I would like to, first of all, take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers, donors, sponsors who have partnered selflessly with us to give our children a better life.
Your monetary donations and services in kind are much appreciated. We will not be where we are without your continuous generous support. I also would like to thank our team of dedicated staff for their hard work and commitment to serve the children and help them grow to become wholesome adults.
During my 20 years of service in Yayasan Sunbeams Home
I have seen the children’s lives change for the better in terms of their character and they are more confident of themselves. They also know they can have achievable dreams and goals if they work at it. Most of our older children who have left the home are gainfully employed and independent.
This gives me much joy and fulfilment and indeed our labour has not been in vain.
we will continue to help as many displaced children in our community as our capacity allows, to give them hope for a better future. I also look forward to more committed volunteers to come help us teach and nurture these children to become caring and good citizens of the nation.
Apart from the children, my biggest concern is the group of a very devoted team of people who are working in the Home. People are quick to donate food, books, anything related to the children. However, we always have problems paying salaries and wages. Many of them have already accepted below market rates but a few years ago, they had to take a 20% pay cut which we have no ability to reinstate.
During the pandemic of COVID-19, we have no money to pay them. Still many stayed on because of their love and devotion to the Home and the children.
Your donation will ensure that these kind souls find a way to support their own families and continue to play their important roles in Sunbeams Home.
To God be the Glory always.
Pastor Victor Maniam