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ST Telemedia helps to promote learning among children in various areas in Jakarta

May 2006 / e-newsletter

In March 2006, ST Telemedia contributed RP480 million towards the one-year operating cost of Mobil Pintar (MOPIN), a community project initiated by Solidaritas Istri Kabinet Indonesia Bersatu (the Indonesian Ministers' Wives Club). MOPIN, which means "Smart Vehicle", was formally launched by Indonesia's First Lady, Ibu Hadjah Ani Bambang Yudhoyono, in May 2005. 

Its aim is to promote reading and learning among children living in the povety areas in Jakarta areas in Jakarta and its surroundings. Besides books, each vehicle is equipped with interactive computer learning facilities and educational toys. To guide and supervise the children's learning experience, tutors and aides are on-site. MOPIN will initially reach out to children up to aged 15 as the project progresses. Since its launch, MOPIN has been actively serving about 30 locations in the JABOTABEK (Jakarta-Bogor-Tangerang-Bekasi) area.