ORKIDS MCO URGENT FUND APPEAL
ORKIDS is a learning centre dedicated for Down Syndrome students based in Petaling Jaya.
Due to the COVID19 situation, the centre has been closed since mid-March 2020; however online classes has resumed since 1st week of April.
The centre has been unable to collect full fees as the centre was closed physically; and donations have almost stopped.
ORKIDS needs MYR25k per month to keep paying their 6 teachers’ salaries, rent for the centre and utility bills.
ORKIDS is calling for generous donors to chip in and donate to keep the centre afloat during this time of crisis.
Bank transfers can be made through:
MAYBANK ACCOUNT: 562683200189
PERSATUAN KEBAJIKAN ANAK-ANAK ISTIMEWA SELANGOR
MAYBANK2U PAYEE : ZAKAT & CHARITY UNDER THE NAME : ORKIDS (OUR KIDS ARE SPECIAL)
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ALL ABOUT ORKIDS
ORKIDS (Our Kids Are Special) or formally known as Persatuan Kebajikan Anak Anak Istimewa Selangor was established on 6th April 2012. It started off as a support group by parents to down syndrome children.
Orkids has now turned into a full-blown non-profit educational resource centre for these special-needs children managed by a group of dedicated parents, teachers and support staff.
Registered with The Registrar Of Society Selangor under the name Persatuan Kebajikan Anak-Anak Istimewa Selangor (ORKIDS) (Ros Registration Number: PPM-029-10-06042012).
ORKIDS programs cater for children with learning disabilities in general and specialised to support children with down syndrome.
ORKIDS aspiration is to ensure our students are prepared towards independence living; with continuous education programs from the age of seven and towards their readiness for vocational education training.
PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP (PSG)
ORKIDS’ parents support group is created to support the family and the centre in any events involving the students and parents/family members. The PSG roles are mainly to provide the following:
- Be the bridge between the centre, teachers and parents
- Support the centre’s initiated events and/or celebrations
- Organise talks/confererences to support the parents, siblings and family members