Tuesday, 13 April 2021 | 12:02 WIB

Social Affairs Minister Attends Inauguration of ATENSI Centre in Temanggung

Social Affairs Minister Attends Inauguration of ATENSI Centre in Temanggung (kemsos)

TEMANGGUNG, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Tri Rismaharini has attended the inauguration of Kartini ATENSI Centre in Temanggung. This is her second step after the Bekasi ATENSI Centre was previously inaugurated by Indonesian Vice President Ma’ruf Amin.

The Social Affairs Ministry, through the Temanggung Kartini Social Rehabilitation of People with Intellectual Disabilities Centre (BBRSPDI), provides social rehabilitation services and realizes economic independence.

Through the ATENSI Centre, Temanggung BBRSPDI provides social-psychological assistance, vocational training, and entrepreneurship mentoring, as stated in the written statement from the Public Relations of the Social Affairs Ministry to Netralnews on Friday (03/05/2021).

In addition, people with intellectual disabilities also obtain mentoring and strengthening for entrepreneurship activities through café business, gallery, laundry, and grocery store businesses.

In the ATENSI Centre, the products made by people with disabilities can be widely promoted and sold to the wider public. People with disabilities are empowered so that they can fulfil and do their roles as citizens in a society.

Moreover, there are 30 units of products made by people with disabilities from Peduli Shelter Workshop in 23 districts. Their products are also promoted and sold through Kartini ATENSI Gallery.