BANDUNG. Up to September 2014, RZ (Rumah Zakat) has successfully distributed 65.806 entrepreneurship assistances to the micro entrepreneurs through Business Assistance program. Business Assistance is a business capital and business facility assistance accompanied by supervising and upgrading skill program. The target beneficiaries are the members of ICD (Integrated Community Development) regions that have the potential to develop their micro business.
Recently, RZ has embraced 47 ICD regions spread in 29 cities in Indonesia. Through the program, RZ attempts to increase the number on independent entrepreneur, alleviate the number of poverty, and improve micro entrepreneur’s revenue.
Tuesday (14/10), Heny Widiastuti, Chief Program Officer of RZ said that supervising and counseling program is implemented for 12 months. “It’s executed at least once a weak and it focuses on the discussion of spiritual, mindset, education, economy, business consultation, etc.” she said.
Nuraini, a beneficiary from Aceh, said that it really help the development of her business. “Alhamdulillah, now I have many loyal customers that come not only from Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar but I also have from Singapore, next I wanna have my own sewing course class. Thus, I can share my skill to others,’ she said.***
Newsroom/Sari A Rahmawati