Yayasan Rakyat 1Malaysia (the “Foundation”) is a charitable foundation dedicated towards benefitting Malaysians from all walks of life in line with the principles of 1Malaysia. The Foundation’s activities are geared towards engaging and helping Malaysians, particularly the less fortunate and those in need, and to equip them with building blocks to achieve a better quality of life. Towards this end, the Foundation focuses on three areas – Improving Quality of Life, Education and Sports. The Foundation is chaired by YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
In executing projects, the Foundation works with public and private sector partners who are well established in their field. They include: the Ministry of Education; the Ministry of Youth and Sports; the Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia (Sarawak); various state football associations; MAMEE-Double Decker (M) Sdn Bhd; Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd; the One World Play Project; the Rotary Club; Yayasan Maha Karuna; Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia and the COBRA Rugby Club.