Sunter Jaya residents express their gratefulness to have Pulo Besar Children-Friendly Integrated Public Space (RPTRA) in their settlement located on Jl. Danau Elok VI, RT 13/11 Sunter Jaya Urban Village, Tanjung Priok Sub-district, North Jakarta. It is always full of children, teenagers, adults, and elderly who spend their time for activities in this RPTRA every day since it is operated on January 14, 2019.
" There are more than 200 people who visit this RPTRA every day"
One of RT 04/11 Sunter Jaya Urban Village, Indri (28) admitted that she is no longer worried that her child would play away from home because her child always choose to play in this RPTRA because of its playground. In the other hand, she often uses this place as a meeting place with other housewives in the settlement.
"It really facilitates us. Hopefully, there will be more facilities in the future," she mentioned, Thursday (3/21).
RW 11's PKK Administrator, Mutifa Setiawati (36) also uses RPTRA's facility to hold PKK and Posyandu activities.
"Our husbands usually exercising on its yard. While the wives in PKK use its hall to hold Posyandu activities. This place is very useful for us," she conveyed.
Pulo Besar RPTRA Coordinator, Teguh Wirdianto explained, this RPTRA wide is 2,000 square meters and it has futsal field, playground, meeting hall, lactation rooms, two regular toilets and one special toilet for people with disability, library, and UKM stalls.
"We cooperate with UKPDs to hold activities for the locals, especially children such as dancing and storytelling contests. There are more than 200 people who visit this RPTRA every day," he said.
In the future, his side plans to build fish pond called Kolam Gizi, reflexology park, and medicinal plantation (Toga).