goodmorningpapua.com-PT Tunas Sawa Erma-B (TSE-B), a part of the TSE Group, provided scholarships worth Rp. 331 million for 302 children of the hamlet leaders in Boven Digoel, Papua, Saturday (12/6). The provision of this donation was accompanied by the provision of masks to a number of people who did not have them.
The General Manager of TSE-B, Sunman Kim said, the distribution of scholarships is intended for the children of the hamlet leaders who are in elementary school to university. He hopes that the educational assistance provided by the company can help them achieve their goals.
“That way, the children can build Papua to be better,” said Kim in his speech.
Improving of the quality of human resources (HR) in Papua has long been a priority for TSE Group’s social contribution to society. Throughout 2020, TSE Group’s contribution to scholarship assistance for students in the company’s operational areas in Boven Digoel and Merauke, Papua, reached Rp.955 million. It is an increasing compared to the previous year, Rp681 million.
The trend of increasing for contribution value illustrates that the company’s attention to education steadily increase.
This year, TSE Group will also increase the quota of university scholarship recipients at the Yogyakarta Stiper Agricultural Institute (Instiper). The selection of scholarships can now be followed by the sons and daughters of the Boven Digoel and Merauke regions, from what was previously only intended for the sons and daughters of the ulayat rights owners.
The expansion of the scope of scholarship recipients is expected to help in improving the quality of the young generation of Papua. For the further impact, they can get a decent job and income so that their welfare and that of the local community can be guaranteed.
Head of the Boven Digoel Education and Culture Office, Matias Kainon, who was also present at the event, hoped that TSE Group could continue to expand its contribution in the education sector.
“The assistance can be maintained and increased to the community around the company. That way, more children will feel the results,” he said.