KJRI Kota Kinabalu Makes Outreach to Expand Education Services for Children of Indonesian Migrant Workers
The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia (KJRI) Kota Kinabalu is holding a Socialization of Education Services Providing for the Children of Indonesian Migrant Workers (PMI) in Sabah. The event was held on December 17, 2019.
“Education is a mandate of the constitution. In addition, education is also a basic need as well as human rights for every child to achieve it, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender and citizenship,” said the Indonesian Consul General in Kota Kinabalu, Krishna Djelani when opening the event.
The socialization that carries the theme “Access to Education for PMI Children in Sabah” generally discussed the ins and outs of alternative education services through the Community Learning Center (CLC) for PMI children in Sabah. Thus as reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) through its official website quoted Thursday (12/26/2019).
The event was attended by no less than 100 representative participants from palm oil companies / companies in the Sabah region, by presenting speakers from the Sabah State Education Office (JPNS), SUHAKAM (Suruhanjaya Human Rights Malaysia) and EMPA (East Malaysia Plantation Association).
Beginning with a video screening of testimonials and thanks from a number of CLC alumni who are currently continuing their tertiary education in Indonesia, the socialization activity was officially opened by the Indonesian Consul General in Kota Kinabalu.
In his remarks, the Indonesian Consul General also expressed his high appreciation to all stakeholders, especially the field administrators who had provided excellent support and support in efforts to provide educational services for PMI children in Sabah.
“Without the support and cooperation and good collaboration from the companies / fields, it seems impossible education services for PMI children in the fields can be realized”, said Consul General Krishna.