KARANGANYAR. Crowded atmosphere sounded decorate Rumah Baca built Rumah Zakat during school holidays in Kutukan Hamlet, Blorong Village, District Jumantono, Karanganyar regency, Central Java. Saturday (23/12). Attendance Reading House in Kutukan Hamlet felt much usefulness, as an alternative positive activities for children and adolescents to cultivate the spirit of reading & learning.
“We want to grow the tradition of reading among children and adolescents to be smart as well as to fill the spare time in order to reduce juvenile delinquency,” explains Ihwan Mujahid Facilitator of Rumah Zakat.
There are dozens of new books in reading house. Dozens of books with various titles were brought by the Rumah Zakat facilitator, this became the motivation for children and adolescents to come regularly during the school holidays. In addition to books, there are also shelves, tables for reading as well as new mats for activities at Reading house.
The reading house is part of an activity that takes place in the basecamp “Smart House”. Smart House has been inaugurated a few months ago and has been going on various activities such as tutoring every Saturday, and Javanese language training every two weeks.
The reading house located in the corner of Rumah Pintar provides a collection of TK-SMA textbooks, problem banks and fiction and non fiction magazines for children and adolescents. “In the future will be equipped with a collection of other books so as to make the main reference of learning children and adolescents Kutukan hamlet and Ngadiluwih Village,” said Ihwan.
Activities home reading that is part of this Smart House is the synergy of the program between the facilitator of Rumah Zakat and youth organization Kute Abadi Kutukan hamlet.
“Hopefully the presence of this reading house can lead positive activities for children and adolescents. Because the challenges of children are now very big as from TV shows and the influence of the internet. Hopefully this reading house makes the kids smart and morals, “said Farah one of the youth members of youth organization.
Newsroom / Yadi Mulyadi