JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Citi Indonesia (Citibank), supported by the Citi Foundation, and in partnership with Non-Governmental Organization HOPE Worldwide Indonesia as the implementation partner, donated community relief support to help alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia.
The symbolic donation handover ceremony was held at Graha BNPB and also attended by Doni Monardo, Chairperson of the National COVID-19 Task Force. The donation provided by Citi Indonesia and HOPE Worldwide Indonesia includes:
- 3000 food and nutrition packages
- 1000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) packages for health workers in hospitals and local health centers in Jakarta, South Tangerang, Semarang, Bandung, Surabaya, Medan, and Denpasar
- 8 mobile hand washing unit to be deployed in Jakarta, South Tangerang, Semarang, Bandung, Surabaya, Medan, and Denpasar
Batara Sianturi, CEO of Citi Indonesia, said on Tuesday (06/25/2020): "As part of Citi's active participation, we are collaborating with HOPE Worldwide Indonesia to carry out this philanthropic initiative to help front liner health workers and people who are directly impacted by this pandemic, as well as to support the government’s effort in advocating clean and healthy living."
Meanwhile, Country Director of HOPE Worldwide Indonesia Lily Salim said "The COVID-19 pandemic that occurred throughout the world, including in Indonesia, has create a huge impact on our communities. Therefore, we appreciate the opportunity of cooperation with Citi Indonesia as a collective effort between various stakeholders in order to overcome this pandemic." (*)