Income Before: RM 300 – Income After: RM 2,000
With a wife, 3 children and another one on the way, Mik was at a loss on what to do to improve their financial situation after facing an accident which caused him to lose his fingers. He couldn’t afford to buy his kids new clothes or a tertiary education. After the program, he eventually transformed into a confident businessman, and his children no longer wears hand-me-downs.
As a strong and healthy young man, 26-year-old Mik worked in a wood factory and was the sole breadwinner of the family. One day, as he was repairing a plywood cutting machine, his right hand slipped into the cutter, which caused him to lose three fingers. After 2 years, Mik, who had already embraced the “Person with Disability” status, decided to quit his job at the wood factory as he felt humiliated and stressed by his peers due to his physical disability and inability to take on heavy tasks.