ACT’s Food Distribution Vehicles Visit Pekanbaru and Surrounding Areas

Two of ACT’s food distribution vehicles namely the Humanity Food Bus and Humanity Rice Truck visited Pekanbaru this October. These two vehicles will also visit surrounding cities and regencies to spread the fruit of community’s generosity.

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Children in Riau savor meal packages from the Humanity Food Bus. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, PEKANBARU – On its tour in Sumatra, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)’s Humanity Food Bus arrived at Pekanbaru, Riau, in late October. The mobile kitchen that is able to cook thousands of meal packages in one go came to the city to distribute free meals to the needy. Its arrival was warmly welcomed not only by the beneficiaries but also the donors.

One of them was the Indonesian Medical Association of Riau Region (IDI Riau). On the occasion of National Doctors’ Day, IDI Riau served 425 meal packages with the Humanity Food Bus in Rumbai, Pekanbaru.

Dr. Dimas Pramita Nugraha from IDI Riau said Humanity Food Bus is an excellent program to be carried out to provide free nutritious food for the needy.

“Even outside the pandemic, many people are struggling with economic difficulties. It takes support and collaboration with all parties in order for a program like this to succeed and continue,” hoped Dr. Dimas.

The Humanity Food Bus also made a stop in Kampar Regency. As many as 325 meal packages were distributed at Al-Hasanah orphanage in Pandau Jaya Village, Siak Hulu, Saturday (10/23/2021) to the orphans, caretakers, and surrounding residents.

“The Humanity Food Bus came not only to provide meal packages but also to educate people about generosity and its extensive benefits,” explained ACT Riau Branch Manager, Nurdiansyah.

In addition to the Humanity Food Bus, ACT also deployed its Humanity Rice Truck to Pekanbaru, Pelalawan, and Siak, delivering three tons of rice to ease the burden on the communities affected by the pandemic. []