Hello november! This is my very first attempt to write again in English after a while 😀
So, I’m going to tell you about my experience with Akar Tuli crew in Brawijaya Expansion Event which held on October, 29th, to be exact, it was saturday. In this event, Brawijaya gathered all of Malang community and Akar Tuli was invited. There were bunch of them:
I was so excited because there were incredible community such as Turun tangan and Blogger UB. I wanted to join them, but unfortunately I did not find their stand :((
I came around 1 PM and apparently Mufti and Ikbar were already there in Akar Tuli stand. They had prepared everything when I arrived, so I just sit tight :3
Few hours later, suddenly the rain felt. I am a petrichor, I don’t hate rain, but at that time our stand was flooded because of rain. My shoes were wet too and I hate it. The committee of Brawijaya Expansion tried to swept the water, but of course it did not solve the problem. -_-
Eventually, the committee allowed us to move our stand. Yey! They also helped us re-prepared everything.
the new stand
At 4 pm, the rain stopped, the show begun, and visitor started to come. At first, they came closer slowly to our x-banner, which is consist of Indonesia sign language (BISINDO/Bahasa Isyarat Indonesia). They looked shy. but eventually they were willing to learn sign language.
Our first visitor were 2 girls from somewhere, I forgot where they were. Uut and Ikbar, and I as interpreter, taught how to sign for them.
After that, there were bunch of Maba from Filkom (Faculty of Computer Science). They were funny, after they learned about sign, they asked us to teach them how to say love to someone use sign language. 😀
Meanwhile, Mas Mufti also busy with their clients.
At that time, there were only 2 interpreters, that is, Mas Mufti and I. I was exausted, but I am proud of Akar Tuli, and I was very happy that a lot of people learned sign language. :))
written by: gadis