- To assist poor and unfortunate of urban and rural communities through outreach programs and activities inclusive of but not limited to self-development, economic development, capacity building and sustainable self-help. Continue reading “Objective of The Pillar Foundation”
INTRODUCTION TO FORMATION YAYASAN PILLAR
The beginning was word and the word is a message of care for deserving ummah and our country.
Datin Aisah Mahmud started charity activities when she was in college. The scope of her charitable activities expended enormously when she was chosen by Sir Geldof, an International philanthropist to manage and chair “Sport Aid 88” for Malaysia.
She was asked by UNICEF to see if she could extend help to the poor families in Bangladesh, Datin Aisah Mahmud and her young son Abdul Aziz bin Tan Sri Adenan aged 13, travelled to Bangladesh where she met and sponsored 5 families, but was unfortunately caught in the coup d’état, and were rescued out of Dhaka.
In Indonesia, Datin Aisah Mahmud was approached by Demak population to help build a school for young poor children. With help from her family members, Datin Aisah Mahmud raised fund to buy a piece of land and built a school for them. Now 106 young children from poor families have a place they can call their school.
MISSION and VISION of the The Pillar Foundation is the common vision which the founder shared with her team of Exco members, volunteers and staff of The Pillar Foundation and the community they together serve. Humanitarian works for the President of The Pillar Foundation, Datin Aishah Mahmud went back to the years when she was in school. But the International Charity programs she chaired and managed in 1988 was the one most people know of.