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Fighting the migration challenge — Founders’ Valley (2/3)

A vast majority of undocumented migrants work in so-called "3D jobs" — dirty, dangerous and demeaning professions. Millions live a life without prospects. We meet entrepreneurs in Malaysia who are trying to give migrants back their dignity.

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With foreign workers contributing more than a third to Malaysia’s gross domestic product, migrants help shape the country’s economy and society. However, undocumented migrants tend to exist outside the formal infrastructure. Most of them work in low-skilled jobs in miserable conditions, often existing on the margins of society. Startup founders are helping improve the lives of migrants in Malaysia.