Friday, 9 October 2015

Tanoto Foundation Held Devotion of Love in Deli Serdang, North Sumatera

Friday, 9 October 2015 – Caring for each other, regardless of age, is a responsibility of many parties, including the private sector. The benefit of social care will be experienced by the public in general, especially when the activities are held continually.

This concept is also practiced by Tanoto Foundation, in the event of Bakti Kasih ( Devotion of Love) in the Putra Bangsa Berbudi School in Jl. Kebun Sayur/ Bayur, Deli Serdang District, North Sumatera. The annual event is also held in the memory of the passing of Mrs. Anisah Tanoto.

Hermanto Tanoto, a member of Advisory Board for Tanoto Foundation Medan, explained that this event is a virtuous testament of Mrs. Anisah Tanoto. “Our mother, Anisah Tanoto, always cared for others. She reminded us to always contribute virtues to others,” Hermanto Tanoto said.

In this occasion, Mr. Hermanto Tanoto, along with the representative of the family and Tanoto Foundation, presented the support to students and staff of Putra Bangsa Berbudi School, as well to the Mahasampatti Monastery, and residents of the area.

Apart from continuously running social activities, the Tanoto family, through Tanoto Foundations, is committed to run the efforts of tackling poverty, particularly through three pillars, including Education, Community Empowerment, and Enhancement of Quality of Lives in North Sumatera, Riau, and Jambi province. In the realm of education, Tanoto Foundation continuously supports the effort to improve the quality and accessibility of education. In the realm of Community Empowerment, Tanoto Foundation works with corporate partners to run activities such as farmers training within the Integrated Farming System. Also, in the realm of Enhancement of Quality of Lives, one of the activities is to improve access to clean water and sanitation facilities.

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For further information, please contact the following:

Lestari Boediono, Head of Corporate Communications

Phone: +62 21 392 3189, Fax: +62 21 392 3324

Email: lestari_boediono@tanotofoundation.org

 

 

 

 

 

About Tanoto Foundation

Tanoto Foundation, which was established by Sukanto Tanoto and Tinah Bingei Tanoto, has a vision to become a center of excellence in the effort for Poverty Alleviation through Education, Empowerment, and Enhancement of Quality of Lives. In the realm of education, Tanoto Foundation supports the improvement of accessibility and quality of education in Indonesia.

In order to improve the accessibility of education, Tanoto Foundation has rewarded scholarships to more than 5,400 students and university students, as well as working in partnership with 28 Universities in Indonesia. Moreover, to improve the quality of education, Tanoto Foundation works in partnership with over 320 schools in North Sumatera, Riau, and Jambi. Among the programs operated are to develop the capacities of teachers in classroom-based teaching and learning, training for students to improve their habit to live clean and healthy, as well as supporting students to improve their fascination in reading books.

In the realm of Community Empowerment, Tanoto Foundation works with corporate partners, PT. Riau Andalan Pul and Paper. One of their programs is to train 3,400 farmers in the Integrated Farming System. Tanoto Foundation also works with other corporate partners, including Asian Agri. The programs were developed to raise the income of more than 3,600 independent farmers who manage in approximate 11,000 hectares of sustainable palm oil plantations.

In the realm of Enhancement of Quality of Lives, Tanoto Foundation works with corporate partners to run programs such as health and development of clean water and sanitation facilities.

For further information, please visit: staging2-tanotofoundation-org.averis.emerain.net

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