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Donating Orphans and Dhuafa, Christian Leaders in Obi: Harita Nickel's Ramadan Safari as Interfaith Bonding

20 April 2023

CAKRAWALA.CO - A total of 520 orphans on Obi Island, South Halmahera, North Maluku received donations from Harita Nickel. The nickel mining and downstream company group, which listed its shares last week on the Indonesia Stock Exchange through its business entity PT Trimegah Bangun Persada Tbk, also distributed at least 800 Eid gifts to the unfortunate.

The donations and Eid packages were distributed during Safari Ramadan activities in 14 villages across three sub-districts of Obi Island, South Halmahera. The activities were carried out from April 7 to 13, 2023, and continued for the distribution of Eid gifts on April 19 and 20, 2023.

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Distributing donations to orphans during the Ramadan Safari in Kelo Village, East Obi Sub-district.

Harita Nickel's Department Head of Community Affairs, Latif Supriadi said Ramadan Safari activities are part of the Community Development and Empowerment (PPM) program that has been held regularly by the company every year.

"Through this Ramadan Safari, we stay in touch and at the same time want to share happiness with the community, especially Muslims who are fasting Ramadan and will soon celebrate Eid al-Fitr," he explained.

From this particular activity, he hopes to strengthen the company's relationship and togetherness with the community, which has been harmonious so far.

In addition to Obi Island, Harita Nickel in collaboration with a number of agencies distributed more than 3 thousand Eid packages in Ternate City and Labuha, North Maluku.

Several leaders appreciated Harita Nickel, they admitted that the activities initiated by the company had a positive impact on the community. In addition to being a gathering place, it is also very helpful, especially for the poor.

"Harita's presence on Obi Island has brought a lot of positive impacts. We thank you very much for the company's cooperation that has been supporting government programs," said Obi Sub-District Head, La Ali La Jarahiya.

Meanwhile, the pastor of Eben Haezer Church in Wayaloar Village, Jei Tomas Siwabessy, said that the Ramadan Safari and iftar held by the company is a means to strengthen the relationship between religious adherents.

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Pastor of Anugerah Church handed over Eid gifts to the elderly, widows and widowers in a series of Harita Nickel Ramadan Safari in Wayaloar Village, South Obi Subdistrict.

"We from the Eben Haezer church congregation, as well as the Anugerah church, are very happy to be able to gather with our Muslim brothers and sisters who are observing Ramadan fasting. We should continue to maintain this harmony for our common lives," he said.

Harita Nickel's Community Relations Manager, Apolinavis F Mbata, said that the assistance distributed to each resident is based on data submitted by each local village government. beneficiaries are orphaned children, the elderly, widows / widowers and religious leaders.

"Apart from the Ramadan Safari, the company also conducts similar activities on the eve of other religious holidays such as Christmas celebrations for Christians," he explained. 

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