As many as 520 packages of staple food from PT Jantra Swarna Dipta (JSD) and Jakarta Baznas Bazis have been distributed to those in need affected by COVID-19 pandemic in South Jakarta.
" We really appreciate it. Every family will receive one package"
Each package consisted of 5 kg of rice, 1 liter of cooking oil, 1 kg of sugar, 1 kg of flour, 1 pack of margarine, 1 box of tea and 5 cans of sardine.
South Jakarta Mayor Marullah Matali said that it was a manifestation of the implementation of the large-scale social collaboration (KSBB) program during COVID-19. The food packages would then be distributed to Pulo and Petogogan urban villages, Kebayoran Lama.
"We really appreciate it. Every family will receive one package," he expressed, Tuesday (6/2).
He explained, in Pulo, there were 319 families in RW 01, 02, 03 and 05 that have been recorded as beneficiaries. While in Petogongan, there were 183 families as beneficiaries in RW 01, 04 and 06.
"Hopefully it can lighten their burden in fulfilling daily needs amid the pandemic," he hoped.