OVO, Grab, and Tokopedia Channels New Hope for Orphans in Indonesia
OVO, Grab and Tokopedia, through its collective Patungan Untuk Berbagi program, collected IDR11B donation to ensure sustainable education for orphans of Indonesia.
- Patungan Untuk Berbagi provides over 30K orphans and disadvantaged children with a new hope to begin the school year.
- IDR 11B donations from OVO, Grab and Tokopedia users are utilized to purchase school supplies, uniforms and scholarships to ensure continuing education.
- Patungan Untuk Berbagi brings to life, OVO, Grab and Tokopedia’s commitment in providing lasting impact for Indonesians.
Jakarta, 6 August 2019 – OVO, Grab and Tokopedia, through its collective Patungan Untuk Berbagi program, collected IDR11B donation to ensure sustainable education for orphans of Indonesia. As the culmination of the campaign, #PatunganUntukBerbagi, in collaboration with Rumah Yatim, simultaneously disburse the donation to over 30,000 orphans in 18 provinces in Indonesia, from Aceh to West Papua. Donations are distributed as school supplies packages and scholarships, ensuring the continuation of basic education requirements, up until high school.
OVO, Grab and Tokopedia users enjoyed a seamless donation experience through all three apps, underlining the ease and growing comfort of Indonesian users in utilizing digital means to spread their goodwill during the Ramadan. Within less than 30 seconds, users can easily complete their donation and become part of Indonesian orphans future.
Photo 1: OVO Director Harianto Gunawan, VP Strategic Collaborations, Grab Indonesia Uun Ainurrofiq, Senior Communications Lead Tokopedia, Siti Fauziah visited Rumah Yatim Kemang on Tuesday (6/8) to observe the donation disbursement process.
Photo 2: OVO Director Harianto Gunawan, VP Strategic Collaborations, Grab Indonesia Uun Ainurrofiq, Senior Communications Lead Tokopedia, Siti Fauziah handing out school kit to one of the orphans in Rumah Yatim Kemang, accompanied by Rumah Yatim Vice President Director Lili Herliana Abdurrahman.
Photo 3: In the media gathering held today (6/8) Rumah Yatim Vice President Director Lili Herliana Abdurrahman, disclose the progress of #PatunganUntukBerbagi disbursement. The donation has reached 30,000 orphans in 18 provinces in Indonesia.
Additional photos: With Rumah Yatim’s extensive network, 30,000 school kit packages have arrived at 18 provinces in Indonesia.
Vice President Director Rumah Yatim, Lili Herliana Abdurrahman, said, “Thus far, we’ve successfully distributed 30,000 school kit packages, 2.400 uniform packages and 5,000 scholarships to orphans in 56 cities in 18 provinces in Indonesia. We hope that this donation from OVO, Grab, and Tokopedia users can enable them to become an independent, excelling, and upright generation.”
Director OVO, Harianto Gunawan, said “Since the beginning of Patungan Untuk Berbagi program, OVO along with Tokopedia and Grab aimed to deliver bigger impact for the society. One of them is providing more feasible and sustainable education for orphans in Indonesia. We hope the result of program continues to bring blessing for those who needed it. We will continue to educate users how to use technologies for good causes.”
Uun Ainurrofiq, VP Strategic Collaborations, Grab Indonesia, added “Grab always believe to create technology for good and we are grateful through collaboration with OVO and Tokopedia, we actualize our vision and mission to help 30,000 orphans getting a better education. We are committed and looking forward to create more innovations that can create impacts for our users and society.”
Senior Community Lead, Tokopedia, Siti Fauziah, said, “Since Tokopedia first established, we are committed to ease Indonesian in fulfilling their needs and encourage them to achieve more. Through the collaboration of these three biggest digital ecosystems, we are hoping that the support and donation can be distributed to encourage Indonesian underprivileged children to achieve their dreams through education.”
The collaboration of these three technology companies is expected to give a sustainable impact for society. OVO, Grab, and Tokopedia will conduct more actions to break the chain of poverty through creating a better economy. The cooperation of the three largest digital ecosystems in Indonesia is expected to underline the use of technology for good.
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