fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

This Malaysian Family Happily Lives in a 3-Storey Self-Built Hut on a Rubber Estate

Published

- World Of Buzz
Source: Harian Metro and Sinchew

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

Have you ever thought of leaving the busy city life behind and move into a small place in the jungle? Well this Malaysian couple has certainly did it, and they seem to be enjoying their lives more than ever!

In December 2016, Mohd Ridzuan and his wife, Nur Hidayah made the bold decision by moving into a self-built hut in Kampung Kuala Tualak, Kedah.

The hut is located in a rubber estate and it was built with bamboo, and branches from rubber trees.

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.37.57 Pm

Source: sinchew

In an interview with Harian Metro and Sinchew, the wife said,

“Previously, we stayed at my mother-in-law’s house but we had to move out since Ridzuan’s siblings were living under the same roof.

“We tried to rent a place ourselves but within a month, we decided to move into the rubber estate because we couldn’t get used to staying in the rented house.”

The 3-storey hut was built in a simple manner, but the couple and their three children lived there just fine. Here’s the layout of their home.

  • Ground floor- toilet
  • First floor- Kitchen
  • Second floor- Living room
  • Third floor- Bedroom

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.38.31 Pm

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.38.20 Pm

Source: sinchew

They rely on candles for light at night, and the water source is from a nearby well. Recently, they’ve also bought a generator which provides them with electricity. A coop was built beside their hut as well! Fresh eggs guaranteed! 

“Although there’s no mosquitoes at night, we still have to be careful with wild boar and snakes,” the 23-year-old pregnant mother told reporters. 

For Ridzuan, he’s comfortable staying there and has no plans to move out.

“This hut is built on my grandfather’s land. I chose to stay here because I can easily get to work,” he said.

Ridzuan works as a rubber tapper and collects petai bean to sell in order to put food on the table. He makes somewhere between RM600 and RM700 per month.

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.54.40 Pm

Source: harian metro

We hate to be the buzzkill, but that hut with a plastic sheet rooftop doesn’t have a solid foundation. Whenever there’s rain, the family seeks cover at the highest floor.

This extraordinary living arrangement has also caught the attention of Datuk Badrol Hisham, the ADUN of Kuala Nerang. He offered a house unit under the Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) to Ridzuan but he declined as he couldn’t afford to pay the rent.

“We have to find another land that is safe to build a brick house for the family. I was told that Ridzuan’s grandfather has another piece of land in this area. 

“Although they look happy staying there, but we still have to consider the future of the children. What happens when they have more children? Besides, living in a jungle is not an excuse to neglect children’s education,” Datuk Badrol said. 

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.38.10 Pm 1

Source: sinchew

Screen Shot 2017 09 21 At 4.38.43 Pm

Source: sinchew

The wife is six months into pregnancy and it’s certainly not safe for her and the baby to live in that hut. We hope the husband and the authority can come to a consensus to build a new house for the booming family.

 

Also read: Malaysian Man Gives Up RM44,500 Of House Down Payment So Poor Family Can Stay

Malaysian Guy Gives Up Rm44500 Of Down Payment For Auctioned House To Let The Current Family Stays World Of Buzz 5


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

Just In

Ft Database Ft Database
News7 hours ago

Another Database Allegedly Leaked & on Sale For Almost RM44,000, Has Information on 22.5 MILLION M’sians

Just 8 months ago 2 huge database were put up for sale on a well-known marketplace forum. One of the...

Plastic Bag Charge All States Plastic Bag Charge All States
News7 hours ago

Minister: All States Agree On Min. RM0.20 Pollution Charge Per Plastic Bag To Combat Single Use Plastic

We use a lot of plastic bags in our daily life, especially when we tapau lunch or go to get...

Ft Lie 1 Ft Lie 1
News12 hours ago

“He is a compulsive liar” – Mahathir Threatens to Sue Zahid Hamidi For Questioning His Malay Ancestry

When it comes to accusations, it is always best to make sure that you’ve done your fair bit of research...

Collage 33 Collage 33
News1 day ago

M’sian Billionaire Loses RM21 Million to Macau Scam, Largest Fraudulent Case Targeted at a Person

Scams are as old as time and you would think that we have grown familiar enough with them to avoid...

Collage 10 2 Collage 10 2
News2 days ago

Policeman Uses Mobile Phone While Driving on Federal Highway, PDRM Calls Him in & Issues a Summon

It’s not only illegal to be on the phone with your hands on the wheel but it also endangers other...

My Post 42 My Post 42
News2 days ago

Prices of Necessities May Increase by up to 60% Next Month

There have been a lot of factors that have led to an increase in the prices of goods. The prices...

Collage Final 1 2 Collage Final 1 2
News2 days ago

Malaysia Ranked 8th Most Dangerous Country to Drive in With Road Traffic Death Rate of 22.5

We all know how dangerous driving in Malaysia can be but how do we rank out of the other countries...

Collage 6 2 Collage 6 2
News2 days ago

Pieces of Stone Statue Fall From Gopuram of Ipoh Temple, Kills A Woman & Injures 2 Others

A woman in Ipoh met her tragic & unfortunate death yesterday (15 May) during a ritual ceremony in a temple....

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY