PEKANBARU. (30/10) Maryeti is one of the many beneficiaries of economic aid from Rumah Zakat in Pekanbaru. This mother of three children knew Rumah Zakat from majelis taklim held by Empowered Village Facilitator near her area. Then she decided to join to be an assisted member of the economic program.
“I initially lack confidence when deciding to sell but finally spirit continued given by Mr. Perta (Empowered Village Facilitator of Rumah Zakat), so I finally try for the business,” said Maryeti, entrepreneur of rice cracker from Okura Empowered Village, Pekanbaru.
Her business is new, but his persistence in managing business make a good result. Now Maryeti cracker products can be found in many places. Maryeti is not only able to help the family economy, she can also build a house.
“Every profit that I get, I set aside 5% for saving and 5% again for charity. Alhamdulillah until now I don’t believe myself that from the result of the savings that I can build a house. And because of that the charity that I gave, I feel my effort blessed and growing,” she said.
The turnover received by the brand owner of “Kerupuk Nasi Anugrah ” can reach Rp 5 million to Rp 6 million per month. Until now, the demand for the cracker increased, so Maryeti decided to find someone who can help, if usually only assisted by her husband and children, now Maryeti already have 5 employees who are all housewives.
“If I can help the family economy, I also want to be able to help others in order to help the family’s economy. So I ask a neighbor who is willing to work, “said Maryeti.
Maryeti is one of the assisted members of Rumah Zakat empowered by Zakat, Infak and Alms.
Newsroom/ Lailatul Istikhomah