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Santini Group, Pakarti Yoga Group donate Rp 10b to PMI in battle against COVID-19

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 28 2020   /  01:12 am

The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) donated Rp 10 billion (US$619,597) to the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) on Friday.

The donation, which came from Santini Group and Pakarti Yoga Group, was delivered personally by Santini Group and Pakarti Yoga Group president director Lukito Wanandi to PMI chairman Jusuf Kalla.

Previously, Kadin’s Charity Foundation helped the government in gradual ways by distributing 5,000 rapid test kits through the State-Owned Enterprises Ministry on Wednesday.

“The funds are donations collected from the Indonesian Employers Association [Apindo], as well as other associations and corporations under Kadin’s supervision,” Kadin chairman Rosan P. Roeslani said on Friday.

Despite the weakening economic situation, Rosan said, entrepreneurs were trying their best to lend their support.

“We managed to do this b...