Handle With Care International with 7 Year old Anwaf

The Little Boy With The Brain Tumour

7 Year-Old Anwaf

7 Year-Old Anwaf required brain surgery to remove a tumour

Note: This article was written by our medical partners RSM Bali and translated from Indonesian to English by Simon Cottrill

Aaron and Halimah have suffered more than many parents. For over 9 years, Halimah cared for her sick parent with diabetes, who eventually passed away, but the cost of treatment over a long period of time left a large debt. In order to pay the debt, Halimah became a migrant worker in 2008 in Saudi Arabia. Aaron, (her husband) also went to Saudi Arabia in 2011. In 2012, Aaron and Halimah returned to Indonesia to prepare Anwaf for elementary school.Read More

A man has his blood pressure taken

Mobile Medical Clinics Visit the Slums

Access to doctors and medicine is something that people in the western world often take for granted. A visit to the slums as part of a medical team for Handle With Care International really puts things in perspective.

A man has his blood pressure taken

A man receives free medical attention

The medical team are part of a local clinic called Rumah Sehat Madani, which works on the ground with Handle With Care International to provide mobile medical clinics, visiting urban slum areas with doctors, nurses and pharmacists to minister to those for whom medical aid is often out of reach. Residents are given a full medical check-up and appropriate medical treatments -€“ ranging from vitamin supplements to asthma medications and antibiotics.Read More