Healing and Housing Needy Children


The Children’s Protection Society works to provide for the deprived.

My first visit to the Children’s Protection Society (CPS) earlier this year coincided with a children’s cooking class hosted by G Hotel. The stony silence of the building’s exterior belied the happy chaos within; children, decked in white aprons, gleefully raced past one another, filling the air with chatter and laughter. It was difficult to imagine that these kids had had a tough start in life.

“In Penang, back in the 1990s, there were homes for orphaned children, but there weren’t any for children who were abused or who were found wandering the streets abandoned by their parents,” said Datuk Seri Nazir Ariff, the president of CPS.

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