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Children with eye-sight problem receive aid and applicant



Changtongya, March 27 (DIPR): Distribution of aids and applicants for children with special needs under EBRC Changtongya was held on March 27 at EBRC Hall Changtongya organised by the District Mission Authority (SSA) Mokokchung.
Speaking on the occasion, SDEO Changtongya, S. Arenla Aier said that special care and love should be given to those children who have eye-sight problem and should not discourage them instead should encourage them to overcome the challenges they faced. She then cited the example of the renowned singer Stevie Wonder regarding his determination and the courage he had even though he was blind. She also shared her own personal experiences by saying that she had been using spectacle for the last 25 years due to her eyesight problem.
Delivering the welcome address, Coordinator EBRC Changtongya, P. Onen Longkumer said that the spectacles are to be distributed to 80 students between the age of 6-14 years which were detected during last year Assessment Medical Camp. He further informed that from March 29, 2012, the same Assessment Medical Camp will be conducted at the town hall, he therefore requested all the students between the age of 6-14 years to check their eyesight, ears and also for the lame student.
The programme was chaired by TOT Changtongya EBRC, Pangertula and invocation was pronounced by Arenla, Teacher from Government Primary School, Merangkong village. The distribution of Aids and Applications were distribution by SDEO Changtongya. The programme was attended by DIS Changtongya, students and teachers from all private school, government primary, middle and high schools, parents.


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