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In the Balinese tradition, people believe that a person with disability is caused by their karma from the past life. This is a shame for their family, especially from the low education and income families background. They hide this family members and limit their socialization. This tradition and mindset are very difficult to break. We need a strategy to get them out of their environment and provide them with access to innovative and integrated rehabilitation where they not only get physical but also social rehabilitation. As a result, they get accepted by the community and regain their rights as a community member. To carry this out, YPK Bali uses a school bus to ensure the children with disabilities come for rehabilitation and attend school regularly and for adults to get therapy and participate in social programs in public places. However, the school bus is old for them to use.
The solution is to replace the old school bus, which requires very high maintenance costs, with a new one but still the same capacities. Funding for the replacement transport will be done either through fundraising event and through networking for grants seeking.