Other Social Activities
Other Social Activities
In addition to the above CSR efforts, the Company also has other social activities outside of its normal CSR programs. The Company keeps its main focus toward children’s education and environment issues for its other social activities, which is similar to its CSR. Within 2019, the Company further strengthened its social activities through a continuing cooperation with Yayasan Pendidikan Harapan Papua (YPHP) to support childrens’ education and school infrastructure development in remote areas within Papua island and with Dompet Dhuafa, a non-profit social organization in Indonesia, for collecting customers’ donations to refurbish less fortunate schools in several regions.
MPPA & YPHP
The Company continued its support to Yayasan Pendidikan Harapan Papua (YPHP), a non-profit organization in Indonesia, for the development of school infrastructure and children’s education in remote areas of Papua island.
YPHP conducted a social program of collecting the customer donations, while the Company facilitated its support for the collection from cashiers in all stores. Separately, the Company also gave philanthropic financial donations to the organization.
During 2019, YPHP successfully collected the customers donation from the Company’s stores amounted to Rp 925.8 million.
MPPA & Dompet Dhuafa
In 2019, the Company also continued its cooperation with Dompet Dhuafa through “Program Infak Via Kasir”. Started in 2006 the program, owned and operated by Dompet Dhuafa, enables consumers and the public at large to provide donations for helping community development programs while shopping. Consumers can donate the shopping cash change, round-up cash change, or direct infaq donations through the cashiers of all Company’s stores.
During 2019, total customer donation collected by Dompet Dhuafa from this program amounted to Rp 399.6 million within the period.
MPPA & 1001Buku Foundation
By the end of 2019, the Company announced its latest cooperation with 1001Books Foundation, a nonprofit organization, to perform another CSR activity for children education. The program started at 7 Hypermart and Primo stores around Greater Jakarta to collect donation of used books from customers to be allocated by 1001Books Foundation to public and children libraries at unfortunate areas around Indonesia.