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                                     NGO Profiles of 2018 

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:

Lost Food Project

The Lost Food Project team is made up of individuals from Malaysia and many other counties across the globe, bringing with them varied backgrounds to offer a trusted service that ensures food handling and storage upheld to industry standards, agreements drawn up indemnify all liability to ensure donors can give safely and in good faith. Importantly, a network of support is offered to charities with regard to food storage and safety, c ooking and nutrition. 

Volunteering Duties: Collect food from night markrts, sort it out and donate to other NGOs. 

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. 

World Vision

 Vision is an international Chrisitian huminatarian organisation dedicated to working with children and families to overcome extreme poverty and injustice. Primarily works to promote human transformation, seek justice for the oppressed and demonstrate the love of god for all people. World Vision serves all the people regardless religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

Volunteering Duties: To assist in administration duties

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

PT Foundation

PT Foundation is a community-based, voluntary non-profit making organisation providing HIV/AIDS education, prevention, care and support programmes, sexual health and empowerment programmes for vulnerable communities in Malaysia. PT Foundation is the largest community based HIV/AIDS organisation in Malaysia and has benefited more than 100,000 people. 

Volunteering Duties: To teach English, Maths and Sciences

 UNHCR Manna Learning Center 

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

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.

Trinity Children Care Centre

Trinity Community Children Home is a sanctuary for orphaned, abandoned, battered, abused and neglected children. Their main aim is to provide care and the hope of a new life for young children and those in their early teens.

Volunteer Duties: Teach Malay and English, and help the children with their homework.



School for 


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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