The year 2016 hopes to see another breakthrough for Seck Kia Eenh. With constant reminder and reflection on the topic of Metta by Venerable Mahinda, the idea of starting the SKE Suvarnamitra Care Circle (SKE SCC)was first proposed and approved by the SKE Board of Management in 2015. It was not until towards the end of last year that serious attention was given to the formation of the project. Behind the driving force in non other than Most Venerable Mahinda who specially made a trip to SKE on 10, January 2016 to talk to the SKE members and the devotees on the objectives and significant of such a project.
Suvarna is for gold and mitra is for friend. Thus Suvarnamitra refers to golden friends!
The general framework of SKE SCC will comprised of the Catalyst and the Clusters. The Catalyst will consist of the coordinators of the various clusters. A total of 9 clusters have been created based on geographical location and road routes to Seck Kia Eenh.
The nine clusters are : Klebang, Cheng, Batu Berendam, Bukit Beruang, Ayer Keroh, Bukit Katil, Bukit Baru, Duyong, Ujong Pasir and Bandar Hilir.
The main objectives of SKE SCC is provide care and support to the members of SKE who are sick and elderly.
For a start, the SKE SCC will help SKE to mobilize the members by looking into the data base of those staying in the respective clusters, identify and recruit volunteers, identify suvarnamitras in the respective cluster and draw up plan and look into logistic to keep the cluster dynamic and sustainable.
1. Monthly home visits, cheering up and fellowship
2. Provide transport to attend temple activities, especially on Sundays
3. Conduct religious activities like simple and short walking and sitting meditation
4. Provide transport to doctors and the grocers
5. Regular contact through whatapps, internet and the handphone
6. Visit the sick at home or the hospital
– comprises the core members as coordinators
– two members from the catalyst to coordinate one cluster
– each cluster can have certain number of volunteers
– if cluster is too big, can form sub-clusters
– for a start, nine clusters are indentified
– identify at least five elders in the each cluster
– recruit volunteers to help out
Please call SKE office at 06-2837440 for more information.