MAKASSAR. The volunteers of RZ Makassar organized social service expedition entitled The Expedition of Bhakti Relawan Nusantara in Bangkengbatu Village, Pao, Tombolo Pao, Gowa, from October 23rd to 26th, 2014.
To reach the target area, the volunteers needed 4 hours with car and 2 hours of hiking. There were various activities implemented by the volunteers in Bangkengbatu such as teaching in some Elementary Schools, providing portable library, cleaning and painting mosques, healthy gymnastic, clean and healthy lifestyle counseling, health care service, and the distribution of supplementary foods.
In addition, the volunteers also held various fun competitions for local residents such as 1st rank quiz, unique moneybox making competition, and cooking contest.
In the last day of expedition, the volunteer distributed Superqurban corned, soap, teeth brush, and toothpaste to Bangkengbatu residents.
“The expedition was implemented in Bangkengbatu because it is located in outermost area in Makassar. The expedition here is one of memorable expedition in our life,” Battiar, a volunteer, said.***