeds
  • 20kg of potting mix
  • 5kg of compost
  • 250ml of wood vinegar

3. Advanced Grow Kit – RM 179.00

Advanced Grow Kit

Consists of:

  • 10 litre & 15 litre self-watering pots
  • 2 rectangular pots
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 set of tools
  • 4 packets of selected seeds
  • 25kg of potting mix
  • 10kg of compost
  • 500ml of wood vinegar

For more information on MySkills Foundation, visit https://myskills.org.my.

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