Fulfilling People’s Food Needs in Langsa through Cheap Food Operation

Cheap Food Operation visited residents in Paya Village, Bujok Tuning, Langsa City. The program becomes a solution for the food crisis faced by underprivileged people during the pandemic.

Cheap Food Operation Langsa.
Through Cheap Food Operation, people can purchase the food package half of the normal price. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, LANGSA – Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) and Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia (MRI) carried out Cheap Food Operation in ACT Langsa Branch Office, Paya Village, Bujok Tuning, Langsa City on Saturday (10/30/2021).

The program which is initiated by ACT and the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) is a solution for underprivileged people who have difficulty fulfilling their food needs. People only have to pay half of the normal price to get the grocery package from Cheap Food Operation.

The event was attended and started by Head of Langsa City Social Service, Armiya, SP. He warmly welcomed Cheap Food Operation activity. "This activity is very beneficial for residents of Langsa City especially underprivileged communities as they can get the cheap food packages," said Armiya.

Armiya hopes, through Cheap Food Operation, there will be more people with sustenance who want to help others. "I encourage the benefactors in Langsa City to participate by submitting their donations through ACT Langsa so that more underprivileged communities can be helped," said Armiya.

Head of Langsa City Social Service, Armiya hopes Cheap Food Operation can motivate people to help others. (ACTNews)

Through the event, Cheap Food Operation has benefited hundreds of people from various backgrounds. One of them was Ustaz Hendri who has been teaching Islamic knowledge to children around his neighborhood for many years.

During his service, Ustaz Hendri has experienced various challenges and difficulties, especially in the economic sector. "Sometimes, I ran out of food supply at home and I have to hold myself from buying it as I didn’t have money left," he said. He was very happy with Cheap Food Operation the program helped him to overcome difficulties.

Branch Manager of ACT Langsa, Ryanda Saputra hopes for such a heartbreaking story that happened to Ustaz Hendri will not be repeated either to him or the others.

Therefore, ACT Langsa is always ready to realize the benefactors’ mandate especially those who are in Langsa City to assist the impoverished residents.

“This program is our serious effort in fulfilling the community’s food needs. Benefactors who want to participate in assisting the underprivileged community can submit their support through bank transfer to BSI 716 416 9067 , Muamalat 333 001 6685, dan Bank Aceh Syariah 5180 108 00000 36 in the name of Aksi Cepat Tanggap. Afterward, please confirm your donation through direct message on official Instagram @act_langsa or WhatsApp chat to 62822 9720 7127. Direct donations can also be delivered to ACT Langsa Branch Office,” Ryanda concluded.[]