11-year-old sells soda in Texas to raise funds to rebuild houses for poor M’sians


Cool idea: Ella selling drinks outside her garage in Austin, with support from her family and friends.

KUALA LUMPUR: Summer days are all about fun in the sun but Malaysian-born Ella Pung sat outside her garage all day in Austin, Texas, to raise funds to rebuild houses for poor Malaysians.

The 11-year-old girl with a big heart, who has lived in Texas for nine years, spent the time selling sodas to raise funds for Projek Wumah, a home-grown initiative that helps to rebuild dilapidated homes of the hardcore poor.

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