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Suara.com – From a hobby to a livelihood. This sentence seems fitting to describe the Mentari Women Farmers Group (KWT).

How not, thanks to the hobby of farming in the yard of the house, women in Karangploso Hamlet, Sleman Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta can increase family income.

“We often make empon-empon herbs. From hydroponics we have Brazilian spinach, we make dents, sticks. Every time they make it, they get pocket money from KWT,” said Rini Laksinto from KWT Mentari. .

Every time they come to process agricultural products, said Rini, 23 members of the Mentari KWT get an allowance of Rp 50,000. At least, they produce three times a week.

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“It’s not bad, he comes three times a week, so Rp. 150,000. I really feel it is very helpful for them,” he said, who recently retired from a state bank.

KWT Mentari itself has been established since November 28, 2018. Initially, it was only a place for women to gather in Karangploso Hamlet to share their hobby of planting.

However, since receiving training on making herbal medicine in December 2019, they have started to produce empon-empon herbal medicine from their crops.

They innovate by making instant empon-empon, with the slogan ‘The Modern Way of Enjoying Jamu’. Their products are enthusiastically welcomed by the market.

Moreover, the timing is right. At that time Covid-19 began to spread in the country. “In the midst of Covid-19, people want something practical for their immune system,” he said.

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Thanks to BRI Peduli’s CSR assistance, KWT Mentari is now growing. Not only herbal plants, KWT Mentari cultivates vegetables and fruit with a hydroponic system. Currently there are 500 planting points.


Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.

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