HISTORY

ABOUT PR.JACOP DAVID

 

Early education in Gopeng , Kampar, Teluk Intan and finally finished his high school in Klang. Received Diploma in Worker's Institute of Mechanical Engineering. Worked in Inchape, Petaling Jaya as a technician. In 1982 - 1984 graduated with Diploma in Theology from Malaysian Tamil Bible Institute. Married to Bridget and have 4 children. Since then worked in Social concern in Lumut Damar Laut, Pantai Remise in Perak. Later in 1988 -1989, worked in MTBI as a Business Manager. From 1990 - 1993 worked in Rumah Faith in Kajang as an Administrator cum supervisor. Attended a short term course in New Zealand a foster home studies in care giving Foster Home. After returning to Malaysia, in December 1993, he foundered Shepherd's Centre Foundation as a foster Home together with his wife Bridget and with his 8 children. In 1994 the number of children increase to 18, then in 1996 the number elevated to 40 children and continue to grow to 78 children in 1997. Year 2000 the home began to expand further catering to 100 children. Since then the home maintain their care to 100 children. In this 17 years of operation, approximately 350 children has been fostered either in long term or in short term. Currently, the home is sheltering 87 children. Shepherd's Centre Foundation has catered to boys and girls and also to senior citizen (till 2009). Shepherd's Centre Foundation has established number of homes and they are Boy's Home 1 & 2, Girls Home, Home for nursery, Home for school drop outs children which we called it as School Dropouts Centre. The home also established carpentary workshop, simple welding skills, Agriculture and Aguaculture. The purpose for these training centre's are to train these boys for skill training and later directing them to a reputable skill training institution to further educate them in their skills. Currently, the home's project is to set-up an education Centre with Home Schooling Programes. The home also took care 17 elderly senior citizen who are homeless and destitute. Mr. Jacop and his wife had the priviledge of seeing their home children going to nursery right up to graduate in a reputable universities.