The Visit of Kaori & Tomi from Tokyo

Flashback from last month, we had Kaori and Tomi visited us to know more about the community development of Maraiscenter. We had a good time discussing and we hope to meet them again one day.

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Thank you Nicole!

We are pleased to have a new Germany backpacker named Nicole Swoboda visiting Maraiscenter for few days. Her presence among us has brought joy and friendship. We thank her for her visiting and we wish...

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Maraiscenter Community Group Photo

We had a big group photo while YB Jamawi Jaafar visited Maraiscenter. We are working step by step to improve the village livelihoods. Our this year main project will be community based tourism. Commun...

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Sabah Tourism Board Visited Maraiscenter

Maraiscenter would like to thank Julinus @ Jeffery Bin Jimit and Dexter Randy who made a trip to visit us. We have received some compliments and advices from them during their visit. We managed to int...

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Stay Excited with Us in 2019!

Despite having our daily jobs, we are working with our own hands, finding local resources to equip ourselves more! Stay excited with us in 2019! This slideshow requires JavaScript.

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Enabling village livelihoods

we teach languages
Speaking Mandarin and English are the worldwide language. Teaching them these languages are the first start to prepare their future.
we teach accountability
Sharing with them the basic knowledge of managing money and time, to be accountable to money received and then from there doing small business.
We brainstorm ideas
Besides of agriculture, they basically have no idea what else they can do. You can give a hand by brainstorming ideas for them to kickstart some work.
we network jobs
We network them to the jobs available in the cities by our job agency whom has the similar burden for the villagers.
we have fun
Take a break, have an ice-cream. We appreciate life and therefore having fun after hard work is a good thing to do.
we recruit volunteers
We adapt open projects concept. We recruit volunteers in order to achieve the goal toegether
The Story Behind

Maraiscenter is a Murut community center founded by Samwise Loh (Samwisemusic & Samwisedigital) and it was established on 29th April 2018 with the aim to enable Marais village livelihoods. We are located at Kuala Tomani, Kemabong, Tenom, Sabah, East Malaysia.

Comfort Organic Farm

Organic Farming Skill Training

In May 2017, Maraiscenter had sent one of the orang Asal named Yuss from Sabah to Penang for a short organic farming practical course. We thank Mr.Lui from Comfort Organic Farm willingly taking him in and shared with him the skill and knowledge. Currently Yuss is back to village and start putting into practise what he has learnt.  

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English Speaking and Arduino Coding Language Classes

In June 2017, we started our first English speaking and Arduino coding class for the teenagers in Marais. For the English class, The aim is to create a platform for them to have a space to speak in English.

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our sponsors

Sponsors are welcome to run the projects. Below are some of our kind sponsors for this work!

    • client-1
    • client-2
    • Comfort Organic Farm



Kampung Marais, Peti Surat 206, 89908 Tenom, Sabah.


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