Opa Hanny Lantang (67), membalut dirinya dengan jaket warna biru dan topi warna hijau duduk di depan rak kayu (seadanya) tempat peralatan (perkakas) siap memperbaiki sepatu-sepatu yang rusak. (Foto: publikreport.com)
Opa Hanny Lantang (67), membalut dirinya dengan jaket warna biru dan topi warna hijau duduk di depan rak kayu (seadanya) tempat peralatan (perkakas) siap memperbaiki sepatu-sepatu yang rusak. (Foto: publikreport.com)

Old Man at the Emperors Shop in Tomohon

TOMOHON, PUBLIKREPORTcom – With strings, glue and old needles, this old man sits in the storefront of Jalan Pasar Lama Paslaten Tomohon. Bad or bright weather was ignored to earn income with his expertise as a ‘shoe soles’ craftsman.

Wednesday, February 8, 2018, the old man or Opa Hanny Lantang (67), wrapped himself in a blue jacket and green hat sitting in front of a wooden shelf (makeshift) where the tools (tools) were ready to repair damaged shoes.

Afternoon afternoon. The old man’s place looks quiet. Even though he sat in the storehouse waiting for the order since 9:00 am local time until 3:00 p.m. afternoon.

“Today, I have only received Rp15,000. It’s quiet because of the rainy season. At four o’clock (at 4:00 p.m.) I returned home, “Opa Hanny told publikreport.com.

With a soft voice, but still smiling Opa Hanny claimed she had not eaten. He only drank the water he brought from home.

IDR 15 thousand is not enough for survival. For my transport money here per day IDR 8 thousand. Likewise, my transportation goes home,”Opa Hanny said who lives in Ward I, Walian Village, Tomohon Selatan District, Tomohon City, North Sulawesi Province (North Sulawesi).

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