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Mereka, a Social Enterprise founded in 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by the Biji-biji Group. We are recognised as an education technology provider which encompasses real-world applications, introduction and adoption of digital technology, and environmental and social governance (ESG).

We serve international development agencies, foreign and local government agencies, corporate foundations, corporate clients, schools and education institutions with designing and implementing in-depth and low-touch training programmes for individual learners and organisations. Our programmes, spaces and digital platform inspire, equip and support game-changers and disruptors who will lead the next generation of companies, industries and economies.

Our first flagship programme Future of Work by the Mereka Academy, equips youth with smart skills and know-hows that will enable and empower them to build a promising career in the 21st century. Launched V1 of Mereka Connect, a digital platform to connect machines, experts, content, and spaces related to digital technology. We also run Mereka Spaces, to support the growth of our alumni network, and for future entrepreneurs to utilize our Creative Hub @Publika Shopping center, as a place to grow their business, organisation and freelance careers. A space that cultivates entrepreneurial and creative spirit.

Our Social Mission is to promoting upward social mobility for B40 youths through alternative education & digital technology.

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Endorsers that Mereka partner with

Malaysia

Yayasan Hasanah

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

Yayasan Hasanah

Yayasan Hasanah (“Hasanah”) is the impact-based foundation of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”), the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia. Hasanah was set up as an independent entity on 1 July 2015, building on nine years of Corporate Responsibility (CR) efforts previously driven by Khazanah. As a grant-giving organisation, Hasanah goes beyond ringgit and sen to facilitate an ecosystem of transformation, working in collaboration with multiple stakeholders, infusing a spirit of advocacy and building capacity in five key focus areas: Education; Community Development; Environment; Arts and Public Spaces; and Knowledge. Collectively and collaboratively, Hasanah hopes to shift the needle of social and community reform for Malaysians, towards a better Malaysia. For further information, please visit www.yayasanhasanah.org

On-going/Past projects

Mereka: Training Malaysia’s Youth for the Future of Work

By Mereka

Mereka is an Education & Technology centric social enterprise, focusing on running education programmes, accelerators, skills development and boot camps for underprivileged youth.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation