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Jakarta Post

Save the earth by planting Trembesi

  • Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Demak, Central Java   /   Wed, May 18 2011   /  07:00 am

The scorching afternoon heat did not deter Minister of Public Works Djoko Kirmanto, managers of Djarum Foundation, recipients of Djarum Scholarships Plus and celebrities from Jakarta from planting trembesi trees in Onggorawe, Demak, Central Java Tengah on May 11, 2011.

Together they symbolically planted the trees as the initial step of the program called ‘Trees for Life, Menanam Trembesi Mencintai Bumi’ (Planting Trembesi trees and Loving the Earth) which is managed by Djarum Foundation for the year 2011.

“This year it is our target to plant 7,300 trembesi trees on the shoulder of the road from Semarang to Losari,” said Suwarno M Serad, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Djarum Foundation.

This is a continuation of a similar program by Djarum Foundation in 2010 when 2,767 trembesi trees were planted on the streets of Kudus city, Central Java. “We have b...