Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled

Overview

Beautiful Gate Foundation (BGF) was established to provide accommodation, training and various services to the disabled. BGF is an IMU cares partner since 2013. The activities conducted are as follows:

 


Objectives

Kids

  • To provide continuous health monitoring of disabled through basic health screening for early detection and prevention of chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.
  • To provide personalised nutritional counselling with collaboration with N&D.
  • To educate and train on exercises for disabled in collaboration with Chiropractic department.
  • To promote social wellbeing of resident by games and entertainment activities.

Target Audience

  • Disabled people

 

IMU Cares Integration with MPU (U4) Module

Many student groups have been conducting community service projects at existing IMU Cares Community Partners as part of their MPU (U4) project. Find below the list of activities that students can undertake as part of their MPU (U4) project. Each student group may select one of the following:

  1. Exercise Training
    Since the residents are disabled and more than 80% of them are disabled, they do not do any regular exercise. Students can train them on regular exercises that disabled individual can practice daily. Students may get help from IMU chiropractic department and from IMU rehabilitation centre.
  2. Diet Planning
    N&D students or other students with the help of N&D department can plan a nutrition assessment and interventions. Individualised diet plan and advices should be provided to the residents. Most of the residents do not follow any dietary restrictions/plan even though some of them are suffering from chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.
  3. Environmental Conservation
    Residents of BGF has limitation in cleaning and preserving the environment, students can perform activities such as spring cleaning and beautifying the environment.
  4. Introduce New Projects
    • Basic life skills training
    • Training on arts and crafts

Project Details

If you are interested to know more or have any enquiries on this project, kindly drop an email to the project leader below.

Project Leader: Suresh Kumar
Email: suresh_kumar@imu.edu.my
Community Partner: Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled

 

Serving the community is a manifestation of the University's core values but also as part of experiential learning, generally, a very effective form of learning - Walking the Talk.

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