Christmas is one of the most celebrated event for Christians around the world. In this day, they are celebrating when Jesus Christ was born to this world. When we think about Christmas, there are many things that pops in our head. We probably think about celebration, holiday, Christmas mass, presents, and many more. Those things usually become a part of us during Christmas. These celebratory festivities are also present in Papua. Christmas in Papua is celebrated by many people, because the majority of people in Papua are Christian devout. Therefore the government has been taking the best measures to provide the best Christmas for the people in Papua, one of them is by ensuring food security and transportation in Papua.
This Christmas of 2016, the Management of Telkomsel in Papua will give 2,000 Christmas presents for the Papuan children in 8 Regencies in Papua. These presents will be delivered to the children through the Military Command District (Kodam) XVII/Cenderawasih.
“Telkomsel in Papua does not only develop telecommunication but also the community and the people. We are happy to become a part of this Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program with Kodam XVI/Cenderawasih,” said the Site Manager of Telkomsel Regional of Papua and Maluku, Freddy Siswanto, cited from AntaraPapua.
The presents are one of the ways for Telkomsel in Papua to show their care, which also proves their spirit in building this nation. Telkomsel provides 100 million IDR for this program that will be delivered to the Papuan children in Jayapura, Jayawijaya, Tolikara, Lany Jaya, Puncak Jaya, Bia, Nabire, and Merauke Regencies. Those presents will be delivered to the children from 1 Desember 2016 until 20 Desember 2016.
Christmas presents for the Papuan children is not the only thing that Telkomsel in Papua will give in 2016 Christmas and New Year. They will also hold a number of events for the celebration of Christmas and New Year. Telkomsel in Papua will make Standby Posts and “device vaganza,” for Christmas and New Year’s celebration in Papua. They are going to build seven Standby Posts in Sorong, six in Jayapura and five Standby Posts in Sorong.
For the “device vaganza” event, Telkomsel Regional of Maluku will offer cheap internet package for the Papuan people which are TAU Internet Package of 14 GB/Month, Cheap 4G Smartphone Bazaar, “Tcash Food Festival”, Redeem & Telkomsel Poin Auction, and conversion service to 4G card. They will also make various contests in this event, such as coloring and karaoke contests.
By creating these Christmas programs and events, Telkomsel in Papua hopes that they can show their appreciation towards the people of Papua. Telkomsel as a state owned company is eager to build and improve Papua.