Lazismu (a philanthropic body of Muhammadiyah) Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik received grocery donations from PT Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali (PT PJB) on Tuesday (03/08). The donations became a collaborative work from both parties in handling Covid-19 and the community concern towards Covid-19 impacts. The financial manager and administration of PT PJB-Gresik, Eko Setiawan, handed over the donation. On the other hand, the Rector of UM Gresik, Dr Eko Budi Leksono, ST MT took the assistance symbolically. The Vice-Rector III UM Gresik, Wuwarno SE MSi, also accompanied.
“The groceries donation is one of the PJB Empati programs. Moreover, to support broader communities, our company demonstrates our contribution, role, and responsibility in assisting people affected by the Covid-19,” Eko continued. PT PJB has collaborated with Lazismu UM Gresik several times. From the collaboration, PT PJB trusts and synergizes with Lazismu Univ Muh Gresik.
The manager of Lazismu Univ Muh Gresik, Dr Abdul Kholid MPdI, explained that the donation distribution targets from PT PJB were Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik civitas academia affected by Covid-19 and conducted self-isolation. Afterwards, Muhammadiyah cadres around campus and public communities in Gresik. He expected that the collaboration between PT PJB and Lazismu Univ Muh Gresik continued to be carried out because it lightened the community’s load for their daily needs. Moreover, it could contribute to the humanitarian issue, especially in Gresik.