PT MRT Jakarta holds Ramadan Bazaars at Lebak Bulus MRT Station, South Jakarta that has been ongoing since May 1-2. There are about 28 participants of Jakprenuer members.
This bazaar aims to help and support the economic sustainability of the small people
Commercial and PT MRT Jakarta Division Head, Rendy Primartantyo said, 18 were from the Maritime, Agriculture and Food Security (KPKP) Sub-agency and 10 others were from the Industry Trade Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (PPKUKM) Agency.
"This bazaar aims to help and support the economic sustainability of the small people. It is also in line with the business incubator program for MSMEs, which is still continuing," he expressed, Monday (5/3).
He explained it was also aimed at helping them to promote and sell their products amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
"We choose this location first for the pilot project, hopefully we can make more in the future," he explained.
According to him, the MRT Jakarta would conduct an evaluation, including from the perspective of public interest, especially MRT passengers with the bazaar, and the impact on the economy of MSMEs involved in this event.
"If the results are good, the same activity will be held at other MRT stations and in locations managed by the MRT," he explained.
KPKP Agency Acting Head, Suharini Eliawati expressed that some 18 Jakpreneurs in the culinary field from South Jakarta had passed internal curation and by PT MRT Jakarta.
"The assessment includes product quality, good and guaranteed packaging. Then also from the product catalog and activity on their respective social media," she utterred.
She welcomed and appreciated MRT Jakarta for facilitating the assisted MSMEs to market their products and support the integrated entrepreneurship development program in Jakarta.
"The location is strategic, we hope it can become a routine agenda involving the assisted coached MSMEs," she hoped.