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Dozens of orphans in the Sadawarna Village area, Cibogo Subdistrict, Subang, were invited to attend the communal fast breaking with employees of PT DAHANA (Persero) on May 23, 2019.

80 orphans were present at the event which was held at the Bale DAHANA Building. In addition to the communal fast breaking meal time, PT DAHANA (Persero) as represented by Director of Finance and HR Asmorohadi delivered charities to the attending orphans.

The delivery of charity to orphans, according to the Chairman of DAHANA Community Assistance and Partnership Program, Eman Suherman, was DAHANA’s annual program and was done during the Ramadan month.

"Every year DAHANA holds activities like this, providing charity to the orphans and inviting them to our communal fast breaking meal," he said.

Along with this activity, there was also an delivery of low-priced food packages low-income families Sadawarna village. Eman explained that the distribution of low-priced food package would be done the next day (05/24/2019).

This low-priced food package, said Eman, was a program initiated by the Minister of SoE Rini M. Soemarno. Around 40 SoE’s in Banten Province, Greater Jakarta Province and West Java Province participated in the distribution of such food packages, one of which was PT DAHANA (Persero).

"During Ramadhan this time, DAHANA distributed 450 packages of low-priced food packages to poor people in Sadawarna Village," he said. Each package contained, 1 liter of cooking oil, 1 Kg of sugar, and 5 kg of rice, with a total value of Rp. 90,000 that could be bought by the residents for only Rp. 25,000.

"We will start distributing the packages tomorrow to people who have registered for the distribution,” Eman said.

The series of activities held by DAHANA during 2019 Safari Ramadan activity was part of the SoE Presentt for the Country program that was held in 34 provinces simultaneously. In 2019, PT DAHANA (Persero) took part in Banten province with PT Bulog, PT Krakatau Steel and PTPN VIII.

In addition to the designated area, DAHANA also paid attention to the surrounding environment so that the activities also were also held in Subang as refered by the ministry of SoE.

During this 2019 Ramadan Safari. DAHANA gave events for sharing and caring for the people around the company, such as communal fast breaking, delivery of charity for orphans, distribution of low-priced food packages and free homecoming transport.

In his remarks, Corporate Secretary of PT DAHANA (Persero) Asep Maskandar said that Safari Ramadan activities were held as a form of SoE’s attention to the community within the frame of ‘SoE’s Present for The Country’

"Hopefully that under such activities, the company, employees and residents of the surrounding community will be closer and closer, the community will increasingly benefit from the presence of DAHANA within their environment," he concluded. (SYA)