IRPRESUNIV.ORG, CIKARANG – After a long preparation, finally, Creative and Works division of PUMA IR under International Relations Study Program of President University had satisfactorily held the IR Social Project 2020. This year brings a different concept that consists of two main activities, the mental health webinar and the social project itself. The webinar held on 29th Nov while the social project on November 29th at Kampung Nelayan, North Jakarta. Also, this event enlivened by various challenges to get donations through the Fundonate system.
On Saturday, 24th November, bringing the theme of “Mental Health during COVID-19” this webinar was very well executed and received great enthusiasm from all participants. The webinar invited two amazing speakers there are Ms Cut Maghfirah Faisal, M.Psi., Psikolog and Mr I Made Suri Pandhu. In the first session, Ms Cut Maghfirah Faisal, M.Psi., Psikolog explained about mental health problems and how to stay mentally healthy during the pandemic in her perspectives as a clinical psychologist. In the next session, Mr I Made Suri Pandhu as a speaker, started his session by telling his own experience that related to mental health. He also stated how important to have mentally healthy during the pandemic. This webinar received lots of questions, and responses prove that many participants were interested and aware of this issue.
Further, on the day of social project’s activity that held on 29th November in Kampung Nelayan, North Jakarta. With the main target is the children of society, this activity aims to educate children from Kampung Nelayan. Even though the event was under health protocols, both the committees and the participants are all happy to create remarkable moments. Besides, this event filled with fun activities as all the participants encouraged to join and participate all the session happily. Started from drawing and colouring session, handcrafting, sharing session until the main session which is the material session about ‘What is Your Dream?’ In this session, all children are encouraged and get to know about their dreams and do not afraid to dream big. Before this event ends, there are flashmob performance from all the committee and children there and giving a symbolic donation to this place, Kampung Nelayan. The event of IR Social Project 2020 officially ended with a fun photo session with all the participants.
By: Khairani Raisha (IR 2019)