KUALA LUMPUR: When it comes to saving wildlife, not many youngsters would go to the lengths of spending money, time and energy to ensure the wellbeing of animals.
But eleven-year-old Ahmad Iszuddin Ahmad Idzham is unlike most children his age.
He has become committed to saving sea leatherback turtles after his science teacher showed him and his classmates a video of the endangered species. He was told that they could become extinct worldwide in just a number of years if little is done to protect them.
“I cried twice watching the video, and all I want to do now is help save them,” he said.
And he is taking a very unique approach to raising money for his cause.
Iszuddin, who learned to cook from his mother, bakes bread and cookies, which he sells at selected functions. Some buyers even call him directly.
So far, the Year Five pupil has earned more than RM200 …