JAKARTA. Rumah Zakat participated in signing the declaration of the integrated data use of the poor handling program in RAKERDA (the Regional Working Meeting). Opened by Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta Sandiaga Uno at City Hall, Central Jakarta. This event has the theme of “Powerful Society for a Prosperous Jakarta”.
Rumah Zakat, represented by Siswanto as ZIS Consultant, BAZIS DKI Jakarta Province, Jakarta Scholarship Foundation and other government officials signed a declaration on the use of integrated data of poor people handling program on Tuesday (12/12).
“Empowering the community through economic empowerment program, is one of the programs owned by Rumah Zakat namely Senyum Mandiri. In the program, we help from the side of capital and business equipment owned by the community as a member of Rumah Zakat, “said Siswanto.
In his opening speech Rakerda, Sandi admitted inspired by the Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus in overcoming the level of poverty. Sandi explained there are two pillars in the empowerment of community by Muhammad Yunus which is affordable credit for the poor and mothers as the program target.
Poverty alleviation in Jakarta, he added, should prioritize collaboration and participation between government, business and society. “Regional programs should focus more on community. Jakarta’s poverty rate is the lowest of all provinces in Indonesia. But what I observed was the reduction of poverty tends to stagnate, “said Sandi at City Hall.
Newsroom / Yadi Mulyadi