Deriving Great Satisfaction From Volunteering

Last update: 04/01/2019

By Nurqalby Mohd Reda

SHAH ALAM (Bernama) -- Volunteering is fast gaining popularity today among Malaysians with more people now willing to lend a helping hand to ease the hardship and misery of the needy.

Even youths are veering towards volunteering although they neither get paid nor earn recognition for their services.

One good example is Maziiana Mohd Azhari, 36, who has been volunteering for Al-I’tisam Relief Malaysia, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) involved in humanitarian missions in and outside the country, for the last nine years.

Tanjong Karang (Selangor)-born Maziiana has a deep interest in helping needy communities and according to her, volunteering gave her a great deal of satisfaction that cannot be valued monetarily.

"I've been exposed to volunteering activities since young as I used to help my mother cook food that we distributed to senior citizens living near my house. I also helped to collect used clothes that were donated to the poor," she said.....