Welfare group to provide wheelchair loan assistance to the needy


The 1 Malaysia People's Welfare Association (KER1M) will provide wheelchairs loan assistance at several state health departments and government healthcare facilities . Those in need can borrow the wheelchairs for free.

In a statement today, KER1M said it would raise funds to facilitate the initiative and distribute wheelchairs to health departments and health facilities so that immediate assistance could be given directly to applicants without having to go through the KER1M office in Putrajaya.

The assistance will be made available at the state health departments and health facilities including in Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor, Terengganu, Kelantan, Sarawak, Sabah, Labuan, the Kuala Lumpur Hospital and the National Cancer Institute.

"The KER1M management is seeking applicants' cooperation to use the assistance offered responsibly so that the borrowed wheelchairs can be returned upon expiry of the loan period,"the statement said.


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