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Dana Belia 1Malaysia launched to mobilize youth to action
Dana Belia 1Malaysia (Dana Belia) is a grant aimed at providing youths aged between 15 and 40 with a platform to express their hopes, ideas and creativity through projects that promote unity. Launched on 21 January 2011, Dana Belia is the brainchild of YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia. It is the first grant of its kind to be offered in Malaysia. To-date, Dana Belia (via Yayasan 1MDB and its partners) has received more than 3,400 applications which are currently in various stages of selection. In total, 231 recipients have received their respective grants under Dana Belia and so far, approximately RM13.7 million has been disbursed.
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