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【A-PAD Indonesia】A-PAD Donates Panasonic Solar Lanterns

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【A-PAD Indonesia】A-PAD Donates Panasonic Solar Lanterns

2024.05.08

On April 26, 2024, A-PAD Indonesia, in collaboration with PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, donated solar lanterns to communities in Cianjur, West Java.

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The solar lanterns were donated to 200 families and educational facilities in seven communities across Cugenang District, Cianjur, West Java, impacted by the deadly 2022 earthquake.

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During the donation ceremony, A-PAD Indonesia’s Country Director, Sinta Kaniawati, expressed gratitude for the donation from PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, emphasizing the need of the community in Cugenang.

General Manager of the Communication Department from Panasonic highlighted “Our solar lantern donation program has been ongoing since 2013. We are pleased to provide our support to the people of Cianjur. We hope that the lanterns will be useful for these communities.”

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The donation was organized by A-PAD Indonesia as a partner of the Kusuma Buana Foundation.

April 26 also marks Hari Kesiapsiagaan Bencana (National Disaster Preparedness Day). The community members performed music and brought everyone together to commemorate this special occasion.