“I joined Yayasan Jantung Indonesia because I wanted to help it continue with important programmes, such as helping babies born with heart defects,” says Shahla Rahardjo. An MBA graduate who has worked for insurance company AIG, management consultant arm of accounting firm Ernst & Young and her family’s business, Shahla counts Esti Nurjadin as a childhood friend,
“We’re aiming to create more awareness of heart disease and to send positive messages to the community about healthy lifestyles - why it’s important and how to do it,” says Shahla. “We have set up a special division for education in remote areas. These people are the key to creating awareness among all Indonesians, at all levels of society.
“My role as the Treasurer for the foundation is to work closely with Vice Treasurer Sumiati (Gani) to make all programmes go smoothly. We have to make sure that all the donations and funds entrusted to us go directly to those in need.”
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