As many as 100 chili trees were given by West Jakarta Administration to residents of RT 11/12. Cengkareng Timur Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-district. It is hoped the aid will lighten the burden in the middle of high chili price.
" Now chili price is high. We hope the aid will lighten their burden"
Cengkareng Sub-district Head, Mas’ud Efendi, said the aid was is given to attract people planting productive plants in empty land.
“Now chili price is high. We hope the aid will lighten their burden,” he said, Sunday (1/8).
There were two types of chili given, curly and cayenne.
RT 11/12 Head, Sudharmawan Yuda, stated the seeds will planted on empty land and will be maintained by local residents.
“Local people are able to take chili during harvest time,” he stated.