Jakarta, 12 April 2023 - The holy month of Ramadan is a month of blessing for everyone, all Muslims are competing to increase their piety and care for others. PT Garudafood Putra Putri Jaya Tbk (Garudafood), as one of the leading food and beverage companies in Indonesia, is no exception. Garudafood held the 'Shopping with Orphans and Poor Families' event through a collaboration with its external partner, Darut Tauhiid Peduli (DT Peduli), at Ramayana Ciputat, South Tangerang, on Wednesday (12/4/2023).
A total of 50 orphans and poor families were invited to directly shop at the shopping center to choose Eid Mubarak clothes, school equipment, and food packages based on their own needs and desires. Each child was given IDR 400,000 which they could use for shopping and IDR 100,000 as a stipend.
"This is one of the ways that we share happiness in the month of Ramadan. Things that sometimes we take for granted are special for them, like freedom in choosing the items they want. This event aims to educate them about responsibility and to think rationally about their needs before buying an item," said Dian Astriana, Head of Corporate Communication & External Relations of Garudafood.
In addition to shopping with orphans and poor families, Garudafood will also hold a program targeted at orphans which will be held at the Garudafood Head Office on Friday, 14 April 2023 by giving compensation to 60 orphans during an iftar event with Garudafood management and employees. This was initiated by Garudafood employees and facilitated by the Company as momentum to increase concern for others, strengthen relationships, and to become a better human being.