Terima Kasih IBU: Be Part of Special Olympics Great Movement by P&G and Mydin

(L-R) Datuk Muhammad Feisol Hassan, President of Special Olympics Malaysia; Ms. Ellie Xie, Country CEO of P&G Malaysia and Singapore; Dehveyann a/l Soma Sundharem Kumar, swimmer; Zaim Abu Hirzan Bin Zaidan, bowler; YBhg. Datuk Wira (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali Bin Mydin; Managing Director of Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd; Datin Wira (Dr.) Hajah Siti Hawa and Ms. Julia Koh Bee Choo, Senior Manager, Client Service Group, Media Prima Berhad

I feel proud for all the special children achievement in sport. The smile on their faces when competing and the pride beaming from them when they receive recognition for their achievement is truly priceless. 

Terima Kasih IBU di atas Sokongan Kejayaan Saya is a special movement for Special Olympics athletes. P&G and MYDIN rolling out a fundraising campaign to support our national athletes’ participation in the 1st Asia Pacific Special Olympics Games in Newcastle, Australia. 

Bowler, Zaim Abu Hirzan Bin Zaidan and Swimmer, Dehveyann a/l Soma Sundharem Kumar 

Swimmer Dehveyann a/l Soma Sundharem Kumar and bowler Zaim Abu Hirzan Bin Zaidan
sharing their excitement about being part of Special Olympics sports

Everyone deserves a chance at a happy and purposeful life. Yet, people with intellectual disabilities face doubt, barriers, and low expectations. For many children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics is the only place where they feel like champions. The ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to offer people with intellectual disabilities a fair opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills and talents through sports training and competition – Datuk Muhammad Feisol Hassan, President of Special Olympics Malaysia (SOM).

Passionate in advocating a worthy cause, professional tenpin bowler Shalin Zulkifli, badminton coach Mohamad Razif Mohd Sidek and former national football player Datuk Santokh Singh too making appearance at the launch. (L-R) Datuk Muhammad Feisol Hassan, President of Special Olympics Malaysia; Mohamad Razif Mohd Sidek; Ms. Ellie Xie, Country CEO of P&G Malaysia and Singapore; Shalin Zuklifi; YBhg. Datuk Wira (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali Bin Mydin; Managing Director of Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd; Datin Wira (Dr.) Hajah Siti Hawa; Datuk Santokh Singh and Ms. Julia Koh Bee Choo, Senior Manager, Client Service Group, Media Prima Berhad

14 year old Dehveyann was born with Down syndrome, a condition typically associated with delay in cognitive ability and physical growth, however this strong – willed boy is proving to all that the only limitation in anyone is the limit they set on themselves and for Dehveyann, the sky seems to be the limit. A confident swimmer and a hardworking athlete, Dehveyann is given a chance to represent Malaysia in the 1st Asia Pacific Special Olympics Games in Australia.


Professional tenpin bowler Shalin Zuklifi was happy to pledge her commitment to
support the special athlete bowlers with a motivational sports clinic to help
in their preparation for the big game

P&G through its CSR programme, Open Minds, has touched the lives of more than 10,000 children with learning disabilities to date. Through a two-month nationwide partnership campaign, P&G and MYDIN aim to raise funds in support of our national athletes’ participation in the 1st Asia Pacific Special Olympics Games in Newcastle, Australia.

Be part of Special Olympics great movement to help improve the lives 
of people with intellectual disabilities through the



Starting from today until 15 April 2013, we can help reach out to the special athletes by just spending a minimum of RM 10 on P&G range of products at participating MYDIN store. The campaign raises funds from sales of designated P&G products like Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Rejoice, Herbal Essences, Olay, Gillette, Oral-B, Downy, Ambi-Pur, Whisper, Febreze, Bonux, Dynamo and Fab. Your generosity enables Special Olympics to provide sports training, competitions, and programs that benefit athletes, their families and their communities. 

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