To mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the communities surrounding the business location, PT Cisadane Sawit Raya Tbk. (“The Company”) and its subsidiaries distributed assistance to its residents. On 21-23 April 2020, the Company handed over a total of 1,000 basic food aid packages to the people of Labuhan batu, North Sumatera.
The packages containing rice, cooking oil, and noodles were distributed to 6 (six) regions. On 21 April 2020, 200 packages of aid were delivered by Mr. Dwi Wijianto as Regional Controller of the Company for North Sumatera Area to the Covid-19 Task Force Team Command Post of Labuhan batu which was received by Mr. Adi Syahmir Hasibuan. Furthermore, on 22 April 2020, 200 packages for the Sei Tampang Village community were received by Mr. Asmui as the Village Head at the Sei Tampang Village Office and 150 packages were received by Mr. Bangun Siregar as the Head of the District, at the Bilah Hilir Sub-District Office. Next on 23 April2020, as many as 150 packages for the people of Meranti Paham Village were received by Mrs. Ismala Dewi as the Village Secretary at the Meranti Paham Village Office; 200 packages for the Sei Siarti Village community received by Mr. Samsul Bahri as the Village Head; and 100 packages for the people of Dusun X Sukamaju and Dusun Ulak Cuba which were received by the community leaders Mr. Samsul Bahri and Mr. Mario in Singgamata.
Unit Manager of PT CSR Mr. Roni Wahyudi Hasugian and Mr. Joko Wahyu Nugroho hope that people will not only see the value of the goods, but can appreciate the value of sincerity and sharing. On this occasion, PR & Legal Manager Mr. Syafrizal Efendi Harahap said that the program is part of the 4 pillars of the Company’s corporate social responsibilty program, namely Health, Education, Environmental and Local Capabilities or abbreviated with the HEEL Program.
The recipients of the aid packages expressed gratitude and thanked the Company for the assistance of food packages provided. Sei Tampang Village Head, Mr. Muhammad Asmui representing his citizens stated, “I am very grateful and thankful to PT CSR for the assistance received by hundreds of residents and we pray that the leaders and all employees are always healthy in running the Companys. We are proud to be neighbors with PT CSR.” Since March 2020, the Company and its subsidiaries in North Sumatera and South Sumatera have been involved in the Covid-19 pandemic prevention program. On 23 March 2020, PT Samukti Karya Lestari (SKL) in South Tapanuli Regency participated in providing assistance in the form of disinfectant for spraying in residential areas surrounding the Company’s business area. The assistance was handed over directly to the District Head of Muara Batang Toru District and the Head of the Criminal Police Unit of the Batang Toru District, South Tapanuli Regency. The company also carries out mass spraying in the Company’s work environment in accordance with the results of the Forkopincam Muara Batang District. Similar assistance was also handed over directly by PR & Legal CSR Syafrizal Efendi Harahap to the Bilah Hilir Sub-District Head Siregar, S.Pd who was accompanied by Mr. Juhri as the Head of Government Section and the Staff of the Hilir Milir Sub-District Head Office at the Bilah Hilir Sub-District Office on 8 April 2020. Assistance submitted in the form of 52 liters of disinfectant as one step to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. On 11 April 2020, 27 liters of disinfectant was received by Mr. Samsul Bahri Nasution as the Head of Sei Siarti Village who was accompanied by Mr. Amansyah Lubis as the Head of Public Health Center Bulu Tolang.
(Contributors: Syafrizal Efendi Harahap and Prima Nugroho)