Ghina Ghaliya and 11 other journalists in Jarkarta organized a group to collect money and food for people in need shortly after the pandemic hit the area. When a garbage collector asked the journalist if she had an old mobile phone to help his children access online learning, their focus shifted to collecting old cell phones. Many kids are still doing schooling from home, and having to share devices across the household isn't working well. Some kids are falling behind in their studies and some parents are losing work opportunities during peak times when their phone is needed to complete their work. So far, Ghaliya's group has collected and dispersed more 300 phones and $35,000. The money allows them to purchase additional phones and supply Internet access to those without. This small gesture is putting the parents and children at ease and bringing smiles to their faces.

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