Founder of an Orphanage for Children with Mental Disabilities
Everyone can relate being asked the common and dreaded question; “What do you want to be when you grow up?”. Any time I get asked this question upfront, I would tell people that I want to be a nationally known psychologist.
since I was little, I have always had a fascination
people with mental disabilities. I was
interested in the study of human behaviour, often
questioning people’s habits, perceptions and how
they come to be.
also always felt like our country was rather lacking
when it comes to helping those with special mental
needs and a lot of our people do not fully
understand the diﬀerences in many mental
felt guilty seeing children who suﬀer from the
symptoms but end up not getting any treatment or
worse, receiving the wrong treatment due to being
it became a passion and slowly I realised my love
children, especially those who are less
fortunate and deemed unwanted.
what is my dream job actually? I want to open my
very own orphanage that specialises in handling
children with mental disabilities. I would hire a
staﬀ full of caring, kindhearted and patient people
who can help me spread awareness on the importance
of those children, and how they deserve the same
chance at a happy life as every other child. I want
people to see my orphanage and rest easy knowing
that the children under my care are being loved. I
work hard to make that dream a reality.
~ Anom Suraya Binti Muhammad Feisal