SLEMAN. Wednesday, (05/31) Female farmer group (KWT) together with Rumah Zakat volunteers conducted the first harvest in Jelita nutrient gardens managed by KWT members. The harvests this time are spinach.
The harvest is the first time since the establishment of Jelita nutrient garden located in Kranggan Hamlet, Jogotirto Village, Berbah Subdistrict, Sleman Regency. The existence of nutrient garden, aims in order to fulfill the nutrition of toddlers, elderly and pregnant women.
The number of spinach yields reached 5 kg, the participants who are dominated by mothers built Rumah Zakat also took the initiative to sell it to the market. They sell their crops to the Kembangsari Piyungan market and the surrounding stalls. From the proceeds of the sale is allocated for the cash of healthy funds and Kelompok Wanita Tani Jelita.
“Nutrient garden activities from Rumah Zakat is very useful, in addition to meet the nutritional needs of my body, we also so can take advantage of spare time to be used with useful things. Hopefully this activity can continue to run and add more nutrient garden land, thanks to Rumah Zakat have invited KWT Jelita mothers to manage nutrient garden together.” Basmiyati said one of the beneficiaries.