PALEMBANG (09/12). In an effort to expand the distribution of Empowered Village (Desa Berdaya) throughout Indonesia, in South Sumatra Province, Rumah Zakat have chosen Kelurahan ¾ Ulu in Palembang. Rumah Zakat has been inaugurating of 3/4 Ulu village, Lorong Hijri Palembang, as the target area.
The activities that carried out from 07:00 to 10:00 were attended by the heads of RT 16, 17 and 18 with their citizens. Some of the activities carried out included healthy gymnastics, competitions and health checks with participants of more than 150 beneficiaries.
The activity opened by Sugandi, Rumah Zakat Public Health provided guidance to residents about the 3 programs that will be focused on Lorong Hijriyah based on cross-sector discussions and problems in the target area; Environment, Youth, children and Elderly posyandu.
“Thank you Rumah Zakat, as representatives of policy makers in the 3/4 ulu region, welcomed the empowerment program that will be implemented in the future.” Said Mr. Erwin as the head of RW 05.
Asih Dwi Rini / Silvia Zakiah Itsnaini