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Project Overview Introduction


Malaysians produce 15,000 tonnes of food waste daily where 10-15% among total food waste comprised of unconsumed food and expired food. These wasted food can actually feed up to 6 million people everyday. Clean Our Plates project is about food waste and advocate reduction of food wastage Therefore, in this project, we aiming to achieve zero food waste and to change the perspective of public towards surplus food as a food for human consumption.

Objective  To raising awareness of public about food waste and surplus food Provides youth leadership development & cultural understanding through exchange. Inspires and supports others to create change in their own communities

Project Timeline 08 Feb till 18 March 2017 Duration : 6 week

Project Timeline Week



IPS, Field Visit


School Survey, City Tour




Boarder Run


Workshop (Action Space & Action Initiative)


Impact Showcase, Global Village, Farewell Gathering

Main Activities -Field Visit: Intern will visit a farm under our training partner to gain more knowledge about the possible use of food waste and its management. -Workshop: Intern will organized a workshop at schools to educate the students about food waste. A second visit will also be carried out to measure the impact of the workshop. - Global Village: It’s celebration of cultures from around the world where interns need to showcase about their country culture and tradition. Interns need to bring thing that portray or represent their country or culture (e.g. Flag, Traditional customer, Snack, Souvenirs, etc)

Project Location Universiti Malaysia Pahang Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) is located on the east coast state of Pahang, the biggest state in Peninsular Malaysia with vast areas of rainforest endowed with a wide range of biodiversities and natural resources. It’s surrounded with natural waterfalls, beaches and hills. The is 2 different campus, which is Pekan and Gambang. The Gambang Campus is currently operating in an industrial estate about 2 and a half hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur, via the East Coast Expressway. It’s 30km from the city of Kuantan. There is public bus operate in the campus. RapidKuantan operates to and from several spots around Kuantan, including nearby tourist spots Sungai Lembing, Bukit Gambang Resort, Pekan and Teluk Chempedak. Intern can take public bus to Kuantan with the fare of RM4.

Job Description 

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Create awareness among the local community about food waste and surplus food Conduct workshop at high schools and measure the impact of the workshop Share and present the experience of the project to UMP students. Organize and prepare for Global Village.

Expectation Setting 

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Must complete all the job descriptions & commit to the whole project duration. Follow the rules & regulation Responsible, independent, proactive, open minded, have basic environment knowledge, & most importantly, willing to learn. Involve in the training, induction, gathering or any AIESEC event. Lastly, eager to develop oneself and make impact in the community & stop the food waste!

What We Provide  Accommodation. It’s 2/4 student sharing hostel. Hostel is separated according to gender. Average walking time to the classroom is 15min. Facilities provided in the hostel:  Mattress (pillow and bed sheet aren’t provided)  Closet  Shower room (water heater is not provided)  Washing Machine  Working table and chair  Light and fan  Water Dispenser  Internet (LAN port)  Transportation related to project will be provided.  Pick up service and departure support. Reception is provided at bus stop in front UMP or Kuantan Airport. For reception at Kuantan Airport, certain fee will be charge for transportation.  Incoming Preparation Seminar & Farewell Gathering  EP Buddy and Goodies!! (Journal Book, Sling Bag, etc) RM320 will be charge for the accommodation, transportation & EP servicing.

Places to travel

Pulau Redang


Kuala Lumpur

Cameron Highland


Taman Negara

Our Contacts

Tan Chong Qing

Organizing Committee President of COP Email: Facebook:

Akardo Chong

Exchange Manager Email: Facebook:

Coco Tan

Organizing Committee Exchange Email: Facebook:

Tay Yan Li

Organizing Committee Exchange Email: Facebook:

Facebook Page Facebook Page Link: eumpusm

Opportunity Link EXPA Link: rtunity/799061

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