A hut full of positive vibes

A SIMPLE but beautiful “Kindness Hut” project by SK Seri Idaman pupils in Yong Peng, Johor, has helped the school of 102 pupils win its first national-level competition – while spreading kindness throughout the community.

SK Seri Idaman pupils in the Kindness Hut with Luqman (front) and Adib (second row, third from left).

It’s fun hanging out with the stars

JOHOR: The #StandTogether National Kindness Week celebrity school visits ended on a high at SMK Kota Masai, where the students have decided to donate their RM1,000 grant fund to multiple charities.

Unforgettable day: Students and teachers of SMK Kota Masai together with the celebrities in high spirits during the event at the school.

Arwind Kumar supports #StandTogether

Social media star Arwind Kumar may be best known for his hilarious persona MakCik Roast-mah persona, but he’s deadly serious about his latest mission - creating more kindness in Malaysia.

#StandTogether ambassador Lisa Surihani supports kindness

Lisa Surihani talks to R.AGE about hate speech, campaigning for a National Kindness Week, and how it has affected her as a parent.

No hungry bellies in this school, thanks to student

TENOM: A student’s project to offer free meals to her underprivileged schoolmates has inspired the school canteen to continue providing free meals for the rest of the year.

Paying it forward: Students of SMJK Chung Hwa showing ann (right) their projects, one of which spurred the school’s canteen to provide free meals to needy students.

SP Setia CEO on a mission to spread kindness

PARIT BUNTAR: He might be the CEO of SP Setia, one of Malaysia’s top property developers, but Datuk Khor Chap Jen has nevertheless thrown himself headfirst into the humble mission of spreading kindness.

Building a caring society: Khor (centre) giving recognition to the overall best Kindness competition winner at SMK Methodist, Parit Buntar, accompanied by Saravanan (left).

New students carry kindness torch

KOTA KINABALU: As the #StandTogether National Kindness Week campaign wraps up its second year, a new crop of students has been inspired to carry the torch by volunteering to carry out “Kindness Projects” in their schools.

Stronger together: Chia (centre) with Sekolah Rendah Stella Maris pupils in Ampang, who took her on a tour of the school’s Kindness Initiatives. — SIA HONG KIAU/The Star

Kindness project gains momentum

KUCHING: The #StandTogether National Kindness Week movement is still going strong in Sarawak and Sabah, with students from several schools here volunteering to organise “Kindness Projects”.

Say cheese: Qistina taking 
a wefie 
with pupils during the #StandTogether programme at SJK Chung Hua Kim Choo Seng in Kuching.

SP Setia embracing Kindness Challenge all together

SHAH ALAM: Property developer SP Setia is on a mission to spread more kindness among communities in Malaysia – starting with their own staff.

Taking the challenge: SP Setia employees signing up for the #StandTogether Kindness Challenge at its headquarters in Setia Alam.

Small school with a huge heart

SELAMA (Perak): Despite ha­­ving only 176 students and 28 teachers, SMK Kubu Gajah is one of the schools on the forefront of the #StandTogether National Kindness Week movement this year.

Kindness pioneers: SMK Kubu Gajah’s students showing their Kindness Project to Arwind and Sangeeta.