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Jakarta Post

Food ordering ‘game’ encourages acts of kindness

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, May 18 2019   /  12:43 am

The tenet “Ramadan is full of blessings” has inspired some creative people to carry out simple acts of kindness through the #WahyooChallenge, in which customers order food through an app not for themselves but for the courier breaking their fast.It started as an internal game at a start-up that wanted to encourage its employees to share by ordering food for the couriers.Tangerang resident Irma Suryaningsih, 32, said the idea came from her boss, Peter Shearer, founder of start-up Wahyoo.“We all shared it on our social media accounts [using the hashtag] and it turned out a lot of our friends outside Wahyoo were interested and shared what they did [with the hashtag] with their friends too,” Irma told The Jakarta Post.Irma said she had done the challenge four times, the latest was by ordering a package of fried chicken, rice and a drink for Rp 40,000 (US$2.77) for the courier.Initial...