Volunteers will mainly conduct some fun physical activities with the student of Wisma Harapan School. Volunteers also aim to teach simple basic Music and movement lesson for the students as well. These various activities are important to improve their situation and encourage fun learning among students.
Volunteers will stay in MOVE accommodation. Meal will be provided. No cooking facilities. Sleeping bag is necessary.
The school is located at Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. It is located in the city, so you sometimes can enjoy café, night market, etc. in the evening (but not till too late!).
This workcamp has been organized with Malaysian Organization of Volunteer Exchange (MOVE) since 2017 (second time 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 Wisma Harapan School was established 50 years aiming to provide education and training to mentally challenged children. So that they will be helped to the fullest extent possible in reaching their maximum potential. They also try to provide a comprehensive service to children and adults with mentally challenged to improve their quality life. President of MOVE was working in the special school managed by the same organization where we had many successful workcamps in 2006-2009.
High motivation to work with the kids and to respect local culture/ way. Experience of similar type of service is welcomed!
Study theme: Discussion on mentally challenged children issue (Volunteers should bring info. about them in their or other countries.)
Other activities: Visitation around Kuala Lumpur city, and the cultural heritage of Malaysia, cultural exchange events.
About fee, 150 MYR less for Repeaters of MOVE workcamps and those from less expensive countries.