Photo of wheelchair tennis player in action

Take part in Wheelchair tennis at Dec 9 Carnival 4 Inclusion 2018

Wheelchair tennis is one of the forms of tennis adapted for wheelchair users. In wheelchair tennis as compared to pedestrian tennis, he size of the court, net height, rackets, are the same. The main differences are the athletes use specially designed wheelchairs, and the ball may bounce up to two times, where the second bounce may also occur outside the court. Wheelchair Tennis Malaysia was estalished in 1998 as the Association to develop national and international athletes in competitive wheelchair tennis. The athletes are from Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Perak,Negeri Sembilan,Melaka and Penang have competed and won medals at Asian and … Continued

Carnival 4 Inclusion 2018 poster

UNITY THROUGH INCLUSIVE SPORTS

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, … Continued

RHYTHM OF A 1000 COLOURS

KI INTERNATIONAL DEAF ARTIST EXHIBITION 2018 launched in Kuala Lumpur   Maybank Foundation launched the International Deaf Artist Exhibition 2018 at Balai Seni, Menara Maybank on September 24, 2018. Being the first international deaf artist exhibition held in Kuala Lumpur, it showcase the diversity of culture, tradition and heritage.  This is a gathering of talented deaf artists from around the world such as Korea, Vietnam, India, France, Italy, Russia and Malaysia. ‘Rentak Seribu Warna’ (Rhythm Of A 1000 Colours) has been carefully selected as the theme to portray interpretations of life, people, culture and local sceneries from various countries.  This … Continued

Join us for a good cause and watch Tom Cruise in Action

Charity Movie Screening   Event Information:   Event Name: “Mission Impossible 6: FALLOUT” Date of Event: 28 July 20178(Saturday) Venue: GSC Nu Sentral Time: 2pm TICKET : RM 100.00 & above Call 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 to CHALLENGES 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 Foundation Address: Room 7, Level 1, … Continued

Challenges Foundation Important Mission made possible through Mission: Impossible 6

  Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible franchise is akin to the fine wine of action series; it only gets better with age. It has been over two decades since we first saw Ethan Hunt drop down into the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, and each of the five Mission: Impossible films has brought something entirely new and endlessly exciting to the table.   On the 28th of July 2018, Challenges Foundation will be organising the Charity Movie Screening  of Mission: Impossible 6 to enable us to carry out our important mission of correcting inequalities towards a more inclusive society  through our disability  advocacy programmes..   … Continued

15th Asian Society for Adapted Physical Education and Exercise Symposium

By Selina Khoo     The Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Malaya will be hosting the 15th Asian Society for Adapted Physical Education and Exercise Symposium from 11-13 July 2018. It is an opportunity to bring together disability sport experts from the region. As this will be the first time that such a conference will be held in Malaysia, it would serve as an impetus to further develop the area in the country. By bringing together community sports and elite sports organisations, the symposium would serve as a platform to promote disability sport. This biennial symposium has … Continued

TO MY SPECIAL MOM

VISHA & MOM   “The bond between mothers and their children is one defined by love. As a mother’s prayers for their children are unending, so are the wisdom, grace and strength they provide to their children.” –  President George W. Bush   Challenges Media caught up with Vishalatchi Arunagiri (Visha as her mum would fondly call her) as she was more than eager to be interviewed after a long procrastination.  Joy P. met up with Visha together with her mum, Mala Davi who had  returned to Malaysia recently.   Visha was confident and very frank in her sharing with … Continued

LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort celebrates LEGO Star Wars Days 2018

    By Dhivyan Silvaraj   LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort celebrates LEGO® Star Wars™ Days 2018 with a media preview at its Stars War Miniland recently. The Star Wars™ days is an annual event at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort  Star Wars Miniland Model Display which is the only one of its kind in Asia.   One of the attractions this year is the biggest and largest Lego Star Wars Speed Build Challenge in Asia. The daily winners of the Speed Build challenge will win limited edition LEGO Star Wars products and they will stand a chance of winning the highly-coveted LEGO Star Wars … Continued

LAUNCH OF BIOFLOR IN MALAYSIA TO KEEP YOUR GUT HEALTHY

By Dhivyan Silvaraj   Kuala Lumpur 6 April, 2018:  Servier (Malaysia)  launched new probiotic drug with a media preview  ahead of the World Digestive Health Day on 29th May 2018. The event served as a timely reminder to Malaysians on the importance of maintaining digestive health with the use of effective probiotics. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 1.8 million people die every year due to diarrhea-related diseases, out of which 90% are children who are less than five years of age.   The event kicked  off with a speech by Dr. Alan Wong, the Product Manager of  Servier (Malaysia). Associate Professor Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Consultant Physician … Continued

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018   The World Autism Awareness Day which falls on April 2nd every year is an internationally recognized day to take measures to raise acceptance about people with autism throughout the world. The World Autism Awareness day also aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism and others living with autism face every day.   Although today marks the 11th World Autism Awareness Day, which was initially introduced back in the year 2007, the world community is still having a low level of knowledge on autism. Did you know that autism affects … Continued