PEKANBARU. Trash charity is a program initiated by Rumah Zakat in the field of health. The program is moving to turn waste into something useful and valuable to the community. In this case, the trash collected will be resold and the proceeds will be used for free health care at RBG Rumah Zakat Pekanbaru clinic for the underprivileged.
Currently, the trash collected not only comes from the home of the citizens, but some are from the company. “Now it is not only from the houses alone, but we also have recycled garbage from various agencies in Pekanbaru one of the Central Bureau of Statistics,” said Yolanda, Public Health of Rumah Zakat Pekanbaru.
Time for garbage collection is usually done every Friday or it can be adjusted to the schedule of each customer. In addition to picking up, Pekanbaru residents can also directly collect garbage at Rumah Zakat Pekanbaru’s RBG Clinic.
“I will help spread the information of Trash Charity Bank is because it is very useful. With this activity we can contribute to help people in need in getting health services.” Nildawati said, one of the customers of Trash Charity Bank of Pekanbaru.