Background of Rumah Hope
A sanctuary for abused, neglected and under-privileged children.
Rumah Hope was started in 1994 as a social ministry of Good Hope Lutheran Church, ELCM in aid of 5 needy children and as a sanctuary for abused, neglected and under-privileged children between the ages of 5-17. The Home relies solely on public funding to maintain itself.
After 4 years, the Home moved from an old rented bungalow in Old Klang Road to a new purpose built home, Rumah Hope 1 on the large grounds of Good Hope Lutheran Church in Paramount Garden , PJ. The construction of the home was possible thanks to generous contributions in cash and kind namely from Evangelical Lutheran Church Malaysia , Khalid Aluminium Industries Sdn Bhd, NGO’s the general public and various corporate bodies. Rumah Hope 2, a second block was opened on 10th October 2006 on the same church grounds. Rumah Hope 1 and Rumah Hope 2 will be able to house a maximum of 70 children. The Home is registered with Registrar of Societies is also registered with the Selangor Welfare Council and it has been granted Tax Exemption status by the Ministry of Finance.