Bank Mega invites all customers and communities to deposit money and take part in building school facilities and infrastructures through Mega Berbagi Savings product. By owning a Mega Berbagi Savings account, customers can deposit money and give to charity anytime and anywhere. By automatically depositing a minimum of 1% of the interest rate received and an additional 1% from Bank Mega, the customers and Bank Mega together build the future and contribute to education improvement. By the end of December 2019, donated funds reached a total of Rp111 billion and had been distributed to 69 schools having completed construction and renovation, as well as 3 schools having received the Bank’s commitments and still under construction with a funding allocation of Rp102 billion. The program aims at fulfilling the fourth goal of the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs), which is to support education improvement.
A more detailed explanation of the Corporate Social & environmental Responsibility activities is provided in the Sustainable Report 2019.
The activities of Mega Berbagi are as follows:
Throughout 2019, Mega Berbagi had successfully finished the construction of 17 (seventeen) schools; nine of which were demolished due to earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi. Bank Mega, together with other business units of CT Corp provided aid for communities in Palu by rebuilding schools and places of worship damaged by the earthquake and tsunami at the end of 2018. Owing to this program, 9 schools in Palu are now fully eligible for classroom teaching and learning.
The following are the schools receiving Mega Berbagi donation for renovation and rebuilding: