PEMALANG. (26/02) Through Empowered Farmer Program, Rumah Zakat empowers farmers in Indonesia, this time is empowered breeder program was conducted in Berdaya Bulu Village, Pemalang by providing capital assistance to catfish farmers namely Pak Drajat and Pak Muyari.
From this capital assistance, Pak Drajat, made a second pool of tarpaulin with an area of 15m2 and consist of 2,000 catfish seeds.
In the first pond contains 2,200 catfish seeds. This first pond has been harvested and although the profits are still small, Pak Drajat, who is assisted by his wife, Musriati, is still optimistic more successful, departing from the experience of the first harvest he did last year.
Meanwhile, Mr. Muyari’s ponds harvest first from a new sort of 37kg, and it is expected that the remaining sorting are more and will be harvested in 3 weeks.
“Alhamdulillah, I also received business means to create a second pool, with the hope that the production can increase, especially when there is a market, thank you Rumah Zakat,” said Pak Muyari.