The Launch of Panasonic Solar Lantern at YUM
On certain occasions, YUM will partner with various organisations and companies to enhance the projects and increase the wellbeing of our beneficiaries.
On this particular occasion, YUM collaborated with ONE Championship (ONE) and Panasonic, distributing 100 solar lanterns to our beneficiaries in Cipanas, West Java. ONE is Asia’s largest global sport media property while Panasonic is a large global Japanese corporation for the development of diverse electronics technologies. The aim of this project is to bring portable solar light to those who have limited access to electricity. For most families in this area, access to electricity is difficult and they cannot afford to buy or pay for more electricity. This situation has severely limited their activities, especially during night-time.
The opening event of this collaboration was held inside YUM’s hall where 60 children came as the representatives of the beneficiaries. At this event, YUM’s children had an opportunity to engage with ONE’s athletes and the Panasonic team. One of ONE’s athletes shared a story about her personal experience to provide inspiration and motivation for the children. There was also a small session of Martial Arts practice. Meanwhile, the Panasonic team shared about the use of solar lanterns and how to live a healthy life. All the children felt extremely excited throughout the entire afternoon. They enjoyed meeting new people and seemed to cherish those moments.
Thanks to these lanterns, the children can continue studying when it is already dark and will no longer need candles, flashlights or emergency lamps. In addition, the families will have more time to bond with each other and the adults can continue on with their tasks.
YUM is open to all kinds of collaboration with any organization that share the same mission and vision as us which is to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged in areas of education, health, and community development.
The family now has more time to gather at night
The athlete demonstrates simple Martial Arts act
The Panasonic's team explain how to use the lamp
The children try to charge the lantern outside
The children are excited with their solar lamp!