Yayasan Sabah Zone

Objectives
  • To act as a mini Yayasan Sabah Group.
  • To uplift the quality of lives of the communities living in the rural areas, through Community Development Programmes such as Socioeconomic Development, Intellectual Mind Development, Sociocultural Development besides Program Desa Cemerlang dan Berinovasi in line with the Group's mission and philosophy.
  • To change the mindset of people living in the rural areas as an effort to transform them into independent, competent and competitive individuals in all fields based on their potentials and capabilities.

Roles
  • To implement Community Development Programmes such as Socioeconomic Development, Intellectual and Mind Development, Sociocultural Development besides Program Desa Cemerlang dan Berinovasi more effectively.
  • To act as the public relations agent and information centre related to the Group's activities at the Zone level.
  • To act as the coordinator and catalyst for the Group's programmes and other agencies at the Zone level.

Functions
  • To assist in formulating effective policies, guidelines and strategies in the implementation of programmes related to economy, social and other related areas.
  • To prepare a comprehensive plan for each programme, budget and human resource at the Zone level.
  • To monitor and control the overall implementation of the Group's programmes at the Zone level.
  • To coordinate and regulate the functions and responsibilities of the Zone office.
  • To prepare recommendations to the Management on programmes in tandem with current development.

Report
  • Prepare reports such as monthly, quarterly, semi-annual/half year and annual reports on Zone office activities.

Finance, Human Resource and Administration Unit Functions
  • Assist in formulating guidelines, plans and strategies related to finance, human resource, administration, transportation, training and properties at the Zone level.
  • Provide and execute services on finance, human resource, administration, transportation, training and properties at the Zone level.

Research and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Unit
  • Assist in formulating guidelines, plans and strategies on research and information and communication technology at the Zone level.
  • Provide and execute services such as resource centre/information, documentation, records, and public relations at the Zone level.
  • Study and carry out research in all aspects of society and development at the Zone level in order to create vital programmes and activities.
  • Identify the potentials of socioeconomic programmes/projects at the Zone level.
  • Create cooperatives, entrepreneurship and other economic activities of high business potentials.
  • Identify infrastructural needs in areas that requires such a need.
  • Carry out research and summary on the effectiveness of the programmes that have been implemented.
  • Create information and communication technology network as well as database.

Community Development Programmes

  • Mind and Intellectual Development
    • Assist in formulating policies, guidelines and strategies in the implementation of education programmes.
    • Provide expertise and counselling in the aspect of education development.
    • Implement the Group's education development programmes.
    • Organise courses, seminar, workshops and talks on education.
    • Supervise kindergarten, hostel and learning facilities under the Group's education programmes.
    • Carry out research on the effectiveness of the programmes that have been implemented.
  • Socioeconomic Development
    • Assist in formulating policies, guidelines and strategies on socioeconomic programmes.
    • Provide expertise and consultation in the aspect of economic development.
    • Execute the Group's socioeconomic development programmes.
    • Coordinate socioeconomic development programmes executed by other agencies at the Zone level.
  • Sociocultural Development
    • Coordinate skills training in the aspect of sociocultural development.
    • Assist in formulating sociocultural programme guidelines, plans and strategies to preserve and conserve cultural identity and religion towards social harmony.
    • Provide expertise and consultation in expanding, promoting and coordinating community programmes such as morale, ethics, spirituality and cultural values and needs of the community.
    • Coordinate sociocultural development programmes that are executed by other agencies at the Zone level.
    • Coordinate skills training in the aspect of sociocultural development.
    • Carry out research on the effectiveness of the programmes that have been implemented.

Yayasan Sabah Volunteer
  • Aims to disseminate the role of the Yayasan Sabah Group as well as unequivocally bringing invaluable accurate facts and information to the public.
  • Improving the image of the Group among the people of Sabah.
  • Imbue a sense of volunteerism among community youth-run charitable contributions through community-based projects/programmes.
  • Strengthening the Zone conducted social programmes.

Program Desa Cemerlang dan Berinovasi

Program Desa Cemerlang dan Berinovasi (PDCB) is one of the programmes under the Group's transformation initiatives (2013-2023). PDCB is a comprehensive rural development effort with an emphasis on holistic development of human capital through the empowerment of the rural communities.

Six villages were adopted into this programme, namely, Kg. Pandasan, Kota Belud; Kg. Lambidan, Kuala Penyu; Kg. Singgaron Baru, Ranau; Kg. Sebait, Sandakan; Kg. Sinaron, Keningau and Kg. Lormalong, Kunak. In ensuring the programmes are implemented successfully. The Group utilises internal resources optimally, collaborate with other government agencies and NGOs, develop human capital as well as create new economic activities based on local resource endowments.

Activities

Social

  • Community Development Programmes
  • Zone Offices
  • Research on Socioeconomic Programmes
  • Capacity Development
  • Education
  • Child Development
  • Kolej Teknikal Yayasan Sabah
  • University College Sabah Foundation
  • Tun Haji Mohd. Fuad Stephens Borneo Research Library
  • Tun Mustapha Gallery
  • Occupational Safety & Health

Commercial

  • Innoprise Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
  • Tourism
  • MICE
  • Plantation
  • Forestry
  • Biotechnology & Horticulture
  • Fisheries & Food Industries
  • Real Estate Development
  • Oil & Gas
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Overseas Companies

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Conservation & Environmental Management
Contact Us

Telephone: +(60) 88 326300
Facsimile: +(60) 88 326424
Email: ysinfo@ysnet.org.my
Address: Menara Tun Mustapha
Yayasan Sabah Headquarters Complex
Likas Bay
P. O. Box 11623
88817 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah, MALAYSIA