Langkat, 28 July 2022. In commemoration of National Children's Day 2022, employees of PT XL Axiata Tbk (XL Axiata) through XL Axiata Ta'lim Council (MTXL Axiata) distributed donations to repair a school in Langkat Regency, North Sumatra. Through the theme of National Children's Day (HAN) 2022 "Protected Children, Advanced Indonesia", it is hoped that Indonesian children in the post-Covid-19 pandemic situation will continue to be protected physically, mentally, and get their rights, such as the right to learn, play, have fun and get a proper place. to learn. Symbolically, Regional Corporate Communication of XL Axiata West Region, Aldi Desmet handed over the donation to school representatives in Langkat, Wednesday (27/7).
The Chairman of MTXL Axiata Central, Yanuar Tirta Kumaya, said, “This donation distribution is one part of the MTXL Axiata education care program which aims to help improve the quality of education for Indonesian people in need. This time, we distributed the donation to a Raudhatul Athfal (RA) or Kindergarten-level school, as well as to commemorate National Children's Day. Through this donation, we hope that children can study in a more comfortable, safe, and protected place so that they can study better.”
Yanuar added, MTXL Axiata seeks to support social activities carried out by employees to the community in XL Axiata's operating area. The aid fund distributed by his party is the result of collecting infaq funds for XL Axiata employees who are routinely collected every month and managed by XL Axiata Ta'lim Council to be distributed to people in need.
The school that received the donation is Raudhatul Athfal Pembangunan 2 in Buluh Telang Village, Padang Tualang District, Langkat Regency. The school, which has been established since 2014, has 75 students, with 9 teachers. This school does not charge a fee, as well as the teachers are paid voluntarily. This donation will be used to buy building materials, such as boards, wood, nails, cement, and others. The school renovation will be carried out as soon as the end of July 2022.
Through MTXL, donations from XL Axiata employees have financed the construction of a number of social projects in various regions, including mosques in West Aceh Regency, bridges and clean water facilities in Banyuasin Regency, South Sumatra, Lapak Berkah in Jabodetabek area, Lay Hens Farming Village, in Lamongan, East Java, Farmer Training in Dadi Rejo Village, Belitang III District, East OKU Regency, construction of an Energy Centre or power plant in Sanggau, West Kalimantan, assistance in the form of a ready to drink water filter machine or reverse osmosis (RO) in Bandung and establishing a Water Refill Depot and Home Refurbishment in East Java.