Today, the world is focusing on people with Down Syndrome. March 21 is celebrated as World Down Syndrome Day. Coinciding with that, the Child Love Foundation on Thursday, March 21, 2019, visited Komang Ayu Pramesti, who is currently 11 years old, suffering from Down Syndrome.
World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated in every 21th March. The purpose of celebrating it is to increase public awareness and create a single global voice for the advocacy of rights, inclusion, and the well-being of people with this disorder.Although born with mental retardation, it does not mean that it is a differentiator between us.
Childhood is a period that greatly determines one's development when they become adults later. But it is unfortunate, in this period, oftenly health problems found that it can often inhibit the growth and development of the child, even resulting in death at the age of those who are still very young.
Last Sunday (17/03), Indonesia was afflicted with grief. This flood hit 9 villages in Sentani sub-district, Jayapura, Papua, including Kelurahan Barnabas Marweri, Piter Pangkatana, Kristian Pangakatan, Didimus Pangkatana, Andi Pangkatana, Yonasmanuri, Yulianus Pangkatana, Nelson Pangkatan, and Nesmanuri.It has caused many casualties and damage.