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NICE-20-0912C MALASIA Kuala Lumpur city SOCI,CONS 18/09/2020 25/09/2020

PTF 3 (8 days) | NICE-20-0912C | 2020-09-18 - 2020-09-25 | SOCI,CONS | Age: 18 - 99

 

The workcamp has been organized with Malaysian Organization of Volunteer Exchange (MOVE) for the first year in this place. MOVE is a workcamp NGO founded in 2006, but stopped activities for some years and NICE restarted co-organizing since 2017! The 2nd Chance Program (previously known as Back to school program) is conducted by PT Foundation to improve the quality of life and well-being of the urban low income people as well as HIV infected and affected people. It provides psycho-social academic and welfare support to such community (children) in Klang Valley and surrounding area. The academic component is carried out through two services, Sunday tutoring sessions and one-to-one academic mentoring.

Work: Volunteers will mainly repair an old house. A poor grandfather lives with his 20 grandchildren. A few of his sons past away by HIV (none of grandchildren are HIV positive for your info.) and some abandoned the children. Grandfather is looking after his grand children. Some children lives in hostel and go back during only school holidays, some stays with him and few are mentally challenged. PT foundation and MOVE Malaysia would like to repair their broken house which in a very bad shape and condition to improve the living. We need volunteers to do simple construction work for this family.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers will stay in MOVE accommodation and got to PT Foundation by train every working day. Meal will be provided. Sleeping bag is necessary.

Location:

Location and Leisure: The program center is located in Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur. Leisure : Visitation to the other community school around, local sports, visit around Kuala Lumpur city, and the cultural heritage of Malaysia, cultural exchange events.

Train/Bus station: Kuala Lumpur - Volunteers will meet at the nearest train station and need to arrive at the airport by 14:00 on Sep. 12th (or 06:00 on Sep. 18th) and can leave there after the noon on Sep. 25th (or 22:00 on Sep. 19th).

Requirements: Great positive energy to build and to show “working together spirit” in making a safe shelter for the poor. Please bring along your favorite cultural foods.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 700 MYR