Tiket.com Berbagi Sehat Continues to Raise Funds for the Daily Basic Needs of Workers in the Tourism Sector
After organizing the tiket.com Berbagi Sehat donation movement in the first phase of March 28 to April 5, 2020, Tiket.com symbolically handed over 800 Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for medical personnel, the results of exchanging TIX Points for customers and CSR ticket funds. com to the Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) team at ACT Menara 165 headquarters, East Cilandak, South Jakarta on April 15, 2020.
Donated items consist of surgical masks, medical-certified hand sanitizers, multivitamins to maintain endurance, hand gloves and hazmat suits that will be distributed by ACT teams to 38 hospitals throughout Indonesia that still need PPE for its medical staff.
Continuing the spirit of sharing, tiket.com launched the second phase of ticket.com Berbagi Sehat starting on April 15-22, 2020. In this second phase, tiket.com invites customers to donate their TIX Points to be exchanged for various TIX points starting from Rp10. 000, Rp. 20,000, Rp. 50,000, Rp. 100,000, Rp. 200,000 and Rp. 500,000. Furthermore, the results of this donation will be combined with tiket.com's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds for the purchase of basic food needs for daily workers in the tourism sector affected by COVID-19.
The second phase of TIX Point raising is focused on lighting up the burdens of daily life needs of the worker from tourism sector such as station porters, pedicab drivers, small traders, local tour guides and others who are currently experiencing a decline and even loss of income. With the adoption of the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) policy and a discretion to stay at home, the number of people who will travel is declined and impacting the tourism sector, especially daily workers whose their livelihoods depend on this industrial sector.
tiket.com customers can donate their TIX Points from April 15 to April 22, 2020 through the platform provided. The complete way to donate is as follows:
"We express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the enthusiasm of Tiket.com customers for participating in spreading this kindness. At tis moment when our costumers have to be whole-hearted to not be able to vacation, they instead support our program by donating their TIX Points. For this reason, we decide to continue to invite our customers to spread the goodness by participating in the second phase of tiket.com Berbagi Sehat, which this time is devoted to day-to-day workers in the tourism sector. However, the daily workers in the tourism sector also contribute in developing Indonesian tourism. We are sure that the small movements made by each customer will have a big impact if done together, "said Muhammad Anugraha Arisha, the Campaign Manager of Tiket.com.
In this second phase, Tiket.com will collaborate with the social organization Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) in distributing food packages to daily workers in the tourism sector in several regions throughout Indonesia.
ACT Strategic Partnership Director , Mukti welcomed the synergy that was carried out with Tiket.com. This is as part of finding the best solution in overcoming Corona virus. "The support of Tiket.com for APD assistance is very helpful for the medical team. This is due to the scarcity and high cost of APD which became its own problems during this pandemic. Tiket.com is one of the corporations concerned with humanitarian issues and problems in collaboration with ACT This aims to be able to help the vanguard and the patients who still need us all. Hopefully this can be a positive good that can be followed by other private sectors in creating a greater impact, "said Mukti.
For ACT, this spirit of optimism needs to be conveyed and promoted continuously. Given the impact of this outbreak to he economy of the community, especially the underprivileged. "The strategic action that ACT is undertaking is to collaborate with various parties and bringing down our best fleets. ACT will responsible for making each disaster aid as the best work in helping the nation," added Mukti.