| Malaysia | 3 Dec March 2016 | Asia Samachar |
By Anandpreet Kaur / Photos Shanno Randhawa
As in the past two years, Sikhs from Tanjung Tualang Sikh Settlement brought cheer to about four dozen handicapped residents at a home in Batu Gajah, Perak.
Tanjung Tualang is a small town in the Malaysian state of Perak.
During Diwali in October, the group of Sikhs visited Rumah Kebajikan Kanak Kanak Cacat Negeri Perak. This is their third annual visit to the home.
Most of the 47 residents at the home have multiple disabilities. Some have medical history of epilepsy and down syndrome and are totally dependant on their caregivers. Most of them are slow learners, handicapped and mentally retarded.
“They don’t get much support outside. So, this is the little we can do for them,” said one of the volunteers.
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