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Freeport-McMoRan’s PT Freeport Indonesia Partnership Fund Supports Education for Indigenous Children

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August 23, 2019 - PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides educational facilities and support for local community members.

The LPMAK sponsors the cost of boarding school for children of the seven local indigenous tribes near the PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) operations. Over 1000 students are now studying at the following LPMAK sponsored schools:

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous-Owned Organic Coffee Cooperative

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July 12, 2019 — For nearly 20 years, PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia. Known as Amungme Gold, the coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport-McMoRan’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives Top Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

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December 14, 2018 - Business News Indonesia magazine recently presented PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) with three corporate responsibility awards for 2018. The three awards are:

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Healthcare for Indigenous Communities

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PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides healthcare to residents of Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia, at the Mitra Masyarakat Hospital in Timika.

The hospital opened in 2000 and is now a four-star accredited healthcare facility, providing access to healthcare for a previously underserved community.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Skills Development for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

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June 22, 2018 - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program in the region where it operates in Papua, Indonesia.

PTFI’s Social Local Development department worked in partnership with the local government and the Timika Catholic Church to host boat operation and safety training and fishing skills for local entrepreneurs.

There were 40 attendees from the villages of Omawita, Fanamo, Otakwa, Ayuka, Tipuka, Nayaro, Koperapoka, and Nawaripi, in Papua, Indonesia.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous Communities by Supporting Organic Coffee Cooperative

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December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 17 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Grants Scholarships to Papua High Achievers

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PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), in collaboration with the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF), is continuing a Community College Initiative scholarship program for students of Papua and West Papua. To date, PTFI and AMINEF have awarded scholarships to dozens of young women and men from Papua and West Papua to study at a number of universities in the United States.

To learn about the partnership program between PTFI and AMINEF, see the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_1jhNxnQKg

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Research that Leads to Discovery of 16 New Crab Species

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Dr. Dwi Listyo Rahayu is the author of numerous scientific papers on marine hermit crabs and mangrove brachyuran crabs. She is a taxonomer at Research Center for Oceanography - Indonesian Institute of Sciences, and has studied decapod crustaceans for over 25 years. She conducts research in the mangrove forests of Indonesia. She has worked in Papua since 1999, funded by PT Freeport Indonesia as part of their commitment to environmental management and monitoring.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Completes Construction of Papua Airstrip

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July 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia built an airstrip in Aroanop in Papua, Indonesia, in partnership with the local Mimika Regency's Transportation, Communications and Information Office in Papua Regency.

The airstrip and passenger terminal will ultimately be handed over to the Mimika Regency government for community use and access.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Builds a New School for Early Childhood Education in Papua

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PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with the local government, has recently inaugurated a new school building for young children in the Banti village of Papua, Indonesia. The school building houses a new library in addition to classrooms for early childhood development.

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