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Cycle 8

 

Ongoing

January 2023 - December 2023

6 community grants

River care community grant

INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (IIUM) – PLANETIIUM

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Location:

Pusu River 
IIUM Gombak, Kuala Lumpur

 

Project Title:

Soul of Anak Pusu

Key Output:

  • Developed a module and conducted field survey on the flora and fauna and river condition at Anak Pusu River. 

  • Established a replica of Anak Pusu river on 30th January 2024 and displayed at common area in SK Sg Pusu.

  • Conducted technical training and fieldwork with volunteers from IIUM and SK Sungai Pusu from 7th to 8th November 2023. 

INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (IIUM) – RIVER OF LIFE

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Location:

Pusu River 
Various locations of high risk and failed riverbanks along Pusu River in IIUM Gombak, Kuala Lumpur

Project Title:

Application of Coconut Coir Mat and Vetiver Grass for Riverbank Protection

Key Output:

  • Designed and installed riverbank protection using coconut coir mat and vetiver grass along identified Pusu River, with university students, lecturers and staff. 

  • After the installation, animals like cricket, painted stork and swallowtail butterfly seen at the site.

UITM CAWANGAN JOHOR KAMPUS SEGAMAT

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Location:

Penarah River 
Within 500-meter radius of Penarah River inside UiTM Johor Kampus Segama
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Project Title:

Kelestarian Sungai Penarah @ UiTM Johor Kampus Segamat

(Penarah River Sustainability @ UiTM Johor Segamat Campus)

Key Activities:

  • Planted coconut trees and bellfruit/water apple (jambu air

  • Conducted four clean up activities with UiTM students

  • Organised awareness programme with SMK Agama Segamat students. 

PERSATUAN PENDUDUK TAMAN TASIK SEMENYIH

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Location:

Saringgit River 
Taman Tasik Semenyih, Selango
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Project Title:

Waterfront Sungai Saringgit 

Key Output:

  • Developed waterfront resting area. 

  • Segregated wastes that can be recycled such as plastics.

PERSATUAN KEBUN KOMUNITI TTDI

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Location:

Kayu Ara River 
TTDI Community Garden in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Project Title:

TTDICG Sungai Ara Slope Care

Key Output:

  • 400 ft² of slope area was cleared and “slopelockers“ were constructed and installed to address slope erosion and stormwater runoff issues.

  • Planted eight types of plants to enhance biodiversity of the area.

BIODIVERSITY & ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH NETWORK (BEN), UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM) 

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Location:

Rimba Ilmu River
Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Project Title:

River Care: From Classroom to Outdoor Real Education

Key Output:

  • Conducted river clean-up with 50 UM students .

  • Conducted knowledge transfer workshop with 23 university students.

  • Organised a webinar entitled “Importance of Macroinvertebrate in the River System” with 30 students and staff of UM.

Event video:
River Care 3.0 X River Clean-up

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