Ramadan is not just a month for fasting and testing our patience, but it’s also a month to celebrate giving as well. Our company knows how important this value is, and we want to show how much we can give for people by giving out free food to break their fasting. To do so, we collaborated with Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT), an NGO that focuses on humanitarian aid and charity.
With this collaboration, we held a special way of giving out free food by way of joining ACT’s food truck program. ACT has equipped themselves with a large food truck to prepare free meals. Our company helped out by providing employee volunteers. And we got a lot of employees who wanted to chip in this program!
From April 12th -13th and April 22nd – 23rd, we held the food truck program in 4 locations:
- Yayasan Raudhatul Jannah, Kelapa Gading
- Bintaro Jaya Mosque, Bintaro
- TPS Penjaringan, Pluit
- Yayasan Pembinaan Anak Cacat (YPAC), Kebayoran Baru
In each of those days, we had different employee volunteers. There were those from the Operations team, the HR team, Marketing & Digital team, Commercial team, and people from other teams who wants to share their spirit of giving. So, how did their volunteering go?
Heading out from our Head Office at Plaza Oleos, our volunteers arrived at the food truck spot and were immediately briefed by the ACT team. There, they start helping out by packaging 500 meals (that’s a lot of food!). After that, our volunteers started giving out free meals to people near the area who needed it. Some gave it out in front of the food truck, some went to other spots like in mosques or in the street. With everyone’s combined effort, all the meals were given out in time for the people to break their fast at iftar.
Volunteers Packing the Meals
Volunteers Giving Out the Meals
Here are some testimonies from our volunteers:
“We got a new experience and could fill our time by doing good during Ramadan.” – volunteer at Yayasan Raudhatul Jannah.
“It’s a social activity that I love, because there’s plenty of lessons I receive about motivation in life and being motivated at work.” – volunteer at YPAC.
And Muhamad Hoirudin as one of the representatives of ACT said this about the volunteering program:
“This is a very great collaboration. We cook together, up to packing, finishing, and distributing the meals together. This is what pushes the spirit of giving. This collaboration is truly important, and I am proud of Home Credit. One of the best charities is to provide food for others. With this collaboration, everything ran smoothly and perfectly. We hope it doesn’t stop here. We want to collaborate more with Home Credit for other charitable humanitarian activities.”
Great job to all volunteers and thank you to the ACT team for collaborating with us! We hope to work on more charity collaborations with ACT in the future.