Indonesia, 10 September 2012 – In continuing with the V-Con spirit held this year in Sentul, Bogor, several orphanages in Indonesia expressed their joy as QNET Indonesia together with The V joined hands in giving donations and bringing them a little light and hope.
QNET Indonesia Corporate Communication Manager, Wita Dahlan and The V Operations System Executive Vik Ki, donated beds, pillows, sheets, blankets, a number of folding mats and the traditional musical instrument ‘angklung’ to the orphanages.
“This donation is an annual event held by QNET and The V,” Wita said.
Donation of supplies to Roudlotul Qu’ran Islamic boarding school.
This endeavour is also in support of community development which is one of the four pillars of the RYTHM Foundation.This year, Roudlotul Qur’an Islamic boarding school located in Babakan Madang, Sentul, Bogor and Yayasan Pembangunan Masyarakat Sejahtera (YPSM) in Tambun, Bekasi, along with Yayasan Bakti Pemuda Nusantara (YBPN) in Serang, Banten were the selected orphanages to receive the donations.
Roudlotul Qur’an Islamic is a boarding school that has more than 80 children from low-income backgrounds, while YBPN is a foundation managed by students who regularly conduct social activities for children coming from the same backgrounds. As of now, the foundation manages around 320 children.
This is the first donation to the Roudlotul Qur’an Islamic Boarding School and the second one for YPSM and YBPN.
Yayasan Pembangunan Masyarakat Sejahtera (YPMS) benefits from timely donation of mattresses.
“The donations usually take place after V-Con with the aim to spread happiness to those in need,” Wita said.
V-Con, the annual conference held by QNET and The V was attended by 8,000 participants from 90 countries around the world. This is the third V-Con in Indonesia after Bali in 2001, and Jakarta in 2007, which was attended by more than 5,000 participants from all over the world.
It is through efforts such as this that the less fortunate can be uplifted, live meaningful lives, have better living conditions and can rise above their hardship which is directly in line with the mission of the RYTHM Foundation.