Author Archives Daniel de Gruijter

10 amazing individuals who might be the next game changer for the community!

While many youths say volunteering is a boring and mundane job, others are still spending their weekends doing some epic social work. Some are influenced by a moment of inspiration. To transform the lives of distressed communities. Some may have been influenced by their own struggles in the community itself. Volunteering, after all, is a […] Read more

How Many Marshmallows Can Amber Chia Take For Charity?

Malaysian Supermodel Amber Chia stepped up her game for a good cause How often do you see supermodels stuff themselves with marshmallows? For the sake of the #givelight campaign, the most well-known supermodel in Malaysia, Amber Chia, decided to go absolutely nuts on marshmallows with her rendition of the classic “Chubby Bunny” Challenge but with […] Read more

Social Progress Malaysia Award for Incitement Malaysia

“Yesterday was history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is an opportunity. That’s why today is also called Present” And another award makes the team stronger! Congratulations Incitement Malaysia for another outstanding award. Social Progress Malaysia Award has been awarded to The Incitement team for the outstanding effort on making visible changes for the Malaysian […] Read more

Quality of Life is Getting Better, But People are Feeling Worse?

“Anything the mind can imagine, the hands can build” Space traveling, Hyperloop, electric cars, multi-million dollar skyscrapers. The world is evolving fast. Technology is causing exponential progress. And all these vast changes over the past decades make today’s world into one the most equipped societies ever existed. Yet, even though the world is modernizing at […] Read more

Who is going to protect our children?

Protecting children is a responsibility Nothing is scarier than knowing your children whom you dearly love, are being abused either physically or mentally. In some parts of the world, child abuse has yet to receive exposure. People know about it, people talk about it, people even feel scared about this issue. But that’s not enough […] Read more

The Biggest Lessons of 2016 from some of the Biggest Minds in Social Entrepreneurship

“We have a visceral reaction to the idea of people making a lot of money helping others. Interestingly, we don’t have a visceral reaction to the idea that people should make a lot of money not helping other people” ~ Dan Pallotta 2016 has been a challenging year. Not only for us at Incitement, but […] Read more

10 things only volunteers will relate to!

Like we mentioned in the previous article here, volunteering is not all butterflies and rainbows. You volunteer because people need your help. You volunteer because other lives matter. You volunteer to make yourself feel grounded. Despite all that, if you have been a volunteer for quite some time now, there are probably a few things […] Read more

Do you really need to volunteer? Are you selfish when you don’t?

Volunteering as we know it If it’s up to us (or some of us at the very least), we want to do whatever we can or whatever it takes to help whomever is in dire need of help. But let’s be realistic here. If you’re not making this your full-time job, it’s impossible for you […] Read more

Why international NGOs lean towards corruption?

The business of helping people “If you’re in the business of helping people, do it right. Do whatever it takes to make it right.” This is one out of many comments that I saw when the Red Cross post went viral across social media. If you missed the news, let me tell you exactly what […] Read more

Plastic bottles to the rescue

A good start for the homeless community Helping the homeless is not the easiest thing to do. Yes, you can feed them with comfort food or provide them with goodies which will last them for a week or two but if the homeless can learn how to earn a living, this will help them in […] Read more