Connect with us

Social Stories

#KempenBenderaPutih: 87yo Grandma In Sarawak Can Only Consume Liquids & Needs Your Help To Survive


Grandma Glass Of Milk
Source: Provided to WOB & Medical News Today

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

This is a submission from an ongoing initiative by WORLD OF BUZZ to help those in need during the pandemic. If you would like to be involved in this campaign, please click here.

A coffee shop owner in Kuching, Sarawak has been bearing the brunt of this pandemic as his business is getting worse due to the Movement Control Order (MCO). He can only earn about RM40 to RM50 a day, but his concern is for his grandma, who needs special supplements for her diet.

“My business is getting worse during this pandemic. I barely can pay for the shop loan and other commitments. I can only earn like RM40 to RM50 per day, but that doesn’t matter. I need help not for myself but for my grandma,” he said.

Chua Kai Voon shared with WORLD OF BUZZ that he hardly has enough money to purchase the things his 87-year-old grandma needs and hopes to get enough funds to be able to support and provide for her.



Suffers from malnutrition

He said his grandma was admitted to the hospital last year due to malnutrition. Doctors discovered that her digestive system was unable to absorb nutrients from solid food and said that she needed to be put on a liquid diet and supplements in order for her to survive. The doctor and a nutritionist then recommended a particular kind of milk to ease her digestive system.

On top of that, Chua said that his grandma also needs Ensure milk, Berocca vitamins, Caltrate Calcium supplements for her osteoporosis and probiotics, all of which costs a lot of money.

“I only hope there’s help to provide these for her for like one or two months,” he said.

Chua told WORLD OF BUZZ that one can of milk costs about RM100 and it can only last for two weeks. He needs approximately RM1,000 for two months so that he can buy these supplements for his grandma.


Milk Powder222 Milk Powder22

When asked how his grandma is coping during the lockdown, Chua said that she has been feeling depressed and constantly complains about dizziness and vertigo.

“Sometimes she refuses to drink the milk but I have to force her to. Because when she said she wanted to go to the toilet, I noticed that there’s nothing. So it means she didn’t eat well. I have to force her to drink the milk and supplements,” he said.


“I want her to live healthily”

“I just hope I can get help by covering some of the expenses to buy the milk and supplements for her. I don’t ask for much. Just covering some of the expenses would be sufficient as I want her to live healthily.”

“It’s kind of sad to see her sick if she’s malnourished. I know the supplements are kind of expensive, but I have no choice. That’s the only option I have to give her to eat and provide nutrients to her body.”

Chua shared that he is an animal husbandry science graduate and was working as an animal science technologist. However, he had to quit his job and take the role as head of the family after his father passed away four years ago.


Coffee Shop2

He has since taken over his father’s coffee shop business and is currently living with his mother and grandmother. Even though his shop provides takeaway, he gets very few customers because his shop is located in a rural area.

Chua hopes that he can get enough funds to provide for his grandma for two months, which totals to about RM1,000.


How you can help

If you’re in a position to help Chua in any way, donations can be transferred to his bank account:

Chua Kai Voon



Note: Chua’s Maybank account has been blocked for the time being as it has exceeded the number of transfers allowed. If your donation is unable to get through to his Maybank account, you can make the transfer to his Ambank account as stated above.

You can also contact him at 017-803 3022 to enquire further.

Additionally, if you’re in Kuching, do pay his coffee shop a visit to help his business stay afloat.

Name: Hua Ping Cafe
Address: No. 208, RPR Batu 12, Jalan Kuching/Serian, 93250, Kuching, Sarawak


As part of the #KempenBenderaPutih, WORLD OF BUZZ is doing our part to help individuals in need. If you are in need of help, or if you know someone who is in need of help, or you want to offer help, click here.


Also read: “We were afraid” Elderly Women Take Down White Flag After Being Told It’s “Rude” & They’ll Be Fined

White Flag

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

My Post 1 2024 02 28T174234.231 My Post 1 2024 02 28T174234.231
News2 hours ago

M’sians Celebrate as Muhyiddin’s 4 Abuse of Power Cases Get Reinstated!

Back in August of last year (2023), former Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin felt freedom as his 4 abuse...

Collage666666 1 Collage666666 1
News3 hours ago

18yo Sarawakian Woman Tries Friend’s Motorcycle & Collides Into Trees, Resulting in Her Death

Motorcycle accidents are unpredictable and can occur at any hour. When you’re out on the road, safety is never guaranteed....

My Post 1 2024 02 28T164909.831 My Post 1 2024 02 28T164909.831
News3 hours ago

Wee Ka Siong Praised for Begging Govt to Exempt SST Hike on Water & Electricity Bills

It’s no secret that Malaysians, especially those from the B40 and M40 communities, are struggling with inflation and the price...

My Post 1 2024 02 28T113729.042 My Post 1 2024 02 28T113729.042
News7 hours ago

PN Condemned for Staging a Walk Out During PM’s Slot to Thank Former & Current Agong in Dewan Rakyat

As it always does, Dewan Rakyat burst into chaos yesterday (February 27) after the opposition party staged a walk out...

My Post 1 2024 02 28T100215.755 My Post 1 2024 02 28T100215.755
News9 hours ago

NGO Calls for PDRM to Take Action Against Local Councils Who Don’t Follow SOPs During Dog Catching

There have been countless stories and incidences of local council authorities breaching their SOPs during stray dog catching activities that...

My Post 1 2024 02 27T170737.659 My Post 1 2024 02 27T170737.659
News1 day ago

Cheras Construction Firm Will Not “JUST” be Blacklisted Over Abandoning 93 Foreign Workers

The government has announced that they have blacklisted a construction firm in Cheras, after they were found to have recruited...

My Post 1 2024 02 27T162823.087 My Post 1 2024 02 27T162823.087
News1 day ago

BERSIH Marched to Parliament Today to Pass on a Memorandum. Here’s What It’s About!

At 8am this morning (February 27), a group led by NGO, the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH), marched...

Klia 1 Klia 1
News1 day ago

Study: KLIA is the 8th Worst Airport in Asia, Changi Airport is the 2nd Best

Airports are like the gateway to adventures, marking the beginning of exciting journeys and the joyful reunions of loved ones,...


Latest Videos