Knowledge Centre

Our Knowledge Centre is a repository of our learnings, issue briefs, narratives of past knowledge-sharing sessions and research pieces 

Monitoring and Evaluation Handbook

Download now! A must-have e-handbook for changemakers in Malaysia. Gain insights and guidance on designing effective measurement frameworks for your social impact projects. From programme planning to evaluation, gain a structured approach to identifying needs, defining success, and implementing strategies for meaningful change. Get a copy today and empower your journey in social impact.

Cash Transfers: International Insights and the Malaysian Experience

Are cash transfers the silver bullet for Malaysia’s social and economic development? Global trends, practices, and evidence are generally positive, with important lessons and implications for cash transfer programmes in the local context. Cash transfer programme design requires careful deliberation, striking a balance between trade-offs, for more equitable and inclusive social safety nets that promote growth in the post-pandemic reality.

Together We Stand: Onwards to Inclusive Social Protection

The Covid-19 pandemic and the recent floods has highlighted longstanding issues in Malaysia’s social protection system. After two years into the pandemic, the current system remains unable to provide adequate security to a significant segment of the population. This is illustrated by relief measures favouring formal sector workers compared to their informal counterpart despite the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on vulnerable groups and marginalised communities.

Survey Findings: Impact of COVID-19 on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Malaysia

The purpose of the survey is to be informed and respond effectively to the needs of CSOs in Malaysia as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve and have detrimental social economic impact on vulnerable communities.

Hasanah Issue Brief: Central Forest Spine

Malaysia’s Central Forest Spine is degrading at an alarming rate as a result of rapid urbanisation. Over the years, human intervention for commercial gains has resulted in the clearing of vegetation and forest land for agriculture, settlement and infrastructure development. This has resulted in the overall reduction of our forest areas, a decline in the quality of our forests and forest fragmentation.


18 Malaysian Textile Artisans Recognised at the Prestigious Hasanah Gold Threads Awards 2023

Trustee & Managing Director of Yayasan Hasanah, Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari presenting the Hasanah Gold Award “Patron of Malaysia’s Heritage Textiles” to Yang Amat Berbahagia Puan Sri Dato Hajjah Fatimah Binti Haji Mohd Iskandar to receive the award on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of Her Royal Majesty’s important contributions, dedication and unwavering influence over the years in the realm of Malaysian textiles.

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Knowledge Stories

Past ILMU Hasanah Sessions






Suara KL Roadshow

About Suara Suara Community Filmmaking brings community stories from Borneo, as told by the people who live them. This exclusive session brings 10 short films

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Past Capacity Building Sessions

Past Capacity Building Sessions

Impact Assessment workshop

Hasanah organised a two-day Impact Assessment workshop which aims to help partners better articulate long-term impact they wish to see from their programmes or projects,

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