Grand Mercure Malang Mirama together with the Malang Branch of the Ananda Mutiara Indonesia Foundation (Y AMI) held a mass circumcision with the theme “Khitan Ceria” in order to celebrate International Children with Down Syndrome Day.
There were 45 participants with an age range of 2–21 years attending the event. This event targeted and prioritized children with various disabilities, from Autism, Down Syndrome, Deaf, Mentally Disabled, Low Vision, slow speech, spastic cerebral palsy, ADD, microcephaly, athetoid CP and so on.
Deputy Mayor of Malang City, Ir. H. Edy Sofyan Jarwoko gave remarks and motivation for the parents who attended the event. Elly Estiningtyas also reminded us to always be grateful and share the goodness that we have.
Ir. H. Edy Sofyan Jarwoko said, “All of these are gifts from God given to selected people, where this activity is also one of the efforts for the future of children, especially those with disabilities.”
This event was the third program with Y AMI and this time it was held at the Grand Mercure Malang Mirama. Y AMI hopes that all children with disabilities can fulfill their religious orders and also for health through this program.
Sugito Adhi as General Manager of Grand Mercure Malang Mirama said, “We as a hotel are not only looking for a commercial aspect but socially active events must also be a balancing act at Grand Mercure Malang Mirama. Currently, we have also recruited 4 people with disabilities who have worked with us until now.”
He also said that the hotel always does social activities every month. Starting from January to March, they have conducted agendas, like Mass Marriages, Down Syndrome Model Hunt, and Mass Circumcision.
Grand Mercure, the hotel that is used as the venue for the event itself is a hotel that has been present in Asia Pacific for almost 20 years. Grand Mercure comprises more than 55 flagship hotels including Grand Mercure Mysore in India, Grand Mercure Belém Do Pará Brasil and Grand Mercure Rio de Janeiro Riocentro in Brazil.
This hotel provides a captivating and interesting hotel experience for domestic and foreign visitors and is part of the Accor Group which is the world’s leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,300 properties and 10,000 places to eat and drink in 110 countries.