Banyuasin, 24 January 2023. PT XL Axiata Tbk (XL Axiata) supports the government of Banyuasin Regency in a stunting prevention program in the region. XL Axiata's support is in the form of distributing healthy food packages to prevent stunting for children. XL Axiata Territory Sales Manager for the Banyuasin area, Hendra Salman handed over the aid package directly to Talang Lubuk Village, Sumber Marga Telang District, Banyuasin Regency, Friday (20/1). These food packages are in the form of rice, green beans, eggs, cooking oil, sugar, and others.
Group Head of XL Axiata West Region, Desy Sari Desi said, "As part of the community in Banyuasin Regency and other areas in Indonesia, XL Axiata feels responsible for looking at the social problems faced by the community and which are currently the government's concern, including the prevention of stunting which is currently promoted by the government in reducing the number. Hopefully this donation will benefit children in need, and can inspire other businesses to participate in this stunting prevention movement."
According to Desy, XL Axiata's commitment to support the stunting prevention program in Banyuasin had been conveyed by the President Director & CEO of XL Axiata, Dian Siswarini last November 2022, when inaugurating the village bridge assisted by XL Axiata employees. In implementing the stunting prevention program in Banyuasin, XL Axiata cooperates with BenihBaik.com to distribute and ensure that the 100 healthy food packages reach the beneficiaries on target and according to the specified time.
XL Axiata has also recently built a village bridge and clean water facilities in Talang Lubuk Village, Sumber Marga Telang District. XL Axiata's support for the stunting prevention program has been implemented in several cities, including in the Provinces of North Sumatra, Banten, and East Nusa Tenggara.
In Banyuasin Regency, XL Axiata has around 160 4G BTS that reach 304 villages and 19 districts. The existence of XL Axiata's data and telecommunications services is to support the economy of the local community, most of whom work as farmers and fishermen.