Rumah Aman ("Peaceful Home" in Malay) is an orphanage providing a caring and loving home for children that are orphaned or from very poor or destitute families in Malaysia. At present there are 40 children ranging in age from 5 to 13 with a plan to accept a further 50 children by 2014.
Rumah Aman provides not only a shelter, but a home and schooling that is above national standards of education. Through this, Rumah Aman hopes to break the cycle of reliance and give the best opportunites to our children so they become caring global citizens.
Rumah Aman (Shah Alam) is a foundation which is a non-profit and a non-political charity organisation set up to provide assistance and support to orphans and children from the poor and destitute families and, on a case to case basis for those in need and helpless.
Presently it manages the Rumah Aman Orphanage and Welfare Home which is a registered body with the Welfare Department of Malaysia since March 2006. It operates the orphanage through donations, zakat and sadaqa lillah entrusted by public.
The amount of financial contributions and donations can be applicable for tax exemption by the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia.
The foundation is also affiliated with Our Home : Rumah Aman, a charity organisation registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the year 2004. The charity number is 1102689.