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Social Affairs Minister Distributes ATENSI Social Aid to 382 Recipients in Palangka Raya

Thursday, 25-November-2021 09:00

Social Affairs Minister Distributes ATENSI Social Aid to 382 Recipients in Palangka Raya
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Social Affairs Minister Distributes ATENSI Social Aid to 382 Recipients in Palangka Raya
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PALANGKA RAYA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Tri Rismaharini has distributed Social Rehabilitation Assistance (ATENSI) aid to 382 Beneficiary Recipients (PM) in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan.

The total ATENSI assistance of IDR851,848,500 was symbolically handed over by the Minister of Social Affairs at the Sanaman Mantikei Sports Center, Palangka Raya.

ATENSI assistance was given to 382 recipients, which included savings assistance for 31 orphans, accessibility assistance for 26 persons with disabilities, and basic needs assistance for 325 elderly people.

Here, the Minister of Social Affairs distributed food and toys to children. On this occasion, the Minister of Social Affairs motivated the children of the beneficiaries not to give up easily with the circumstances they face.

"What is most memorable is not because you are smart and rich, but willingness. Willpower is the key. There should be no surrender because we pay attention to you. From now on you say I can do it," said the Minister of Social Affairs, on Wednesday (11/24/2021).

Tri Rismaharini, also known as Risma, said that each beneficiary child will receive assistance of IDR200,000.

She said the savings can be used for school fees. "You can't quit school. It's for your school fees," he said.

Nuraini (15), a student of SMK 3 Palangkaraya said she was happy to receive ATENSI assistance from the Ministry of Social Affairs.

After the death of her parents, the girl who dreams of becoming a designer lives with her sister.

"I will use this aid for school fees. Thank you, Mrs. Social Minister", he said.

Rohaimi said the same thing. The man from Kapuas received wheelchair assistance worth Rp. 1,650,000.

"Alhamdulillah (thank God), I can use this assistance as capital for trading," said the father of two children who sell tempeh and banana chips daily.

Before meeting with orphans, orphans and orphans, the Minister of Social Affairs visited the flood victims in the same complex. The Minister of Social Affairs checked the condition of the flood survivors and asked what their needs were that they felt were lacking.

Here, the Minister of Social Affairs also distributed basic necessities, food and toys to children. The Minister of Social Affairs also seemed happy by playing and singing with the children to the accompaniment of songs.

The Minister of Social Affairs also gave prizes to children who could guess the questions given. To the children, the Minister of Social Affairs advised them to study hard and not forget to pray.

"If you want to achieve high goals, you have to study and don't forget to pray," said the Minister of Social Affairs.

The meeting with the children is part of a series of visits by the Minister of Social Affairs in responding to the impact of floods in Central Kalimantan.

To regional leaders, the Minister of Social Affairs advised not to be careless. The Minister of Social Affairs reminded regional heads to be vigilant, even though the current flood in Central Kalimantan has receded.

Also present at the handover of ATENSI assistance were, among others, Member of Commission VIII DPR RI, H. Iwan Kurniawan, Deputy Chairman of Committee III DPD RI, H.M Rahman and Deputy Governor of Central Kalimantan Edy Pratowo and other invitees.

Reporter : turkhan
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