Mixed Welfare Home

Projects under Mixed Welfare Home

Rumah Titian Kaseh

Rumah Titian Kaseh is a mixed welfare home for disabled and homeless people including elderly, single mothers and children. Majority of residents are children aged up to 18 years old (90 children) from various social background. Most of them have poor access to education with poor literacy rate. Health education is also an area that is lacking for the residents. Rumah Titian Kaseh has been a community partner of IMU Cares since 2014.

Year started: 2014
Project leader: Dr Hazwanie Hashim
Activities done: Physical exercise, health and oral education, female adolescent health education

Ti-Ratana Welfare Society

Ti-Ratana Welfare Society is a mixed welfare home for children and elderly people. In year 2016, needs analysis was done prior to the implementation of the project on 12 March 2016 (first visit). It was found that there was no assistance for the elderly population in addressing their health issues. The activities for the elderly group of this home is currently led by Mdm Leela Chellamuthu; while the children group is led by Dr Shamala Ramasamy.

Year started:
2011
Project leaders: Mdm Leela Chellamuthu (Elderly Group) / Dr Shamala Ramasamy (Children Group)
Activities done: Health talks on food safety, medication education, making of Chinese knots, Karma Yoga

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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