Jejaka aims to:
1) Provide a safe and brave space for discourse on personal issues affecting the Malay, Muslim, Malay-Muslim men in their community
2) Allow opportunities for participants to make new friends in an inclusive setting
3) Raise awareness of the issues and the community that we live in
FAQ on Support Group
Q: How is Jejaka different from other support groups?
A: Jejaka is unique as it is an ethnic-specific support group dealing with issues that affect the GBQ Malay, Muslim and Malay-Muslim men aged 18 to 35 years. The Malay-Muslim community faces different issues and the sessions will help you discover more about the community.
Q: How will Jejaka run?
A: Jejaka will run with 4 compulsory sessions. Each run will have a maximum of 10 participants only. The sessions will be held weekly or fortnightly facilitated by a Jejaka facilitator.
Q: Must I be able to speak Malay to join this programme?
A: The ability to speak Malay is an advantage but not necessary for this programme. Having basic Malay is encouraged as some of the terms discussed may have a greater meaning in Malay than if it were to be translated into English.
Q: I identify as a Malay but not a Muslim. / I identify as a Muslim but not a Malay. Can I still join in?
A: In Jejaka, we are inclusive in that you can be both a Malay and a Muslim or either a Malay or a Muslim. Our aim is to build an inclusive community where we learn from one another.
Q: I am discreet and I am not out to anyone. Can I still join?
A: Yes of course. Our sessions will be conducted in a private space where it is made known to only the participants and facilitators.
For queries, write in to email@example.com
We have completed our second run in March 2016.
Upcoming Jejaka Programmes
Stay tuned for more updates!
Past Jejaka Programmes
April - May 2015
1st run of support group
Iftar With Jejaka
2nd run of support group
Iftar With Jejaka 2