By Nur Shafizan
GOMBAK, 7 May 2019 – The Jungle School Gombak, Malaysia is searching for volunteers to join their programme at Kampung Batu 12, Gombak.
Jungle School Gombak is a programme conducted by a lecturer from Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED), Asst. Prof. Dr. Norzalifa. This programme has been taken as one of flagship programmes of IIUM.
This is a leadership experiential empowerment programme which uses nature, that is the rainforest, as their venue. Jungle School helps to empower the indigenous people in Gombak to share their cultural knowledge and expertise.
The programmes include survival skills of the Orang Asli (Indigenous people of Peninsular Malaysia), learning about the use of flora and fauna, the basic skills of food searching and the traditional ways of the Orang Asli hut making, camping, awareness of the rainforest sustainability, law of the jungle, preparing food the Orang Asli style, and tree planting programme.
The activities offered by the Jungle School include jungle trekking, food hunting, and learning the culture of the Orang Asli.
Students keen on joining this programme will be given training first before they can join the activities.
Those interested can visit their website at: