Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Hola! I've got a tumblr! A platform where I'll post mostly of my self-claimed/or you might think it is 艺术照 artsy photos, instagram photos, and reblogging photos/videos I like. ALL IN. I realized I just couldn't organize my pictures properly but I'm very eager to share my pretty pictures before deleting them. However, I don't want to spam my insta friends! Haha, i know posting too many pictures can be boring(or annoying?) to you all sometimes. But, can't help the fact that I pretty enjoy editing photos even if it's just a glass of teh tarik *insert sarcasm* My friends always go 'Amelia, your face is not even in the food/pancake/tehtarik......' tsktsk. Hence, I came up with amelia's chapalang recently, where I can share anything and everything, be it rubbish or useless one :p I'll be using my tumblr when I'm lazy to brainstorm.................. for the caption. I know right, what a good idea! *smirks*

Well, you know, just in case u want to stalk me. teehee 

Monday, March 11, 2013

Time to Give Back: Penang Shan Children's Home Association

Penang Shan Children's Home (PSCH) Association was the third home we visited. It's quite hard to locate without guide. Around 5-10 minutes walk just behind the cemetery.

Well, PSCH began as a dream and initiative of Dr. S Balakrishnan in the year 2005. This is a non-religious and a non-profit, non-governmental organisation catering to the needs of orphans, neglected children, dysfunctional families and single parents. The home was built and officially launched on 14th December 2008 by Madam Chan Siew Har.

PSCH mission is to maximize the attractive opportunities that are stored in the children; to make something happen; to change the ways that things are and to create something that no one else has ever created before for the children, to explore for opportunities; to provide guidance and course correction; maintaining focus on being consistent and persistent.

The objective are both short and on a long term. The short term objective is to provide all the children with a safe and supportive environment while the long term development includes the options that are available for the child's future supporting them to complete the tertiary education preferably to University level.

Distributing food and beverages to them as usual :)

How to help them?

1. Adopt-A-Child Program

The average monthly expenditure per child amounts to RM400. This includes lodging, education, meals, transportation and pocket money.
Interested members of the public can contact the home.

2. Donation

The home solely depends on donation to meet the relatively high running cost. They would be very grateful members of the public or private companies can step forward to contribute a one-off or monthly fixed donation.
Interested entity can contact the home.

Was sort of a different(as in not wasted) yet fruitful Sunday cuz we have met a bunch of friendly and nice people and also a team of professional photographers! Besides, doing charity :D

P/s: They loved my fish-eye lens. And seriously, I don't mind to barter with theirs. lol
P/p/s: Didn't bring my dslr that day, which explains the post-processed photos. :p  

More info:

Penang Shan Children’s Home Association

679-D, Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Pulau Pinang
tel: +604 2292186 / +6016 4127711
fax: +604 2292186
email: shanchildrenhomepg@yahoo.com

Special credits to:
NinetologySubway Suntech, Subway iAvenue & Subway Leith Street
Chatime Malaysia
Langkawi Saga Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd
Alextan Artworks
Crowdpot Sdn Bhd

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Time to Give Back: Children's Protection Society

Continuation from the previous post , here we come to the second home which is The Children's Protection Society. It began as an initiative of Dato' Nazir Ariff when he was President of the Rotary Club in Penang (1991). It is a non-profit, non-governmental organization catering to the needs of neglected and/or abandoned children in Penang. It was officially launched in April 1992 by Puan Sri Chua Kah Peng.

Part of where they live.

The study room.

Le kids whom just got home happily from their Sunday's outdoor activity. 

30 minutes of press conference.  

The objectives of CPS are both immediate and longer-term. The immediate one is to provide children at risk with a safe, supportive and conducive environment. At the same time, CPS aims to work with parents and other family members, so that the child can eventually reunited with his/her family. 

Token of appreciation to YB Tuan Phee Boon Poh for joining us in our children home visit. His speech was indeed an inspiring one :)

Well, wonder how you could help them? Here are some ways you could look into:

1. Become a Volunteer:

Learning and Tuition is always needed – many of our children have missed a substantial amount of school due to their backgrounds, and often find it difficult to catch up with school work. If you are prepared for the extra challenges which many of our children face, and are prepared to commit a regular time a week (can be anything from an hour up).

2. Sponsor-A-Child Program: 

Talk to any of our staff if you are interested to sponsor a child.

3. Donation

If you want to make a financial donation, please send cheques (payable to Children’s Protection Society Pulau Pinang) to CPS at 118-A Jalan Scotland, 10450 Penang. CPS is a registered charity home with the Welfare Department so donations will be tax-exempt.

4. Sponsoring an Activity or Outing:

CPS organizes many activities for the children, staff and volunteers. We welcome sponsorship of specific activities. Give us a call if you have any ideas of your own, or would like to hear from us on what sort of activities you could sponsor.

For more info:

Children’s Protection Society Pulau Pinang

118-A Jalan Scotland, 10450 Penang, Malaysia

Tel: 04-8294046

Fax: 04-8294046

Email: cpspg@hotmail.com

Special credits to:


Subway Suntech, Subway iAvenue & Subway Leith Street

Chatime Malaysia

Langkawi Saga Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd

Alextan Artworks
Crowdpot Sdn Bhd

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Time to Give Back: The Ramakrishna Ashrama

It was right before CNY, Responsible Blogging 2013 together with the sponsors Subway Suntech, Subway iAvenue & Subway Leith Street, Chatime and Ninetolgy Malaysia, had organized an orphanages visit for the bloggers and people out there to contribute back to the community. I'm glad to be able to participate myself in sucha meaningful event.

Apart from the sponsored food and drinks, all the participants are welcomed to donate their own stuff too.

Got ready to visit the first home! :D

Tagged ma non/ex/invisible-blogger friends along too, to do something good! :D

First home: The Ramakrishna Ashrama

Everyone of them are given Subway Sandwich and Chatime.

The Ramakrishna Ashrama is an orphanage, which is a charitable organization founded in 1938 under hte inspiration and guidance of His Holiness Swami Bhaswarananda Maharaj who was then stationed at The Ramakrishna Mission Singapore.

Apart from spiritual activities, the Ashrama runs an Orphanage catering for both boys and girls, ages ranging from 6 to 20 years old. The orphanage admits orphanaged children who are poor and needy. The children in the home are given proper education and are well-cared for so that they will grow up to contribute back to the society.
Well said, no? lol.

I am always grateful and contented of every chances that had or have been given to me. I believe everyone deserves a chance and the orphans do, too! So, help them, would ya? :)

1. Sponsoring a Child Program:

The estimated cost to support a child at Ramakrishna Ashrama RM1,500 per annum. The breakdown cost is as follows.
Education: RM500
Food: RM600
Maintenance: RM300
Miscellaneous: RM100

2. Donation:

Donation to The Ramakrishna can be done only via CIMB Cares (www.cimbclicks.com.my)

3. Orphan Admission:

A child with either no parents or with a single parent who supports the child can be admitted to the Ashrama under the following circumstances:
- He/She is from age 6 and above.
- The parent or relatives has no means of supporting the child.
- The child has been mistreated or abused.
(Referred by the Jabatan Kebajikan Negeri or community leaders)

For more info:

The Ramakrishna Ashrama

No 37, Jalan Scotland, 10450 Pulau Pinang
Tel: 04-2270869
Fax: 04-2278921
Email: ramkorp@hotmail.com

Special credits to:

Subway Suntech, Subway iAvenue & Subway Leith Street
Chatime Malaysia
Langkawi Saga Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd
Alextan Artworks
Crowdpot Sdn Bhd