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Desperate Afghans Sell Kidneys to Buy Food, Settle Debts

Desperate Afghans Sell Kidneys to Buy Food, Settle Debts

Residents of a town in Taliban-controlled Afghanisan have sold one of their kidneys due to poverty and desperation, giving the community the moniker "One Kidney Village."
Thu Mar 17 2022
'Reckless' Withdrawals: Eight Out of 10 EPF Members Will Retire in Poverty, Warns Expert

'Reckless' Withdrawals: Eight Out of 10 EPF Members Will Retire in Poverty, Warns Expert

Eight out of 10 Employees Provident Fund (EPF) members will retire in poverty with only RM4 a month to spend for 20 years, for the B40 (bottom 40 per cent income) group, a prominent economist has warned.
Fri Jan 07 2022
Single Mother of Five In Need of Urgent Financial Help

Single Mother of Five In Need of Urgent Financial Help

Single mother Kalaivani has had to fend for her five children since her husband abandoned her and the kids. The money she makes from working as a security guard is barely enough to make ends meet and she desperately needs help. Here's how you can play a part...
Wed Dec 01 2021
COVID-19: More than 500K M40 Households Slipped To Become B40, Parliament Told

COVID-19: More than 500K M40 Households Slipped To Become B40, Parliament Told

More than half a million middle-income group (M40) households have slipped into the bottom 40 percent (B40) category due to theĀ economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Parliament was told.
Wed Sep 22 2021
Actress Neelima Puts A Stop To Her Death Rumours

Actress Neelima Puts A Stop To Her Death Rumours

This is what actress Neelima Esai posted after she was listed among 25 artists who died in poverty...
Tue Apr 27 2021
Penang Family Pleads For Public Housing Unit After Living in Car for Eight Months

Penang Family Pleads For Public Housing Unit After Living in Car for Eight Months

A family of five in Penang, who has been living in a car since their house burned down eight months ago, is pleading for a public housing unit from the state government.
Thu Dec 24 2020
This Student Risks Losing Her Future Due to Lack of Funds

This Student Risks Losing Her Future Due to Lack of Funds

S Vicneswary risks losing her dreams of becoming an investigative journalist, due to the lack of funds. Here's how you can help her and her family...
Mon Dec 14 2020