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The mission of Monash University Volunteer Program (MUVP) is to provide opportunity for students to volunteer, promote volunteerism among students and inspire students to make a difference in the society through a Community Development program and Non Governmental Organization Collaboration (NGOC). In pursuit of the vision set forth by MUVP, the mission is to work together with various Non - Governmental Organizations (NGOs) so as to enable students and communities to share their skills in aiding, interacting and creating an understanding with disadvantaged members of society. MUVP is currently liasing with the 13 NGOs listed below:

PAWS (Animal Welfare Society)

PAWS (Paws Animal Welfare Society) was founded in 1987 by a small group of local and expatriate volunteers. Through their generosity and imagination, PAWS was constructed on a patch of land owned by Sime Plantations on the Subang Airport Road. This distinct group of sheds and courtyard still stands today and currently homes around 450 cats and dogs.

Voluntering Duties : To bathe and clean the animals, and clean their cages 

Pertiwi Soup Kitchen

The PERTIWI Soup Kitchen has been established to provide regular meals at various locations around Kuala Lumpur on a regular basis. This community outreach effort has been established and managed by Pertubuhan Tindakan Wanita Islam (PERTIWI), one of Malaysia’s longest running NGOs, with the initial support of the Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja and some individualsponsors. Soup kitchens provide an important way to give back to the community by offering a healthy meal to those who are in need.

Volunteering Duties: To distribute food to the homeless in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. 

Praise Emmanuel Children's Home (PECH)

PECH started in January 2004 with 2 children. Today we have 37 children in our to whom we are providing a homely, comfortable and conducive environment. Efforts are made to provide them with a balanced diet, proper clothing, medical checkups for their physical well being and proper education aa well as spiritual guidance to build their characters to become good and useful citizens. We believe that children are a gift from God, regardless of race, culture, creed or religion. We have committed ourselves to serving the cause of abandoned, abused, homeless, neglected and orphaned, children overcome their troubled pasts to achieve meaningful and productive lives.

Volunteering Duties : tutor the kids in English and reading 

Rumah Juara

Rumah Juara established as a non-profit home in January 1998, the centre gradually expanded. On 7th June 1999, Juara 2 was set up to meet the growing needs of the children ranging in age from 3 – 16 years old. Both centres provide shelter to orphaned, abandoned and abused children from destitute and broken family environment.

Volunteering Duties : Housekeeping

Shelter Home for Children

Shelter Home for Children is a registered welfare organisation dedicated to helping the abused, abandoned, neglected, or at-risk. Founded in 1981, Shelter Home for Children has since then expanded into community youth work efforts among young prisoners in order that through education and training, troubled youth may regain back their self-respect and be upright citizens.

Volunteering Duties: To educate the children oral English

Sunway WildLife Park

Get in touch with your inner Tarzan as you get up close and personal with his friends from the animal kingdom! With more than 150 species of amazing and exotic animals from across the globe, revel in the sight of their unique beauty and learn more about them at Malaysia’s first-ever fully interactive and educational animal-themes attraction. WildLife Park @ Sunway Lagoon also features various educational programs and live animal shows, ready to satisfy the most inquisitive of minds.

Volunteering Duties : To assist with cleaning the area and cages, prepare animal food and feed them. 

Tong Sim Senior Citizen Care Centre

Tong Sim Senior Citizen Care Centre is a centre housing senior citizens who have been abandoned by their families. Mr Cheong Loy is a coffin-maker who runs the funeral parlour on the grounds of the Kwong Tong Cemetery in Sungei Besi, has opened the first floor of his shop to house these senior citizens, he keeps accepting more people on the kindness and generosity of his heart. The centre has been around for more than 10 years. The hospitals provide them with free medical care but the expenses for the centre comes from Mr Cheong Loy and from the public.

Volunteering Duties : To assist the senior citizens and the nursing home in any way possible 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR began its operations in Malaysia in 1975 and works with several organizations, including the government, to protect refugees and assist in their welfare needs while they are seeking temporary asylum in Malaysia. It provide assistance for refugees in areas including healthcare, education, financial support, shelter and counselling. Manna Learning Centre is one of the centres under UNHCR that aims to provide the children refugees with basic education that would be incredibly useful for their future.

Volunteering duties: Teach refugee children basic subjects such as Math, Science and English

Kiwanis Club of Metro Kuala Lumpur (KCMKL)

KCMKL is under the umbrella of Kiwanis Malaysia which is also under the larger family of Kiwanis International. Currently, KCMKL runs a Long-Term project - Kiwanis Job Training Center at the above mentioned location. Children with Learning Disability are trained to acquire skills to become self-independent & adapt to normal working life like you & I. This Children or students are being paid to be train & at the same time receive welfare from the government for being in the work force.

Volunteering Duties : Training children with learning disabilities

Agathians Shelther

Agathians Shelther is also known as Pertumbuhan Kebajikan Agathians Malaysia, which was founded by Mr Siva Balan in an attempt to rescue 8 boys from an illegal orphanage that was closed down in 2003. It is a welfare home that houses 40 boys from the age of 5 to 20 years old who are orphaned, abandoned or neglected by their families. The main goal of the organization is to save the children from the unfortunate lives they would have had in the streets if they are not taken care of.

Volunteer duties: To tutor the children

City Revival Children's Home

The City Revival Children’s Home has been established to help the needy children in our society. Its objective is to provide them a real family environment with love, hope and security. To meet their needs and help them spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally and socially, and to help them improve academically and discover their potentials and gifting in life.

Volunteer duties: To give tutoring to the under-privileged children. 

Bangsa Ria

Persatuan Orang Kurang Upaya Bangsa Ria KL Dan Selangor (0873-06-SEL) (Bangsa Ria Association for the Disabled, KL & Selangor) is a non-profit association set up by parents and friends of the physically and mentally disabled. The association runs the Bangsa Ria Centre, a day care center that provides physical and social skills training for severely disabled persons.

Volunteer duties: Interacting with the physically and mentally disabled.





Muhajirin Rohingya Education Center is mainly an initiative to educate children from toddler age into the teenage years. Rohingya is an ethnic minority from Myanmar and those that are in Malaysia usually have no documentation neither Myanmar nor Malaysia state governments, and within this risky political dilemma, people of Rohingya ethnicity thus have no legal rights to claim asylum status, permanent residence, citizenship, ownership, employment, education, etc. The Muhajirin Rohingya Education Center provides classes which include: English, Mathematics and Holy Koran reading.

Voluteering duties: To teach children English Language, Bahasa Malaysia, IT and/or Arts.

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