Pertubuhan Penderma Darah Sarawak
Sarawak Blood Donors Society 砂 朥 越 捐 血 者 福 利 协 会
The Sarawak Blood Donor Society (Persatuan Penderma Darah Sarawak or PPDS), is a registered body, being registered with the Registrar of Society Malaysia on June 19, 1990.
The Organisation formed to promote the interest and welfare of members throughout the state, irrespective on their race, religion, sex or political inclination.
There are well over 50,000 blood donors in the state and it is hoped that many will sign in as members so it can be a body respected and recognized by the general public as a charitable organization.
PPDS is not a profit making organization. The organization derives its funds from members’ subscription, donations and fund-raising activities.
PPDS will also negotiate with public and private sectors for the granting of special privileges to its members as their token of appreciation for what its members contribute to the community and as an incentives for them to continue to be blood donors.
The overall objective of PPDS is to unite all blood donors for their social and welfare interests while contributing toward a more conscious and civic minded citizens of the nation, its specific objectives are to:
The absolute power of the organization rests with the General Assembly which normally holds a meeting every year. However, the day-to-day business is run by the Working Committee which is elected by the General Assembly. The Working Committee is headed by a Chairman, assisted by a Deputy. Other members of the Working Committee are the Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and 5 ordinary members. All members of the Working Committee must have donated not less that 3 times.
Membership of the organization is open to all persons who have donated blood and are classified as follows: