"Serving the people , Making a difference"
Bayan Group is one of the leading producers of coal in Indonesia and we recognize the importance of serves and contribute to social-economy within our operation area.
Greater social pressure can result in better social performance and that’s why Bayan takes the initiative to ensure Community Development (CD) program as one of its missions in which the operation has to be smoothly running hand-in-hand with the community surrounding areas.
We are working over the 48 villages in East Kalimantan and 4 in South Kalimantan within 7 (seven) mining operation and 3 (three) coal terminals.
Starting in early 2009 Bayan has officially announce the Four Basic Pillars by adopting an international standard of community and environmental practices, including recent initiatives to ensure that corporate CD strategy and performance are successfully managed and give higher returns for the community. There were about 150 of 315 programs from 9 sites were conducted this year (until Sept’18).
Increase of Community Capacity Building
Due to remote area within Bayan’s mining operation and limited educational access and facilities, therefore Bayan in collaboration with Sampoerna Foundation and Surya University provide scholarships programs about 16 students for 2014 and 2017.
In addition, we also provide teacher’s Quality Development Program Training for 25 schools over 60 teachers within Tabang area and these numbers will increase gradually in the near future.
These programs expect to increase of community capacity building in Bayan’s operation areas.
Bayan’s continue to promote economic growth that will generate income for the local community towards economic programs on fisheries, animal husbandry, agriculture and alternative economy programs, as well as cooperation with other parties.
Animals husbandry consist of cows and goats in several locations in Tabang and Gunungbayan, while fishery economic programs were located in Seblang, Blusuk, Bukit Baru Villages and others.
Agriculture economic program also conducted at Mendika Village for Durian and Holai Fruits with implementation of this program though community group of Mendika Village under the supervision of BUMDES and local government. In addition, for Gunung Bayan village and Muara Siran Villages also conducted economic support in forms of vegetables.
Bayan also support women groups for economic activities for UKM Sewing Group consist of 25 women from surrounding of the area. This program aim to provide knowledge and skills for the Sewing UKM Group of Buluq Sen Village.
Kalimantan is one of the area with lack of infrastructure in Indonesia, to filling the gap, Bayan group support to develop community development programs for infrastructure improvement such as; build a health care facilities for people in Gunung Sari Village and surrounding areas, build community meeting hall in Sejahtera Mulia Village, electrical installation for houses and public facilities in Muara Bunyut and Empakuq Village, construct community hall in Bukit Baru village, brigdes in Umaq Dian and Dayak traditional house sculpture in Umaq Dian also Lamin Ja’ao at Tabang and others.
Bayan also contribute on Clean Water Facilities in several villages such as water reservoir with 1,200 liters capacity in Ritan Baru village, clean water tank in Long Beleh Modang Village, and Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in Kupang Baru, Muara Siran and Bukit Jering villages and others.
To improve community health by support on creating healthy environment, Bayan collaboration with the community to develop and implement community health programs focused on women and children such as ; supplementary feeding for children and pregnant woman in Senyiur, Kupang Baru, Muara Siran and Bukit Jering Village. The Company also built toilet at Mekar Sari village and Community Health Centers (puskesmas) at Mekar Sari and Kedang Kepala villages.
Culture and Religious
The Company also provides assistance in the forms of qurban (sacriface animals) and church equipment support during the National Religious Holiday. The Company also built GKII church in Kelekat Village and renovated Asyafiin prayer house (musholla) in Senyiur village. Bayan also support on religious holiday celebration such as Idul Fitri, Idul Adha and Christmas Days
Strong focus for Bayan CD initiatives in term of social environment is the community’. Bayan as a miner has a huge impact on local communities; positive effects include the creation of new communities and wealth, income from operation activities, technology transfer, skilled employment and training for local populations and improvements in infrastructure such as roads, schools and health activities.
To date, Bayan has spent total of IDR 157 billion in community development programs.