Lawan Lapar is a collaborative project by Yayasan Chow Kit, Undi18, and The Fourth, with support from the Bertha Foundation.
The campaign is being spearheaded by Undi 18 co-founder Tharma Pillai, and The Fourth co-founder Ian Yee.
WHAT IS LAWAN LAPAR?
Lawan Lapar is a grassroots campaign which aims to help create solutions to the food security crisis which puts ordinary Malaysians first.
We aim to help underprivileged Malaysians living in urban centres as well as farmers in Perak to ensure that every Malaysian can have secure access to fresh, affordable, and healthy food.
meet the team
Yayasan Chow Kit
Tharma is the co-founder and advocacy director of UNDI18. With family ties to Pangkor, Tharma's food security advocacy seeks to uplift the fishermen of Pulau Pangkor as well as food producing communities all over Malaysia by empowering farmers and fishermen to fight for their rights
Co-founder, The Fourth
Obama Foundation Leader
Ian is an investigative journalist, documentary producer, and co-founder of The Fourth, an independent investigative media company. Moved by the struggles faced by food producing communities in Malaysia, he seeks to expose the key issues facing farmers and fishermen in Malaysia