Students from Mentari School Jakarta visit XSProject Office

Students from Mentari School Jakarta visit XSProject Office

The Grade Two from Mentari School Jakarta visited XSProject on Tuesday, 11 November in the morning in groups of 3 (25 students each). They learn about how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, to see the process directly. During the visit they toured XSproject office,workshop and closed with the question and answer session with questions they had prepared prior the visit. These questions related to the project that they will work at schools to raise awareness of the environmental and trash.

Many ways for the children can do and as part of the learning and doing it all the way, is by purchasing our products and so that the students can appreciate the waste that they or other people created and reduce the unwanted waste in Jakarta. And also with the money they spend to purchase the product, the children can help making sure that the children of the trash pickers can also go to school so that they can get a better future than their parents.

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Upcycle to The Next Level

Upcycle to The Next Level

The Body Shop Present

Upcycle to The Next Level

The Body Shop menantang tiga desainer untuk membuat produk fesyen dari hasil upcycle sampah plastik. Ketiga desainer tersebut, adalah Lenny Agustin, Carla Handayani, dan XS Project & Impact. Tantangan yang bersifat positif tersebut, tentu disambut gembira oleh mereka.

“‎Dengan mengambil tema ‘Save The Sea’, kami menantang ke tiga desainer untuk menciptakan produk fashion yang berasal dari hasil upcycle sampah plastik,” ujar Rika Anggraini, GM Corporate Communication The Body Shop Indonesia, di Jakarta Fashion Week 2015, Senayan City, Jakarta, Jumat (7/11).

‎Hasil dari sampah plastik itu, dikumpulkan oleh para desainer dan dibuat produk fashion yang cantik, seperti kalung, gelang, anting, tas, dan aksesoris lainnya. Program ini, sejalan dengan nilai-nilai The Body Shop, yakni ‘Protect The Planet’ ke dalam industri fesyen Indonesia. Kegiatan upcylce sampah plastik tersebut, merupakan langkah kreatif untuk mengolah sampah, menjadi barang yang dapat digunakan.

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Sumbangan 20 unit Komputer

XSProject sangat bersyukur dengan adanya Program-program CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) dari perusahaan-perusahaan yang peduli dan bertanggung jawab terhadap masalah sosial. XSProject sangat berterima kasih kepada perusahaan Bentoel yang telah menyumbangkan 20 unit komputer.

Pemberian komputer ini bertujuan untuk menunjang pendidikan anak-anak pemulung di komunitas? Cirendeu. Sehingga mereka bisa meningkatkan pengetahuan dan keahliannya dengan adanya komputer serta menunjang pendidikan sekolahnya saat mendapatkan tugas sekolah yang memerlukan komputer. XSProject juga ingin agar sekolah-sekolah di  mana anak-anak pemulung di komunitas Cirendeu bersekolah dapat meningkatkan kualitas sarana pendidikannya.

Setelah melakukan kunjungan, pihak pendonor bersedia menyumbangkan 5 unit komputer untuk kantor XSProject, 5 unit komputer dan pembangunan ruangan dan meja computer di komunitas Cirendeu, 2 unit komputer untuk SD Cirendeu 2, dan 2 unit komputer untuk SMP/SMK YMJ. Kelebihan 6 unit komputer akan dijual untuk membayar biaya listrik pemakaian sarana komputer untuk anak-anak di komunitas Cirendeu.

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Poverty talk at PEL Jakarta International School Pattimura

Poverty talk at PEL Jakarta International School Pattimura

On Friday October 31, 2014 delegation from XS project MS. Retno visiting PEL Jakarta International School Pattimura to talk to the students regarding the poverty issue, in XSProject case it will in the area of trash pickers community . Trash picker community will be a great example of poverty matters for the students, as the talk will be focus on 4 (four) points as details below;
1.why the people they help are poor
2.what problems or difficulties these people face in their daily lives
3.what the XSProject doing to help lift these people out of poverty
4.what the children themselves can do to assist people in poverty

The outcome of making donation and better a continuously and consistently donation will be great and appreciated by the community. There 56 and more children that XSProject need to provide with school expenses ranging from grade 1 to SMK and also project of Micro financing for the moms, so they can learn new skills to help generate extra income for the family.

After talk regarding the poverty issue, students could asked directly to the Ms. Retno about the talks. They are very was enthusiastic ask questions to Ms.Retno. The talk outcome itself is to make our students realize that there’s people who live under poverty and also can make some donation for XSProject community or others community further.

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Opening Preparation Class for First Grade in the School Year 2015

Opening Preparation Class for First Grade in the School Year 2015

This activity is a kind of preparation class for the children to get additional learning to prepare them to grade 1 in the school year 2015. In this class, the child are given a basic knowledge for prepare them to grade 1 (elementary school), teach them writing, reading, math, and drawing. 

This class opening on Monday, September 29th, 2014 and start classes from October 1th until June 2015, it is every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8am-11am. This class for childrens from XSProject community who’s age is 6 – 7 years, they are about 10 or 11 Kids. They are given lesson by 2 teachers, Miss Kiki and Miss Asih. This Program is not just for the children but also for the parents. So, this is more than just preparing to grade 1, but basic values – which is become the first priority before basic knowledge to grade 1.

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Program Nutrisi Wismilak and XSHealth

Program Nutrisi Wismilak and XSHealth

Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship, responsible business and corporate social opportunity) is a concept whereby organizations consider the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment.

One form of CSR Wismilak a Program healthy feeding for children of the XsProject Trashpickers community in Cirendeu. Program providing healthy and nutritious meals will be held every week at 14.00 after the kids come home from school.

To begin this activity, September 18th, 2014, the children were given green bean porridge. This activity is planned sustainable by providing healthy and nutritious food types that varies in each implementation.

Thank you Wismilak 🙂

APA ITU CSR (Corporate Social Responsibilty) ?

Sekilas info, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) adalah suatu tindakan atau konsep yang dilakukan oleh perusahaan (sesuai kemampuan perusahaan tersebut) sebagai bentuk tanggungjawab mereka terhadap sosial/lingkungan sekitar dimana perusahaan itu berada.

Salah satu bentuk CSR dari wismilak berupa program pemberian makanan sehat kepada anak-anak dari komunitas pemulung XSProject di Cirendeu. Program pemberian makanan sehat dan bernutrisi ini akan dilaksanakan setiap seminggu sekali pada jam 14.00 setelah anak-anak pulang sekolah.

Untuk mengawali kegiatan ini, tanggal 18 September 2014, anak-anak diberi bubur kacang hijau. Kegiatan ini direncanakan berkesinambungan dengan memberikan jenis makanan sehat dan bernutrisi yang berbeda-beda di setiap pelaksanaan.

Terima kasih Wismilak 🙂

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Tetanus Vaccination – Second Shot

Tetanus Vaccination - Second Shot

Tetanus Vaccination – Second Shot

On Monday, 25th of August was held a second tetanus vaccine in Cirendeu. Second the vaccine aimed to strengthen the vaccine before, so it has immunity against tetanus infection in a longer period of time (Coverage up to 3 years protection).

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