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World Vision Malaysia – 30 hour Famine June 1, 2007

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Thavara peeks through the windows of the school, wishing she was inside, sitting on a wooden chair and reciting her lessons.
Unfortunately, her family is too poor to give her an education.
Every day, together with her family, she scavenges the streets and dumping areas for food.
Thavara is not alone.
Close to 120 million children around the world are like Thavara – they do not receive an education due to poverty.
For most Malaysians, it is difficult to imagine how much education can mean to a child. Without education as a stepping stone, poor children grow up bound in the vicious cycle of poverty.
You can help change that.

The 30 Hour Famine is a global movement against hunger and poverty.
It is an experiential, lifechanging camp aimed at spreading awareness about global poverty and raising funds to improve the lives of needy children and communities.

The 30 Hour Famine brings together people from throughout Malaysia to experience the life of a person living in poverty and hunger.

For 30 hours, you enrich your life by doing something practical for those in need. Only 30 hours in support of changing a child’s lifetime,
30 hours in exchange for a stable and bright future for a child,
30 hours to give a child like Thavara reality instead of empty dreams.

World Vision 30 Famine

Besides doing a good deed, it looks like a lot of fun to me.

This year World Vision Malaysia’s 30 Hour Famine theme, ‘hungry for HOPE’, was born out of the desire to brighten the future of children like Thavara.
With the support of corporate sponsors, celebrities, participants experience an amazing time together, bound by a vision to help those who have been neglected.
Fancy being involved in something special this year?
Why not fast for those who are hungry for hope?

Date : 15th – 16th Sept 2007
Time : 12pm (Sat) to 6pm (Sun)
Venue : Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil, KL

To participate, contact World Vision Malaysia at (03) 7880 6414 or click ->

Note 1: Text and photos from World Vision Malaysia and nope it’s not PPP (it’s a sin just to think of getting rewarded for this).
Note 2 : I’m nursing and can’t join this event. Hopefully you can join in and participate and blog about it.

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Comments»

1. Irene - June 2, 2007

the last time I did the 30 hour famine was in highschool. =)

2. Feon-rabbit - June 2, 2007

Oh I did it once, when I was 15 i think. Gosh, it’s already 5 years ago! But it was really fun though. =P

3. mom of cairo - June 2, 2007

a post of the event on your popular blog is much more fruitful than your starving i think, so dun feel bad about not being able to participate 😀

4. huisia - June 3, 2007

my colleague is a loyalty supporter to this, if i am not pregnant and if i am in KL, i think i will go too…

5. Evoreal Team - June 3, 2007

nice article !

6. syn - June 4, 2007

it is good that u posted this. i hardly read the papers these days – read the one they did last year though. maybe when our girls are bigger, we all can participate together.

7. allyfeel - June 5, 2007

Thanks for the awareness. Hope more ppl will get involve in this meaninful campaign. Sayang la, I will still be in confinement.

8. Giddy Tiger - June 5, 2007

I participated in this a few years back. It’s an awesome experience.


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