By Amirrah Othman - 12:40:00

CAROUSELL CELEBRATES MALAYSIAN HEROES WITH #MYLOCALWIRA CAMPAIGN IN CONJUNCTION WITH MERDEKA DAY. |Hi everyone! Are familiar with online application call Carousell? The marketplaces platform that enable you to buy and sell your things at it for free? I'm one of the user too!

For your information Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing mobile classified marketplaces, kicked off a nationwide pro-social effort today,  #MYLocalWira, as part of a month-long effort that runs until August 31 in conjunction with Malaysia’s upcoming 62nd  Independence Day. 

To celebrate  the occasion, #MYLocalWira  calls on  Malaysians’ well-known spirit of generosity, with the support of notable Malaysians – squash legend Datuk Nicol David, Malaysia’s first female ONE Championship mixed martialarts (MMA) fighter and Global Citizen Ambassador Ann Osman, international model and renowned  fashion   and   beauty   entrepreneur  Amber Chia,professional motorsport athlete and Malaysia's   "Drift   Queen”  Leona  Chin, world-class diver Leong Mun Yee and national gymnast Farah Ann

Each of these   individuals   has   contributed  several   personal   items   to   be   sold   on Carousell, with the proceeds going to a charitable cause.  

“Many Malaysians are blessed with more than we need, while others need a helping hand. With   the  #MYLocalWira campaign, we are  working   withprominent individuals to sell their preloved items on Carousell in a generousact  of  ‘giving   back’  to  the   Malaysian  public  who  have  supported them for years. We also expect that   fans  will find it very meaningful to acquire a personal item that has  played a role in their hero’s career. With #MYLocalWira, we  honour the  Malaysians who  make us proud, and hopetheir shining example will inspire others to do great things,” said Mr Tang Siew Wai, Country Head, Malaysia, Carousell Malaysia.

The full proceeds from the sale of these items will benefit  Parents without Partners, a charitable organisation established to help single parents in need.Funds are raised primarily through the sale of preloved items at their thrift store,  Jumble  Station,  which  relies   on  public  donations,and the proceeds from  #MYLocalWira will help support expenses such as rent, groceries and school supplies.

By Malaysians, For Malaysians Get the full listing of  Malaysian personalities and their items for sale on or via the Carousell app; every purchase will support Malaysians in need.

For   more   information   and   updates,   follow Carousell on, on Instagram  or download the Carousell app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Lets together we support this charity program for the benefits of each others. 

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