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Ramakrishna, Rotary Help Sukendra, 71

Ramakrishna, Rotary Help Sukendra, 71
Rama Krishna Mission President Swami Tadananda (third from left, Orange robe) and his team with a wheelchair to be given to Sukendra, 71 of Kerebula (front-sitting) at the Missions Medical Centre in Nadi on July 17, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia
July 19
10:00 2018

It is part of their social obligation to carry out charitable, humanitarian activities and play an active role in Fiji.

 

Seventy-one-year old Sukendra of Kerebula, Nadi, was one of the 32 recipients who received a wheelchair through the Ramakrishna Mission and Rotary Club Brisbane on Tuesday.

Mr Sukendra, who is a stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure patient, was overwhelmed when he finally received a wheelchair that would assist him with his movements.

“I cannot walk well since I suffered stroke five years ago, in the last four years I was not able to walk and this affected my life of going to places,” he said.

He said the wheelchair would also allow him to sit for a longer period of time with his family and friends.

Rama Krishna Mission President Swami Tadananda and his team distributed the wheelchairs at the Missions Medical Centre after the Rotary Club had received several requests for these wheelchairs through individuals and groups.

He said Ramakrishna Mission Fiji joined hands with the Rotary Club Brisbane International after the recipients of these wheelchairs were identified.

“The partnership between Ramakrishna Mission and Rotary Club Brisbane International signifies a stronger relationship through which the Nadi Community will benefit,” Mr Tadananda said.

He said it is part of their social obligation to carry out charitable and humanitarian activities and play an active role in the area of education in Fiji.

Edited by Losirene Lacanivalu

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