Sompo Holdings and Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik Show Concern on Crossroad Safety by Consistently Socialize SELAMAT Program in Educational Environment
On February 28th 2018, following Save The Children's research results in 2015 on the level of students' knowledge of “Zona Selamat Sekolah” (ZoSS) which is only 15% of the total students in 11 Schools (SD and SMP) in Bandung, Sompo Holdings in collaboration with Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik partners of Save The Children, are keep trying to launch the Education and Socialization Program of Traffic Safety (SELAMAT) for students, teachers and parents in Bandung, West Java for the last 4 years.
Through the program of SELAMAT (Socialization and Education of Crossroad Safety) supported by Sompo Holdings, various trainings have been conducted for students, teachers and parents at the school level in collaboration with Bandung Education Department, Bandung Transportation Department and Polrestabes Bandung. "At least now almost 70% of students in 15 schools (elementary and junior high school) of Bandung already have knowledge about ZoSS, moreover in practice more than 65% of children already use helmets when they are going to go to school, which previously did not reach 50%. In addition, 30 schools assisted by the program already have traffic safety infrastructure surrounding their school "said Noer Pangroso, Central Area Senior Manager of the Sayangi Tunas Cilik Foundation of Save the Children partners.
In the event of "Festival Keselamatan Berlalu Lintas Untuk Anak" held at Bandung Traffic Park on February 28, 2018, Kenichi Shinohara, Head of Corporate Planning, PT Sompo Insurance Indonesia revealed "For the last four years (2014-2018) SOMPO Holdings together with Save the Children Foundation consistently promotes road safety for children through improving roadside safety infrastructure, improving knowledge and practice among students, teachers and parents at school or known as SELAMAT programs. "
The "Keselamatan Berlalu Lintas Untuk Anak" Festival event closes the 4-year program of SELAMAT from 2014 to 2018. Through the Festival, SELAMAT program officially handed over to the Bandung City Government attended by the Mayor of PJS Bandung, Muhamad Solihin to ensure the sustainability of the program. Going forward, SAFE Program is expected to continue to be an excellent, sustainable, and exemplary and sustainable road safety program for children for the Government of the City.