People’s Empowerment Program of Human Initiative Makes Elder Mothers in Bandung More Independent

HI-NEWS, WEST JAVA– Human Initiative has a goal to build people’s independence in Indonesia including Bandung, West Java. In March 2018, data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) showed that Indonesia’s poverty rate reached 9.82 percent.

It encouraged Human Initiative to take an integrated step through various programs for those in need. One of the programs is Multi Income Family program (KMP). This program aims the elder mothers to increase the income of every family.

Alek Durantes as Human Initiative Project Officer of West Java said this program was done in stages. The first step is business capital distribution for the program receivers to make the fund used well. For instance, it is used to buy business tools such as stove, blender, dispenser and many others.

“It is done in stages to make the business capital distribution more on target. Besides, we will observe the business development consistently,” Alex Durantes said on
Wednesday (6/3).

The program involves 20 elder mothers in Bandung, West Java who cooperate with each other to develop KMP program. Oneng Sarifah, one of program receivers, said thanks for giving her solution. “Alhamdulillah (thank God), I have received business capital from Human Initiative. I hope my business will run well as well as gain benefit and blessing. Thank you Human Initiative donors for helping me. May all of you can keep giving benefit to those in need,” Oneng Sarifah revealed.

Human Initiative invites all people to keep distributing aid through the website In addition, Human Initiative will continue to contribute through
various programs to make people more independent.