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2nd batch of C4C

2nd batch of C4C

Volunteers Comments
Syana varma Dhoorundhur from Mauritius As am a student of Management and Human Resources Management and very concern with people and their right adding to it, with the disabled people too.  As challenges foundation is an organization that caters for the need of these people I've thought this will be a good platform for me to provide my help and to take back the experience gain.Lesson learned was that however a children or anyone is they have their own problems and difficulties, but for all those disabled children no one will understand their actual pain unless we put ourselves in their shoes and experience that. Even not being like others these children deserve to be treated like everyone and have all the facilities.  In this journey I was able to…
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CARNIVAL 4 INCLUSION 2018

CARNIVAL 4 INCLUSION 2018

Events, Old Posts
PROMOTING INCLUSION THROUGH SPORTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DISABILITY 2018 Join para sportsmen and women at the first ever Carnival 4 Inclusion 2018, which aims to promote parasports to members of the public this coming 9th December 2018 at the Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Malaya. The inaugural event is organised by Challenges Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Malaya to promote parasports to members of the public, also in conjunction with the International Day of Disability 2018 which falls on 3 December 2018. Commenting on this initiative, Ms Mary Chen, Chairman of Challenges Foundation said, “There are still some misconceptions among members of the public that disability sports are less competitive as compared to mainstream sports. The truth is, para athletes train equally…
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Transformers Charity Movie Screening

Transformers Charity Movie Screening

Events, Old Posts
Event Information: Event Name: "Transformers - The Last Knight" Charity Movie ScreeningDate of Event: 24 June 2017 (Saturday)Venue: Hall 9, GSC Nu Sentral TICKET : RM 100.00 & aboveCall Malar on 017-5850 722 to get your tickets now! Payment can be made via the following:  * Payment by bank transfer of RM 100.00 & above per ticket toCHALLENGES FOUNDATION Acc No: 86-0273921-5 (CIMB ISLAMIC) * By cash at Challenges Foundation office at Room 7, Level 1, Bangunan SECITA, 4A, Jalan SS5D/6, Kelana Jaya, 47301, Selangor Secretariat Information: Challenges FoundationAddress: Room 7, Level 1, Bangunan SECITA, 4A, Jalan SS5D/6, Kelana Jaya, 47301, Petaling Jaya, SelangorOffice Hour : 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Mon - Fri) | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm (Sat)Tel / Fax : 03 7887 5747Email : info.challengesfoundation@gmail.com
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Dads Network Father’s Day Programme

Dads Network Father’s Day Programme

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In conjunction with Father's Day, we are organising a Father's Day Talk "A Father's Wish: How Can I Switch On My Child"Our speaker Dr Zainal Ariffin Ahmad will share his observationsof "switching on" in his son with mild ADHD and others underthe Autism Spectrum Disorder DADs Network is Challenges Foundation program to support Fathers Affected by Disability It's free of charge!
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Buddy Run 2016

Buddy Run 2016

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Challenges seeks to create an annual event with International link and Malaysian flavour.Using “Music and Movement”, Buddy Run will be an awesome inclusive day out in Kuala Lumpur;bringing together public and members of the disability community. [su_youtube url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6TSqIJ3zKo"]
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Tandem Cycle 4 Change

Fitness Program, Volunteer
"Get Fit, Get Inclusive" Challenges Tandem Cycle 4 Change Project was initiated in 2014 to make cycling accessible for all including children with disabilities. Our mission is to build a tandem bicycle library to enable special needs children to learn to cycle with support of ride leaders. Activities carried out include Recycle a Bicycle Campaign, Tandem Bicycle Assembly, repair and maintenance programme, ride leaders & volunteer recruitment and training, bicycle lending service and promoting cycling for all campaign. Tandem Cycle 4 Change activities
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Resources

News
According to the Persons with Disabilities Act 2008 'OKU' or 'People with Disabilities' include those who have long term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society. Malaysians with disabilities are registered under these seven categories When a Malaysian with one of these seven categories of disability registers with the Social welfare Department, he is provided with a OKU card which entitles him to the following benefits. OKU is the  Bahasa Melayu acronym for persons with disabilities (Orang Kurang Upaya). OKU Cardholder Benefits Benefits for children with disabilities Learn about the benefits and programmes for  children with disabilities and and how you can get them. Benefits for students with disabilities Learn about the benefits and programmes for …
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Buddy College Programme

Volunteer, Youth Program
"Turning DisabilityAwareness into Action" Buddy College Programme is a college programme which promotes disability advocacy to college students, building awareness with mentoring activities. Over 300 college students were involved in our programme. College buddy programme activities
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