Orion IX – Post Project

A few months after PO IX was concluded in Terengganu, we had our Post-Project activity involving 20 Cub Scouts and Scouts from Colugo Scout Group, at East Coast Park on 7th October 2018.We started off the day by meeting up with the Cubs and Scouts from Colugo and gave a brief run through of the…

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The Survival of Sea Turtles

Did you know ?Sea turtles lay anywhere from 50 to 200 eggs each time, but only 2 out of 1000 sea turtles survive up to breeding age !Find out more in this video by TED-Ed.https://www.facebook.com/TEDEducation/videos/2009611232385406/

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10th – 24th June 2018

Dear AllAfter 2 weeks, Team Orion IX have concluded the project at Kampung Mangkok, Setiu, Terengganu, Malaysia. 2 weeks at Kampung Mangkok haven’t been easy, nor was it difficult. With every member of the Team, spending 2 weeks, doing their best to help others, learning and doing things like turtle nest excavations to building extensions…

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20/06/2018 Day 11

Hello it’s me again❤ Time really flies. I can’t believe it’s already Day 11!Today’s the day for wau making! Kak Ta came over and taught us how to make the wau kite. It was slightly messy at the beginning as everyone had a hard time catching onto the instructions given. Hence, we had to rely…

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19/06/2018 Day 10

Its Day 10 and we are three quarter done with Project Orion IX. Today also marks the last community project that we have done thus far here in PO IX. The day started off with us continuing on the toilet that we have started on at Ka Ta’s house, it was a toilet meant for…

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18/06/2018 Day 9

We began our day by continuing construction work at Kak Ta’s house. Our backs ached and muscles hurt as we shoveled ten wheelbarrows of sand into the interior of the toilet. Through this daunting task, I learnt the techniques of shoveling sand, which greatly helped me in conserving energy. Later on, we created a harder…

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17/06/2018 Day 8

After the festivities of the past two days, it is time to return to our regular humdrum yet rewarding routine. We began the day with our usual breakfast at Kak Ta’s house before Abang Zubir and his brother came over to lead the process of the construction of a toilet at Kak Ta’s house.This toilet…

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16/06/2018 Day 7

Time flies when we’re enjoying our stay in Kampung Mangkok, it’s already the seventh day here. As it was still during festive period, we still had to dress up neatly before proceeding to Kak Ta’s place for breakfast. Our first meal for today was absolutely delicious, Nasi Minyak with curry chicken. Just like any other…

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15/06/2018 Day 6

Finally my turn to write the blog hehe.Today, Kak Ta brought us to go visit one of the members of Pewanis (A Women group in the village). We had to dress nicely and it was hot and uncomfortable but nevertheless, we did enjoy ourselves. It is my first time realy visiting anyone’s house for Raya…

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14/06/2018 Day 5

Day 5, halfway there. Today main programme was the expansion of a mini-mart in town. Owner was getting some fantastic business, so he decided to extend his shopfront. Building on Marcus’ post from the previous day, the principal considerations of the business owner is not that of marketing, nor of capital, nothing of those first…

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