The Helping Hands
Amid the deadly pandemic, several individuals and communities are refusing to sit still and wait for the government to take action. Using simple ideas, they lend a helping hand to those affected by the pandemic. These people are gathering resources and working hard in order to move swiftly and accurately to fight the pandemic, whose end is not yet in sight. Acts of solidarity, such as the ones performed by these members of the Indonesian public, will persist even amid the worst of disasters.
IN early May, 33-year-old Rhamdani had unpaid rent and motorcycle loan. The motorcycle taxi driver’s income took a deep dive when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in early March. Before, he would get Rp200,000 per day, but now he is thankful to get a mere Rp50,000.
Especially after the capital city and its surrounding areas began implementing large-scale social restrictions. He has not been able to drive passengers. Rhamdani can on...