Mentawai, W Sumatra, Nov 6 (Antara Sumbar) â€“ Regent of Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra Yudas Sabaggalet invites local people to grow mutual assistance culture to avoid the threat of poverty.
â€śMentawai has nature potential that can be developed, but most of people are not welfare, because Mentawai doesnâ€™t have enough human sources,â€ť he said in Mentawai on Tuesday.
He said, the richness of the nature is not balance with human sources, but we never give up making Mentawai better.
Because we must try with harder in order Mentawai can avoid the poverties from spiritual, motivation, relations and material.
Besides that, we must develop our area in order we are not left behind, so we must work together to build relations because we need networks to be better but donâ€™t leave our self esteem as Mentawai people, he said. (krm)
Translated by Anggi VDANTARA Sumbar