62-years-old Yellaiah was a rubber worker with 23 years of experience before he suffered from kidney failure and become unemployed. His utilized his EPF completely at the age of 55 for his house and kidney dialysis payment. Unfortunately, his right eye has become impaired since 1984, and his left eye even began to have blurred vision since 2 months ago and he is anxious about this. Great Heart Charity will be helping Yellaiah for six months in the dialysis aid of Rm720. However, they still needed more support from the public as their dialysis expense of Rm2000 above monthly has suffocating them tremendously.
As a house wife, 42-years old Gan Poh Hong took up the responsibilities to take care of her sick mother, and six young kids of her own. Although she holds no responsibility to an abandoned infant, she cannot help but to adopt this precious life into her family too. This family of ten is sustaining their life with monthly income of RM3000 from her husband. They often satisfy their hunger with merely instant noodles so that they could save more money for education. To add on to her pitiful situation, one of her children, Joe Ze, was identified with learning disabilities and she couldn’t attend usual classes in school. Great Heart Charity Association decided to help by providing RM300 tuition fees for Joe Ze’s special education for 6 months. Besides, a Good Samaritan willing to privately assist them in food for 6 months. However, putting aside the education fees and meals, Gan is also struggling to pay for medical fees for her mother and other family expenses.
Sharon is a single mother who lives in the low cost housing area nearby Bukit Jalil. Her husband passed away on 2016 and she is forced to carry the financial burden on her own. She only worked part time as the house cleaner and it is extremely difficult for her to pay the bills by working more because she needs to take care 5 of her children as well. Thus she sent 2 of her older children for her relatives to take care. However, she still needs to take care of her parents who are OKU and having lungs infection. Sharon’s family really needs the help from public to purchase groceries for them, for the kids to not be starving. Great Heart Charity has helped for 6 months of groceries that lead to improvement, and we hope more people can help Sharon by donating to us.
Pushparani is a widow who had abandoned by her husband due to her sickness. She has serious rheumatism that caused her to have difficulty in daily movement and sleep that lead to unemployment and depression. When she is all alone last year, kind-hearted Theresa that she knew from church is willing to keep her in her house and only charged her with very low rental of Rm200 monthly, Theresa even buy meal for her occasionally so that she don’t starve herself because she had limited government subsidies. We sincerely appreciate Theresa for her kind heart to be willing to keep unfortunate people with disabilities and we help both of them to pay the rental of Rm300 monthly to reduce their burden.
Great Heart Charity Association has recently conducted “You and Me Educational Program” sharing session in three Culinary institutions: Global EDU Training Centre (Klang), ASEAN Culinary Academy (Setia Alam) and ASEAN Hospitality and Tourism College (Morib). A total of 180 students have participated in the session and actively shared their opinions on “What charity means to you” and charity works. Understanding their strength and ability, most of them offered to contribute to charity with their culinary skills apart from contributing in terms of time and monetary support.
Ng Pik Nyun, a dialysis patient who suffered from kidney disease for more than 1 year. She used to take the Great Heart dialysis aid for 6 months period and then after one year, her physical changes makes the Great Heart social worker felt surprised and distressed as she becomes very weak. Great Heart Charity Association decided to assist Ng pik nyun for a monthly dialysis subsidies of RM720 for a period of six months. We sincerely hoped more people can support us into helping Pik Nyun to regain her health like last year.
Ms.Parames is a single Indian mother who earned a tiny income by helping people sew clothes and home cleaning when her husband abandoned her 3 years ago with no financial support. She only earned Rm5 as profit in her home sewing business and Rm20 for home cleaning in 2 hours. During the afternoon, she has to come back from work and take care of her children with Down syndrome. er mother is very pleased that we are willing to help her RM150 to buy daily necessities for a period of 6 months, but seeing as the six-month period is going to end on June 2017, she is really worried about it and she hoped more people can help her out through donating to Great Heart.
In collaboration with Great Heart Charity Association (GHCA), 70 volunteers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) have recently brought the Earth Warriors Project to Pantai Cunang, Tanjung Sepat.
Each of the volunteer students couldn’t feel more satisfied and glad looking at the cleaned beach after long hours of cleaning. Thank you Sin Chew Metro for the news coverage.
23 Earth Warriors presented themselves at Botanic Garden Butterfly Park in early May to clean up the park and to provide a cleaner and healthier recreational park to the community.
It aims to promote awareness on environmental cleanliness and protection to the public. Rubbish collection may looks simple and insignificant in one’s eyes, yet being part of the contribution matters and encourages the social inclusiveness.
32-year-old male, suffered from high blood pressure and kidney disease. Due to the deficiency of red blood cells that leads to anaemia, he needs dialysis treatments and injections two times each week to increase his haemoglobin level, and once a month he needs an extra injection that cost (around Rm1000). His job as insurance sales is only giving him a tiny salary (Rm700), thus he leads a very frugal life. Fortunately, he is eligible for government assistance which covers part of the dialysis and costs of injections, but he still needed to pay part of the injection costs. His physical condition is very much improved now compared to year 2016.Great Heart Charity has helped Liew Tzer Gio on his dialysis funding of Rm720 monthly starting from January 2015 to April 2017 during his difficult transition period in life.