PT Multistrada Arah Sarana Launches “Tire for Education” Program to Educate Underprivileged and School Dropouts
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Jakarta, 9 June 2011 – Producer of the Achilles Radial, Radial Corsa, and Corsa motorcycle PT. Multistrada Arah Sarana, Tbk (MASA) initiated a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program named “Tire for Education” in 2011. MASA would be working alongside Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB Foundation) to execute the program which will begin in June 2011. The program aims to assist underprivileged and school dropouts in Indonesia in obtaining education through a holistic education program of YCAB Foundation, which consists of vocational skills training for hair and beauty, hospitality, and sewing.
Senior Manager for CSR PT MASA Bachtiar Klagoes stressed that the collaboration with YCAB Foundation was developed because YCAB Foundation is specializes in the area of youth development through education, entrepreneurship, and economic empowerment program. In addition, Head of Global Marketing & Business Development PT. Multistrada Arah Sarana, Tbk Edward Mamahit said: “Best known for hosting major automotive events i.e. Drift Achilles Drift Battle in Indonesia and Achilles Formula Drift Asian Series in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, we are also launching a CSR program to underline our concern in the field of education. In addition, we collaborate with YCAB Foundation due to our shared vision to improve the quality of education in Indonesia.”
On the same day, MASA and YCAB Foundation also held the Angel of Change Night – a charity night program – at Wisma Achilles. “Angel of Change is a campaign launched by YCAB in 2009, and aims to inspire individuals and companies in Indonesia to invest in the education of Indonesian children. We believe that we can break the poverty cycle and develop the nation by providing access to education for underprivileged and school dropouts in Indonesia,” said Founder/CEO YCAB Foundation Veronica Colondam.
Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB Foundation) is an independent, non-profit organization that was established in August 1999 and became a global organization in 2011 through YCAB International. YCAB Foundation is headquartered in New York and registered as a non-profit organization with tax deductions facility through section 501 (c) (3).
YCAB Foundation has focus in youth development through three areas of concentration: healthy lifestyle promotion, education provision and economic empowerment.
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About Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa
Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa is an independent non-profit organization in Indonesia that was established in August 1999 and became a global organization in 2011 through YCAB Foundation. YCAB Foundation is headquartered in New York and is registered as a non-profit organizations that already have the facility of tax reductions (tax deductions) through section 501 (c) (3).
YCAB Foundation aims to establish independence in adolescents with a comprehensive development approach through the Healthy Lifestyle Promotion (HELP), House of Learning and Development (HOLD), and Hands-on Operation for Entrepreneurship (HOPE).
For more information, please visit www.ycabfoundation.org
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