PT Wirakarya Sakti (WKS) joined hands to help people affected by COVID-19 especially those who live around the mills. In 7 to 11 June 2020, WKS donated 1,000 food packages to the community in and around the company's concessions.
The food aid was distributed to 41 villages in five districts of Jambi Province including West Tanjung Jabung, East Tanjung Jabung, Muaro Jambi, Batanghari, and Tebo Regencies. In addition to distributing food packages, PT WKS also sprayed disinfectants in community settlements, distributed vitamins, and masks to the community.
The Head of Sri Agung Village, Thobrani said, "We are thankful for the food aid provided by PT WKS to the villagers, especially the poor, and orphans affected by COVID-19."
PT WKS Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team, Bambang Kisworo explained that this activity is a part of the company committed to improving the lives of the surrounding community which is the most important part of sustainable forest development.
On the same day PT OKI Pulp and Paper Mills distributed 2,000 masks to the Ogan Komering Ilir District Transportation Agency. The Head of the OKI Regency Transportation Office, Antonio Ramadhon, expressed his gratitude. He said that the masks were very much needed, especially to those who work in the public area.