Strengthen Donations Commitment, Brantas Abipraya Helps Jember Residents Affected by Covid-19

27 July 2020

Jember, July 27, 2020 - Known as a state-owned construction company, PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) shows its passion to build not only in infrastructure. But in the midst of this pandemic, Abipraya, so commonly known, also showed enthusiasm to build a sharing action for others, namely through his enthusiasm to make donations to people affected by the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, this time for the affected communities in Jember (7/25) ). This activity was also held together with two other BUMN (State-Owned Enterprises) namely PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) X and Bulog.

"We will continue to play an active role in helping the Government to overcome Covid-19. By using the PKBL (Partnership and Community Development Program) fund, Brantas Abipraya, as a state-owned donor, cooperated with the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) to prepare food supplies. The implementation was also assisted by PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) X who was appointed as a task force by the Ministry of SOEs in Jember-East Java, "said I. Rudi Pudianto as Manager of the Secretariat & Public Relations and concurrently the PKBL Manager, Brantas Abipraya.

Rudi added, the 2,500 basic necessities were distributed directly at the PTPN X office attended by Dannis Barlie Halim, Jember DPRD representative, Budi Sultika as Head of Jember Bulog Branch, Muhammad Jasuli as Finance, HR & General Manager of PTPN X and several community representatives who received assistance basic food.

Rudi said that this activity was also a continuation of corporate actions in tackling the spread of Covid-19. Previously, Brantas Abipraya had held a free mask sharing event for motorists, motorists, traders and residents who passed around the Abipraya headquarters in Cawang (13/3). In addition, Abipraya has also delivered assistance to the Kelurahan around the Abipraya Central Office environment, namely hand washing facilities, disinfectant sprayers, APD spray officers, face shields and disinfectant liquids in several locations (7/4).

"We hope that these assistance can support the Government in building the economic wheel and help break the chain of the spread of Covid-19 in Indonesian society," Rudi added.

Abipraya's seriousness in dealing with this pandemic was also evident from last week's humanitarian action which distributed aid from the allocation of the Holiday Allowance (THR) for the Directors and Commissioners. This assistance was handed over in several locations in stages in East Jakarta and Central Jakarta. Not necessarily stopping there, the assistance was mobilized by Abipraya to support MSMEs (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) to continue running their business in this pandemic era.