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Working in support of Non-governmental Organisations (NGO’s) – Draft

04 Feb 2013

Ti-Ratana Centre, Desa Petaling

NASAM Centre, Petaling Jaya

Rumah Shalom, Puchong

NASOM Centre, Petaling Jaya


Student and staff of IMU supporting National Stroke Association of Malaysia ( NASAM) “Walk for Health” on 28 October 2012 at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur


IMU N&D students interacting with the stroke patients during a hands-on activity session on diet and stroke care

Student and staff of IMU supporting National Stroke Association of Malaysia ( NASAM) “Walk for Health” on 28 October 2012 at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

Protect and Save The Children— is actively involved in education and information dissemination on child abuse. It also provides treatment services for groups and individuals at its office premises and in shelter centers for abused children. P.S. The Children has also provided major training for professionals involved with children, with a focus on schools, non-profit and religious organisations, the community, corporations and government agencies. Home of Peace—This home was set up to help girls from the squatters to achieve a fair share of their basic rights, emphasizing on education. The Home is also involved in community projects in the squatters including helping to place children in other homes, identity card application for both adults and children, sending the sick to hospitals, running a free tuition centre, providing school uniforms, shoes, bags and a monthly food distribution programme. YMCA Toy Library for Children with Special Needs—Programme that promotes the welfare of children with special needs through toys that are safe for children with disabilities, helping them to develop self-confidence, discipline, and independence to cope in life. St. Jerome Home —This home in Petaling Jaya houses about 14 orphans and under-privileged children. The home is responsible for the day-to-day running of the home as well as the financing in terms of rental and monthly expenses, home maintenance, repairs and care for the children. The care for the children includes their food, clothing, school needs, etc. PJ Caring Home —is established for the mentally ill who are homeless or from poor income group. It adopts an open concept method i.e. allowing most patients to lead a life as ordinary as possible, encouraging interaction with society. Activities include short trips out to the shops and having a drink at the local coffee shop. There are about 20 patients at the home currently. Rumah Shalom —The home was founded in 1997 to help poor and destitute children. It provides them with opportunities for basic education and develop moral values in them. Apart from providing them with a home, it hopes to create self-esteem among them. To date, Rumah Shalom has 4 rented homes for girls, 1 for boys, a nursery, and a community home where tuition is taught to the children. Pertubuhan Anak Yatim dan Kebajikan Darul Izzah, Bangi & Temerloh—Established in 1996, it is a non-profit organisation giving shelter to orphans and underprivileged children. The Home provides lodging and free education to its dependents at their in-house religious school, Asrama Darul “Izzah. It currently has about 50 boys and girls, aged 7 to 17 years old. The boys’ hostel is situated in Bangi, Selangor and the girls’ hostel is situated in Temerloh, Pahang. They need donations in cash, toiletries, foodstuff, stationery, etc Ti-Ratana—A voluntary, not-for-profit, non-partisan and non-denominational organisation offering a wide scope of community services. The Society has, through years of hard work, expanded its services and programmes after acquiring a cluster of buildings at Salak South Bahru (Desa Petaling), Kuala Lumpur. It has a large range of dependents, from infants to very senior citizens. Pink Triangle Foundation— A community based organisation developing and running programmes to serve people living with HIV and AIDS as well as community prone to be infected by HIV/AIDS such as drug users, sex workers, transgender and Men-who-have-Sex-with Men (MSM). MERCY, Malaysia—Malaysian Medical Relief Society (MERCY MALAYSIA) is a medical volunteer relief organisation that provides medical and humanitarian services at home and abroad. The IMU is linked up with Mercy Malaysia since early 2002 with the aim of encouraging IMU staff and students to be involved, directly or indirectly, with Mercy’s programmes in other countries. This will give them first-hand experience in understanding disaster medicine as well as understanding life in another country and culture. The National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) —A non-profit, non-governmental welfare organisation which was formed as a national voluntary charitable organisation and aims at providing education, help, care and protection for people with autism and their family members. In April 2012, IMU organised community services activities at three different centres of NASOM to promote general and oral health awareness among the community with autistic problems. A seminar was held in IMU on 22 September 2012 to promote positive awareness towards autism in the society.     Autism awareness project at National Autism Society of Malaysia and seminar entitled “Autism : Insight and Interventions” organised by IMU on 21 and 22 September 2012.   Precious Childrens’ Home— Formed in 1993 by its founders, Robert Paul and wife Evelyn Teo Paul at Petaling Jaya to help poor children, most of them with single parents. The home provides them with opportunities for basic education and helps to promote moral values in them. Currently the home houses 17 children ranging from 3-17 years old.     Health awareness and health promotion activities among children in Precious Children’s Home   Persatuan Kebajikan HOPE Worldwide KL— An international non-profit, non-religious, organization established throughout the world. It has grown from 3 programmes in 1991 to over 150 programmes, spanning 6 continents and 100 nations with focus on 5 areas namely, Children, Education, Health, Senior Citizens and volunteerism (Global Outreach). HOPE worldwide Kuala Lumpur runs a free clinic in Jalan Sentul, Kuala Lumpur since year 2000 and have been treating more than 56,000 patients. They now have 6,000 patients in their database.  

Community service activities by Nursing Programme at Persatuan Kebajikan HOPE Worldwide, Kuala Lumpur


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