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Jakarta Post

Talk of the week: AWC active in charity work

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 14 2018   /  03:10 am
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Henna tattooing (Courtesy of its establishment in 1975, the ASEAN Women’s Circle of Jakarta (AWC) has been active in charity activities, focusing mainly on women, children and elderly people.For example, the AWC recently donated seven sewing machines to Yayasan Al Hilmah, a foundation that focuses on elderly people and children, along with US$933 in cash and hygiene kits for rehabilitation projects undertaken by Caritas Manila to assist women and children affected by the war in Marawi, the Philippines.The AWC also donated musical instruments to a school in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. It also sponsored aftercare costs for cleft palate surgery for a young girl, Chaerunisa, through Yayasan Sinar Pelangi Jatibening in Indonesia.In April, the AWC took part in the 2018 World Autism Awareness Bazaar in Jakarta. In cooperation with the Indian Mission to ASEAN, the AW...