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Project Empower: Breezi to Train Underprivileged Children

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27, 2017 -- Breezi Speaking is proud to announce the start of Project Empower with the aim to provide soft skills training to underprivileged children registered with IDEAS Academy. This marks Breezi's first non-profit involvement in Malaysia.

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IDEAS Academy is a secondary-level learning center for underprivileged youth in Malaysia. It is a Malaysian-Dutch joint venture between the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), a Malaysian not-for-profit think tank and the Stichting Young Refugee Cause (YRC). IDEAS Academy, started in September 2014, is endorsed by the Education Department of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia and now serves over 100 students with a growing waiting list.

"This is the most excited we've been since the start of Breezi Speaking. IDEAS Academy has amazing students. They are true dreamers and absolutely inspirational young human beings. Our aim is to develop their soft skills, namely communication and leadership, in a fun and friendly environment over a period of 8 weeks." - Shreyasi Hait, Breezi Speaking's Director

The 8-week programme is set to begin from May 18th and go on for 8 weeks. The focal point of the trainings will be on Public Speaking skills as well as expert sharings and motivational talks.


If you would like to help us deliver this project successfully or to donate funds to the school, please write to us at Funds are essential in making this project a success and to help underprivileged children to acquire basic education. The school has a growing waiting list and they need more funds to be able to support more students in the school. You will make a real difference by donating to this project.

Become a Volunteer

There will many tasks to complete for a successful delivery of this project and tasks need people to carry them out. Join a dynamic team to carry out a community and fun project while learning professional skills and adding value to your CV. If you would like to join Project Empower as a volunteer, please write to

"By the end of these 8 weeks, we hope to help the trainees become more proficient communicators and effective leaders which will make them more employable in the future or will help them present their ideas if they choose to pursue entrepreneurial paths. We're just gonna give them the tools and watch them create wonders out of those tools in future." - Alireza Parpaei, Breezi Speaking's Training Director.

IDEAS Academy is located at No 72A Floors 2-5, Jalan Metro Pudu, Fraser Business Park, Off Jalan Yew, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. To find out more about them or to donate to them directly, please visit

To find out more about this project or to conduct any press related matters about Breezi Speaking and this project, please email

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