The Liveliness of HKSN Peak Event 2022 Brings Smile to I Ketut Marta
BALI (DECEMBER 20, 2022) — The Ministry of Social Affairs held the peak commemoration of National Social Solidarity Day (HKSN) 2022 in Klungkung Regency, Bali Province. The HKSN peak event was synergized with the commemoration of the International Day of Disabilities (HDI).
The HKSN and HDI commemorations were held at Ida Dewa Agung Jambe square, Jl. Untung Suropati, Klungkung Regency, Bali Province carries the theme 'Rising Together to Build the Nation'. Attended directly by the Minister of Social Affairs, Tri Rismaharini, this activity was opened with the agility of a dance performance by children with disabilities.
Their limitations are not a barrier for them to give their best for the Nation and State. This was also conveyed by Risma in her speech. "Even children with disabilities can make our guests enjoy music and dance at the main event, they are also able to perform dances to welcome guests at the UNESCAP event, which means that every creature of God must be given strengths and weaknesses. And they are given an advantage," he said.
On this occasion, "Dharma Guna" Center Bengkulu, which is one of the Ministry of Social Affairs' Technical Implementation Units (UPT) within the Directorate General of Social Rehabilitation, participates in providing optimal services to persons with disabilities, one of which is through the Social Rehabilitation Assistance Service (ATENSI). ATENSI services are provided through direct services. "Dharma Guna" Center Bengkulu distributed ATENSI assistance in Klungkung Regency by providing ATENSI assistance as many as 90 Nutrition and ADL Packages for the Elderly, Children, and Vulnerable Groups, in addition to providing 4 units of wheelchairs and 1 package of entrepreneurial assistance, with total assistance of IDR 127,211,250.
I Ketut Marta, a person with a disability, who has been disabled since birth. This made it difficult for him to walk and talk. He is also obliged to take care of his brother who now can only lie on a bed or be bedridden. They live in a small house on the side of the road and open a grocery shop to meet their daily needs.
"Thank you Ministry of Social Affairs and Dharma Guna Center Bengkulu for helping provide better grocery stores for our daily needs," said Ketut, smiling with emotion while wiping away her tears several times.
The Head of Dharma Guna Bengkulu, Syam Wuryani
said that at this momentum it was hoped that it would foster a sense of cooperation and mutual concern. "As the Minister of Social Affairs said in
her remarks at the peak event, let's awaken a sense of solidarity and cooperation as well as our concern for others and be given equal rights. The
goal is for us to rise together, there is no one higher or lower to be able to
advance this nation," said Yani.