Ipoh, 8 April 2017 – Majlis Agama Islam dan ‘AdatMelayu Perak (MAIPk) has collaborated with Pusat Pintar Sains dan Matematik (PPSM) and Kesatuan Pelajar-Pelajar Islam Perak (KPIP) to launch a programme called “Pintar Akademik Wakaf Ilmu Mumtaz”.
The ceremony was graced by Mr Suhaimi bin Yusof, General Manager of Mal & Waqf Management and Development, MAIPk. Tuan Haji Abdul Rahman Najib bin Haji Mohd Noor, CEO of PPSM was also present at the event. Mr. Suhaimi, in his speech, mentioned that MAIPk has contributed RM20,000.00 as a one-off contribution to this programme, which is one of the designated programs under Waqaf Perak Ar-Ridzuan (WPAR).
The programme has already started on February 4, 2017 with 37 students attending revision classes on Saturdays and Sundays as preparation for the upcoming PT3 exam. The classes will be continued until the end of this year. The students were chosen from single-parent and unaffordable families in schools around Ipoh.
Pintar Akademik Wakaf Ilmu Mumtaz programme has been structured as a tutoring programme to enhance student’s excellence in academic through learning programme outside school hours. It is also has become a medium to empowering teaching and learning process for both teachers and student. In addition to the academic classes, students will be exposed to a few other modules such as Solat Dhuha, Educational Seminars, and Motivational Programs to boost their self-identity.