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Morut -PT Sawit Jaya Abadi (SJA) held a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, in the form of handing over outstanding scholarship assistance for students, starting from the Elementary School (SD), Junior High School (SMP), and Vocational High School (SMK) levels in West Petasia District, North Morowali Regency (Morut) which is the area around their oil palm plantations.
The ceremonial handover of the assistance was held at SMPN 1 West Petasia, recently.
The scholarship is also a form of positive commitment from the company in fully supporting the achievement of the vision of the Morut Regional Government, as well as the advancement of education in West Petasia.
Present at the activity, West Petasia Sub-District Head, Sat Yun Man Lauo, PT SJA 1 Administrator, Dani Sitorus, PT SJA 1 CDO, Robby Sakti Ugi, PT SJA 1 CSR Assistant, Ade Sunarto, Tiu Village Head, Acil Utrat Helai, Heads of elementary, junior high, and vocational schools in the PT SJA 1 fostered area, and other invited guests.
Not only handing over scholarships, the activity was also carried out, as a place for friendship and direct interaction between the management of PT SJA 1 with the school, parents of students, and existing students.
This activity itself is part of the Astra Cerdas program, which is routinely carried out every year.
West Petasia Sub-District Head, Man Lauo, in his speech, expressed his appreciation and gratitude to PT SJA 1 for its commitment in supporting the advancement of education in West Petasia.
“These outstanding children are regional assets. Today the children can be proud, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow there will definitely be competition. Therefore, they must study even harder,” said the former West Petasia Secretariat.
Meanwhile, Tiu Village Head, Acil Helai, expressed his gratitude and high appreciation to PT SJA 1 for consistently providing CSR assistance, especially in the field of education.
“We hope that the children who receive this academic achievement scholarship will study even harder to achieve their goals and a better future. For example, if the parents are Village Heads, we hope that their children can become Heads of Service in the future,” he said.
PT SJA 1 Administrator, Dani Sitorus, said that the provision of achievement scholarships is a form of social responsibility of the company, in advancing this area.
He also hopes that the achievement scholarships provided can motivate students to become a smart and accomplished generation, and foster enthusiasm and resilience in realizing a bright and better future later.
“The challenges of education in the future will be more severe, these children are our next generation in the future,” he said.
In this activity, achievement scholarships were handed over to 54 students, with details of 36 elementary school students, 12 junior high school students, and 6 vocational school students.