Ponijo: Nourishment Warrior for Very poor Children

Being with a disability and only doing work providing newspapers and chamois did not make Ponijo even worse off. In actuality he has completed much far more than most men and women have.

Since 2017, Ponijo has routinely distributed system milk, particularly powdered milk to underprivileged youngsters in the Bantul region, Yogyakarta. There are many orphanages that he usually visits once a 7 days.

Everything he does is to assist the dietary consumption of bad youngsters.

“As a guardian, I really feel touched to see children like that. I handle them like my own small children. I was born to experience the journey of my life like this,” said Ponijo when he was a visitor star of Kick Andy’s episode of Heroes of Household Development which aired tonight on Metro Television.

The unhappiness of the male from Bantul, Yogyakarta, is relevant to his incapacity, which has deepened mainly because of what transpired to his two kids. Her very first kid experienced from a bone problem and only survived to the age of a year.

The 2nd little one also endured from bending of the bone so that he also had to use a wheelchair like himself. His heart was racing not to want other tiny kids to be stunted, particularly with bone difficulties.

Ponijo has expert problems in carrying out functions due to a disability due to the fact birth. “I failed to go to junior significant faculty due to the fact I did not want to trouble my pals for the reason that they experienced to be carried,” stated the guy who was born to parents who labored as farmers relating to his instruction.

Right after living for five decades at a basis in Yogyakarta, in 2008, he married a non-disabled female.

Regardless of being constrained, Ponijo’s spouse supports her husband’s willpower to assist weak young children. From promoting newspapers and chamois from morning to night, Ponijo only will get a income of 1 thousand rupiah for each fruit.

“A working day, Rp. 50,000 for newspapers and Rp. 50,000 for chamois. 50 thousand rupiahs for food items and 50 thousand rupiahs to aid the youngsters once again,” he discussed.

A variety of get-togethers

Ponijo stated that assistance also came from learners who supported the superior movement. In addition, he was also assisted by the Yogyakarta Hafara Basis which is engaged in social and humanitarian fields.

A volunteer for the Hafara Foundation, Wahyu Hartarto, explained that Ponijo experienced regarded this basis considering the fact that the 2000s. “About after a thirty day period Pak Ponijo goes around sharing, commonly milk, basic requirements and greens. Mr. Ponijo, if the cash has been gathered, quickly call Hafara to talk to for searching for the kid’s wants,” mentioned Wahyu.

In this Kick Andy event, Frisian Flag Indonesia supports Ponijo’s actions of kindness. Frisian Flag Indonesia (FFI), which was represented by Advertising Director of Frisian Flag Indonesia, Felicia Julian, offered help in offering milk powder for one 12 months to assist Ponijo’s fantastic activities. FFI also supports Ponijo’s mobility by furnishing a new wheelchair for Ponijo.

“Surely this is an instance of a hero of household development due to the fact the contribution is modest, but it has a large amount of impression on other men and women. It doesn’t only have an impression on households, but also other persons with disabilities who can come to feel this aid and extra and additional people are obtaining more support from Pak Ponijo,” concluded Felicia. (M-1)