Paramita Center and Commission VIII DPR RI Distribute ATENSI Aid to 170 Persons with Disabilities of Sembalun
EAST LOMBOK (October 17, 2022) - The Ministry of Social Affairs through the Paramita Center Mataram together with a member of the House of Representatives (DPR RI) Commission VIII, Nanang Samodra, distributed aid to 170 Persons with Disabilities in Sembalun District, East Lombok Regency.
Located in the Sembalun District Office Hall, the working visit of the Commission VIII DPR RI started at 09:30 am and started with the singing of the anthem Indonesia Raya which was sung by all participants.
Then the activity continued with a speech delivered by Sembalun District, represented by the Secretary of Sembalun District Head, Halid S.H. He said, "It is an honor for us to have guests from the House who come from Jakarta and also representatives from MoSA who will help our residents, our brothers, and sisters. We are very grateful for the visit and the extraordinary attention to the residents that can be said to be in a remote area," he said.
Furthermore, the Head of the Paramita Center also conveyed a message, "The Paramita Center is a Technical Implementing Unit of MoSA that handles various Social Welfare Service Recipients (PPKS), apart from persons with disabilities, we also handle Children Needing Special Protection (AMPK), Children in Conflict with the Law (ABH ), We handle neglected babies and various other PPKS. Besides East Lombok, we handle 10 regencies/cities in West Nusa Tenggara Province and 2 regencies in East Nusa Tenggara Province, namely West Sumbawa and Southwest Sumba.”
Sudirman added, “The assistance we are currently providing is in the form of nutrition, wheelchairs, adaptive crutches, water sensor accessibility aids, and hearing aids. This is part of our effort to help you all and to be part of the presence of the state to all Indonesian citizens in need,” he said.
Nanang Samodra in his speech said, "The Minister of Social Affairs, Tri Rismaharini has a very high concern to help our brothers/sisters with disabilities. Therefore, I immediately contacted the Head of Paramita Center and all village heads in Sembalun District to provide data on persons with disabilities and ensure that they deserve to get assistance from the government through MoSA, in this case, Paramita Center", said Nanang.