Palmoilmagazine, MARUNDA – In commemoration of Founder’s Day 2021, Apical Group, one sustainable palm oil industry through its business units - PT Sari Dumai Sejati (SDS), PT Sari Dumai Oleo (SDO), PT Asianagro Agung Jaya, and PT Kutai Refinery Nusantara gathered funds and distributed daily food packages, educational helps, and health helps to the people in need in their operational.
By the activity, Apical Group wanted to positively contribute to the people in need when Covid-19 still hits. Apical Group also gathered fund from every worker within three to one which means, the donation gathered will be tripled by the company and distributed to the people in need.
Daily need packages are 2 liters of cooking oil, 5 kg of rice, instant noodle, 1 kg of sugar, and 1 box of tea. There were 2.558 packages distributed in three locations in Marunda, Jakarta. 185 daily need - packages and 120 health packages were delivered to clinic health in Dumai, Riau Province. In Tanjung Balai, North Sumatera Province, Apical Group also distributed 50 daily need – packages and 25 educational helps in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan Province to support children’s education in the surroundings.
We did circumcision to 70 boys, delivered 70 packages of prayer’s equipment, and in Padang, Apical distributed 200 daily need packages and 4 facilities of play-ground.
This year, Apical Group also gave educational helps for the primary to senior students. As the supports to local businesses that get Covid-19 impacts, Apical also gave carts to three micro, small, and medium businesses. Not only that, in health sector, Apical distributed nutritional foods for pregnant women and children, and daily needs for the people in need around the company which were distributed by local health facilities in Apical business units.
Head of Welfare Section, Kelurahan Cilincing, North Jakarta, Supriyono said that the helps given by workers/employers of Apical Group are very useful namely for the people in need to fulfill their daily needs in Covid-19 recovery.
“We are thankful for Apical Group pays sustainable attention for our people. Hopefully the helps would deliver happiness for them,” he said, as in the official statement to Palmoilmagazine, Thursday (16/12/2021).
Director Social, Security, and License Apical Group, Gunawan Sumargo said that the activity is annual program from the company to help the people in need in their operational areas.
“This is our commitment of principle in every year that covers good to the people, good to the country, good to the climate, good to the customers, and good to the company. In the activity, we want to give chance for our workers to help others in need by enlightening economic burdens namely in Covid-19 pandemic like now,” Gunawan said. (T2)