The aid facilities includes treatment ladders, motorized vehicles to transport elephant dung, hand washing stations, and solar cell lights for elephant cages.
According to Zulfaldi, activist of RuKo - a consortium of community and environmental empowerment actor in Lampung, in Bandarlampung, Saturday, the distribution of this assistance is a form of concern for the sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus).
He hopes that this aid can be useful for the conservation of sumatran elephants in the Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (formerly the Elephant Training Center/PLG).
"This program aims to conserve and protect the motherless Sumatran elephants," said Zulfaldi.
He explained that his party had made several visits and visited to PKG Way Kambas, most recently on March 24, 2021.
Previously, PKG Way Kambas took care of the sumatran elephant calf that was left by its group. The calf, who was named "Sugeng", was rescued near the village of residents around the Way Kambas National Park (TNWK), eight years ago.
"So, this aid is a form of our concern (Komipo and RuKo) with 'Sugeng' and the elephants in Way Kambas," said Zulfaldi.
Drh Diah Esti Anggraini, Forest Ecosystem Control (PEH) of TNWK welcomed this aid.
According to her, the facilities and equipment provided by Komipo-RuKo are indeed being needed by PKG Way Kambas.
"We already have the stairs. It's just not optimal. We make new ones that can be tailored to our needs," she also said.
Diah also hopes that this tool can be used and useful. "Hopefully the equipment will not break quickly, can be used over and over and for years," she said again.
TNWK is one of the remaining tropical rainforest areas in Sumatra with rare fauna in it that needs to be preserved, including sumatran elephants and tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae). There are also dozens of tame elephants who are educated and trained at PKG Way Kambas and the Elephant Hospital (RS) which are prepared to take care and treat wild and tame of sick elephants.