BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS  GE15
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Good Things  >  Hanim Apeng - A Weaver Dream

Hanim Apeng - A Weaver Dream

Hanim Apeng, Founder, Asli MakIntan Enterprise

14-Oct-22 15:00

Hanim Apeng - A Weaver Dream

Hanim Apeng, or Mak Intan as she's better known as, is an Orang Asli entrepreneur from the Jakun-Jahut tribe, and founder of Asli MakIntan Enterprise. The fourth out of seven siblings, she learnt to make traditional crafts from her parents, following them into the forest to look for wood and materials for weaving projects. She went on to hone her craft-making skills, and learnt as much as she could from attending classes and workshops by others. Now a successful self-made entrepreneur, her work is focused on producing original Orang Asli handicrafts and homemade soaps, snacks, and upcycled products. She is also a community leader, supporting other Indigenous communities by collecting and selling crafts, and is part of the Weaving Hopes team, which is an arts and cultural response to climate degradation, and which empowers Orang Asli youths and women on climate action in global and local spaces. Hanim joins us to share her story.

Image credit: Facebook / Hanim Apeng

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  History/HeritageWomen in Businessentrepreneurs

Tags:  Hanim ApengAsli MakIntan Enterpriseweaving hopesorang asliland grabbingeducationtraditional craftsclimate crisisdeforestationwomen empowerment


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Charles Frump, Managing Director, Volvo Car Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

People, Planet, Profit

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Edwin Yin, co-founder of Web3Gate

11:05 AM

Resource Centre

WhatsApp Business Is Not Enough

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes Fahad Naeem, Country Director at Randstad Malaysia and Fariz Maswan, Head of Sales & Partnership at Ninja Van Malaysia

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Charles Frump, Managing Director, Volvo Car Malaysia

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Women in Politics Don’t Have it Easy in Southeast Asia

3:05 PM

Today I Learned

Why Are Wages in Malaysia So Low?

4:05 PM

Health & Living

My Mind and Me #2: What Happens During Therapy?; Rozy Khalid, Licensed and Registered Counsellor

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Review

You People

8:05 PM

By the Book

Book Club January 2023 - The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida; Sharon Bakar, Editor and Publisher

9:00 PM

Bar None