Wheelchair for Riky from East Halmahera

Wheelchair for Riky from East Halmahera
Writer :
Humas Sentra 'Wasana Bahagia' di Ternate
Editor :
David Myoga
Translator :
Karlina Irsalyana

TERNATE (September 16, 2022) — MoSA through Wasana Bahagia Center in Ternate handed over Social Rehabilitation Assistance (ATENSI) to 50 beneficiaries in East Halmahera Regency, North Maluku Province.


ATENSI handed over to beneficiaries includes wheelchairs for 2 persons with physical disabilities, adaptive canes for 10 persons with visual disabilities, and additional nutrition for 50 elderly.


One of the beneficiaries of ATENSI is Riky (14) who has had a physical disability since childhood. According to Riky's mother, he often had a fever with stiffness at the age of three months.


"Until now Riky has not been able to talk, every day he can only eat porridge".


For the wheelchair that her son received, Ani thanked MoSA. "Thank God, Riky already has a wheelchair for sunbathing."


On this occasion the Head of the East Halmahera Regency Social Office, Nurain Komdan expressed his gratitude to MoSA for the assistance received by the beneficiaries.


"We hope that this ATENSI program can continue to be implemented in East Halmahera Regency and we are also committed to updating the data on beneficiaries who need further treatment," said Nurain.

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