Sesama Mara, which means ‘Together We Move Forward’, is the overarching theme for Air Selangor’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes. The programmes consist of grassroots initiatives to give back to surrounding communities and strengthen our ties with local communities, residential associations, local authorities and non-governmental organisations.
Box of Hope
With the concept pay it forward, we are encouraging our customers to donate food or essential items to the Air Selangor Box of Hope that have been placed strategically at five (5) Village Grocer supermarkets across Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya.
The donated items will then be distributed to the underprivileged Malaysians and charity associated with Yayasan Food Bank Malaysia. Click below to see the list of participating Village Grocer outlets:
Plumbing Apprenticeship Programme
The Air Selangor Plumber Apprenticeship Programme is a plumbing skill course aimed at helping those who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic to gain new income-generating skills. Through the upskilling programme, the participants can explore opportunities and secure a new job in the plumbing sector to generate income.
Air Selangor is working with Akademi Binaan Malaysia (ABM) to conduct the plumbing skill courses for the programme participants, including basic application of plumbing skills, as well as installation, maintenance, and repairing of pipes.
Plumbing Assistance Service
Air Selangor understands the plight of those who are less fortunate and are unable to cover the costs of repairing individual indoor pipes in their homes. On 14 August 2020, Air Selangor launched an initiative to help those in need apply for financial aid to repair leaking pipes in their homes, especially for those who live in the Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR), low-cost housing, and the rural area.
This service is open to Malaysian citizens residing in Selangor, the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. Each applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set by Air Selangor. To learn more about this program, download the form and eligibility requirements now!
Empowering Online Learning: For Children of Air Selangor Employees
Conscious of the high cost of living and the need to adopt the new norms due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is currently plaguing the country, Air Selangor has provided further supports to its people through the internal initiative Empowering Online Learning.
Understanding the requirement for online learning system in the new norms and the opening of the school sessions 21 January 2021, eligible Air Selangor employees each received one unit of laptop, data plan subscription, and a complete set of school supplies (e.g. school uniforms and bags) for each of their school-going children.
The Empowering Online Learning aims to alleviate some of the financial burden that has to be borne by Air Selangor employees involved.
Empowering B40 Women: Air Selangor Face Mask
The Empowering B40 Women: Air Selangor Face Mask programme is a collaboration with two social enterprises. Air Selangor collaborated with the Komuniti Tukang Jahit (KTJ) that aims to help women in the B40 income group affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to generate income, and with the KL Sketch Nation that brings together the creative community to contribute to the less fortunate through the creation of arts.
Through the collaboration with KTJ and KL Sketch Nation to produce reusable face masks for the use of our workforce, Air Selangor will indirectly help the women in the B40 group to contribute to their household income, particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.