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Cycle 8

 

Ongoing

January 2023 - December 2023

6 community grants

River care community grant

INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (IIUM) – PLANETIIUM

Location:

Pusu River 
IIUM Gombak, Kuala Lumpur

 

Project Title:

Soul of Anak Pusu

Key Activities:

  • Organising Training of Trainers involving volunteers from IIUM and Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Sungai Pusu.

  • Establishing biodiversity points along the Pusu River stream.

  • Developing a replica of river stream and selected reference points at SK Sungai Pusu.

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 Activities:

  • Designing and installing riverbank protection for each at risk or failed riverbank along Pusu River.

  • Monitoring river and riverbank condition after the installation of the riverbank protection using coconut coir mat and vetiver grass.

  • Involvement with IIUM and nearby school students.

UITM CAWANGAN JOHOR KAMPUS SEGAMAT

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:

  • River and riverbank clean-up

  • Tree planting

  • Organising talks on river care with university and school students

  • Installing signages

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 Activities:

  • River monitoring and clean-up on monthly basis

  • Developing a river trail and rest area

  • Installing boom trap

  • Recycling recyclable wastes 

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 Activities:

  • Addressing slope erosion and stormwater runoff issues

  • Planting identified plants to enhance biodiversity of the area

  • Blending the slopes with permaculture methodology and the existing biodiversity

BIODIVERSITY & ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH NETWORK (BEN), UNIVERSITI MALAYA 

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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 Activities:

  • River restoration and rehabilitation (chemical sampling and clean-up)

  • Knowledge transfer to students and volunteers

  • Organising a webinar on river care and management that is open to public

Event video:
River Care 3.0 X River Clean-up

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