JAKARTA – The spread of the coronavirus has worried the Indonesian people, especially the citizens of Jakarta as the capital city of the country, in which the spread of the virus is quite massive. The government also orders all Indonesian people to anticipate and avoid the spread of the coronavirus through a healthy lifestyle and maintaining cleanliness.
To anticipate and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Mustika Ratu launched the Olive Hand Gel which is very useful to help maintain health and cleanliness. The Olive Hand Gel contains 70% alcohol and natural antiseptic ingredients that effectively kill viruses and bacteria, but still maintain the skin moisture and softness that is needed by the people for protection from the coronavirus.
Following the company’s commitment to social care, especially the community around the company, Mustika Ratu distributed the Olive Hand Gel to residents of Ciracas Village, Ciracas Sub-district, East Jakarta, on Friday, March 20, 2020.
The handover was immediately conducted by Puteri Indonesia 2020, Rr. Ayu Maulida, together with the Mustika Ratu team to the residents represented by the heads of local RW and RT.
“We are all very concerned about this coronavirus disaster. Therefore, Mustika Ratu together with Puteri Indonesia Foundation arrange a giveaway of Olive Hand Gel to the community. This Olive Hand Gel is very good for maintaining hand hygiene because it contains 70% alcohol and natural antiseptic ingredients that effectively kill viruses and bacteria, which are needed by the community for protection from coronaviruses,” Ayu Maulida said.
Besides giving Hand Gel to the community, Mustika Ratu also helped and provided hand sanitizers in public spaces aimed at maintaining the cleanliness of the community to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Ayu further explained that this social program will continue to provide hand gel to communities around the West Java area. In addition, Mustika Ratu will also provide assistance in the form of jamu to coronavirus patients and paramedics who are on duty at the hospitals to maintain their health and increase their immune system. These jamu are made from Indonesian natural herbs which are very good for helping and increasing the immune system to ward off coronavirus (Covid-19), such as Red Ginger Herbal Medicine which contains various compounds, including Shogaol, Gingerol, Zingeron which are an added-value compared to other gingers. In addition to warm up the body, Red Ginger is believed to be efficacious to overcome digestive problems, joint pain, relieve cough and sore throat, prevent cancer, and increase immunity. Besides, there is also Curcuma Herbal Medicine which is efficacious for maintaining a healthy liver function, so that it is good for the detoxification process of toxins in the body, Turmeric Tamarind Herbal Medicine to cope with inflammation, blood circulation, relieve menstrual pain, help the digestive system and contain antioxidants to ward off free radicals, and Galanga Rice Herbal Medicine which has the efficacy to increase body stamina, overcome fatigue and aches due to daily activities and maintain appetite.
Mustika Ratu together with the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) will also provide thousands of jamu and hand gels to the community who have to work for public interests, such as online ojek and journalists in the MPR Building yard on Monday, March 23, 2020.
“We hope that what is provided by Mustika Ratu can be utilized and truly used for self and family interests. Thus, it can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the midst of this pandemic,” Ayu said.
The Senior Corporate Communication of PT Mustika Ratu Tbk, Mega Angkasa, emphasized that Mustika Ratu was very concerned about the nation’s social problems. “This has become part of the company social responsibility, which we want to share with those in need. Hence, we distribute Hand Gel for free to residents, especially around the company and other residents who need it,” Mega said.
This is also a form of commitment from PT Mustika Ratu Tbk to always bring benefits to the community through quality Indonesian natural products. In addition, educative content is also campaigned through Mustika Ratu’s official social media account to minimize the spread of hoax news, so that the community can stay smart and not get tricked by wrong information.