This woman may know a way to solve social problems


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  • Friday, 22 Jul 2016

Mastura wants to eradicate poverty through her social enterprise, The Nasi Lemak Project. Photo: The Star/Norafifi Ehsan

Mastura Mohd Rashid is clear about her goal. It’s to eradicate poverty through her social enterprise, The Nasi Lemak Project.

“I want to help at least 40 families get out of poverty by 2018. And, I want to show Malaysians that social enterprise isn’t charity but a viable business. We can help (the disadvantaged) improve their lives and income while making money ourselves. Charity isn’t about just giving people stuff,” says the 26-year-old who radiates cool without having to try.

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