The COVID-19 RW 06 Utan Kayu Task Force, Matraman, East Jakarta has developed a food barn, which is a facility prepared for isolated residents in obtaining rice packaged meals and raw materials in the form of basic necessities.
" This is to create urban farming and nutrition pools"
COVID-19 RW 06 Utan Kayu Task Force Leader Aris Widodo said, it was filled with various basic necessities such as rice, sugar, oil, instant noodles, sardines and other food needs.
"This is to create urban farming and nutrition pools," he said, Monday (1/18).
He explained these basic necessities were from donors and community organizations collected by the COVID Task Force. Including various types of vegetables ranging from mustard greens, kale, spinach, pak coy, eggplant and chilies harvested from the urban farming program.
"We also receive packaged rice meals assistance," he told.
He furthered, every Wednesday and Friday, swab test in urban village puskesmas was routinely held in order to contain the spread of Covid-19 in his neighborhood area.
He noted that there were 92 cases of Covid-19 in RW 06. Of 92 cases, 3 of them were being isolated at the Athlete's House and 9 were undergoing a self-isolation at their homes. The rest had recovered.
From its success in overcoming the disease, in August, his party received an award as one of the best and fastest community associations in dealing with the disease from the Mayor of East Jakarta.
"Until now we continue to socialize health protocols to the public via WhatsApp group and a megaphone in mosques and prayer rooms, " he exclaimed.