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Jakarta Post

Supporters collect Rp 650 million in coins for Prita

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, December 19 2009   /  01:04 pm

After three days during which 300 volunteers counted tons of coins, the Coins for Prita movement announced it had collected Rp 650 million for Prita Mulyasari. "We finished counting last night," said Enda Nasution, a coordinator from Coins for Prita, a fund-raising movement collecting coins from Dec. 5 to 14 for Prita, the housewife on trial for complaining about Omni International Hospital's poor service via email. Enda said Prita would symbolically receive the donation at the concert dedicated to her cause on Dec. 20 at the Hard Rock Cafe, Central Jakarta. Enda also invited members of the public to attend the concert. Organizers say 26 musicians and bands will perform. "Prita came last night, as we were finishing up counting. She asked us to manage the money and donate it to a social cause. However, we have not decided what to do with it," Enda said. The coins were ...