Three Ipoh-Based Students Make History


Thanks to affordable township developer, Lagenda Properties Berhad, who committed almost RM30,000 to sponsoring an all-expense paid trip for students R.Usheytha and R Ushana from SK Marian Convent Ipoh and V. Sharvika from SJK (T) Chettiar, Ipoh, Perak, to make their way to
the Teeneagle 2022 Global Finals in London, representing the Malaysia Innovation, Invention and Creativity Association (MIICA).

The three Perak students, who competed against students from 32 other countries proved their mettle and triumphantly brought home one Gold and two Silver awards.

The generous sponsorship initiative by Lagenda is part of its community focused giveback programme for the welfare of locals where Lagenda’s vision of social responsibility goes beyond just providing communities with quality affordable homes.

To extend these efforts, monthly township-based social programs are curated for the locals to foster community building with education being a key focus area as it is a vital driver of ensuring equal opportunity for all. This sponsorship initiative specifically aims to increase exposure and provide more opportunities for the junior achievers to compete against the world’s best, and thereby gaining the ability to network and gain immeasurable experience outside of

According to Dato’ Jimmy Doh, Managing Director of Lagenda Properties, “Our focus is on giving young learners from underprivileged backgrounds a springboard that will propel them to a more wholesome future with additional exposure. Rewarding our children’s dedication and hard work is something we believe is crucial to their personal development including building their confidence levels amongst their peers. Today’s generation of youth are a formidable force, and we want to nurture their growth and drive them to success in every way we can.”

“Our vision for education includes engaging with and providing inclusive opportunities for all students and is driven by our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 in providing Quality Education for everyone. At Lagenda Properties, we realise it is our responsibility to contribute to our nation’s development through education as it shapes the progression of our youth. To that end, it is imperative that we ensure all students have equal access to learning experiences as the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow,” Doh continued.

The Teeneagle Global Finals is a prestigious international English competition for qualified students globally where participants are required to spend 8 days in London competing in various fields such as Knowledge Quiz, Writing Challenges, Spelling Bee, Persuasive Speaking,
Talent Show, and Short Film.

This contribution was presented by Puan Wan Zakiah Wan Yacob, Assistant Public Relations Manager who represented Lagenda Properties Berhad and was witnessed by the Principal of SK Marian Convent Ipoh,Hindon Wahid and Principal of SJKT Chettiar, R. Pachayammal along with
their parents and other teachers.

Meanwhile, Lagenda Properties Berhad is a property developer listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. They started their journey in affordable housing development in early 2018 focusing on their main core expertise of developing self-sustaining townships, prioritising community-based facilities & public amenities that meet the needs of most Malaysian home buyers that fall under the B40 and the M40 income groups. Their goal is to build economical & affordable homes while their long-term objective is to become a sustainable developer in Malaysia.

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