Founder, Refuge for the Refugees
Heidy Quah is founder and director of Refuge For The Refugees, a non-profit organisation that
seeks to raise awareness regarding the status of refugees in Malaysia as well as provide education
for refugee children. Now in it's 5th year of running, Refuge For The Refugees supports and
empowers 35 refugee schools across Malaysia and Myanmar, ensuring and fighting for quality
education for all.
Besides raising awareness and providing education and entrepreneurship skills for refugees, Heidy
also works on the ground to rescue refugees from detention camps and human trafficking rings.
Her work with the refugees has been recognised by Queen Elizabeth II and she has been awarded
the Queens Young Leader Award 2017.