WEST BANDUNG REGENCY - bank bjb provides support in empowerment steps for farmers in West Bandung Regency (KBB), West Java Province. One of the supports is shown through the involvement of bank bjb in empowerment program for farm laborers affected by COVID-19 pandemic by local government.
This farmer empowerment program was carried out thanks to the cooperation of West Bandung Regency Government (Pemkab) with Military District Command (Kodim) 0609 / Cimahi in which bank bjb that has become a loyal partner of the government, also provides full support.
Symbolically, this program begins with planting seeds of sweet corn, edamame, and other plants on land owned by West Bandung Regency Government simultaneously by farmers in Cilame Village, Ngamprah District, Wednesday (30/9/2020).
The planting of these seeds was also attended by the Regent of West Bandung Aa Umbara, Chief of Staff of Kodam III / Siliwangi Brigadier General Kunto Arif Wibowo, Aster Kasdam III / Siliwangi Colonel Arh GTH Hasto Respatyo, Dandim 0609 / Cimahi Lt. Col. Kav. Tody Wahyudi, Head of Agriculture and Food Security Office of KBB Heru Budi Purnomo, Head of bank bjb Padalarang Branch Office (KC) Betty Rahmawati, Head of Cimahi Police, AKBP Mochammad Yoris Maulana Yusuf Marzuki, and Kodim 0609/Cimahi Officials.
Head of bank bjb Widi Hartoto said this support is a form of the company's social concern for farmers who are one of the vulnerable groups affected by the crisis triggered by COVID-19 pandemic. bank bjb as a loyal partner of regional government has an interest in encouraging the smooth running of programs to improve the welfare of community, including farmers.
"Farmers are unsung heroes who support the lives of hundreds of millions of Indonesians. It is because of their hard work and sweat that we today are still Corporate Secretary Division able to stand and keep trying to overcome and recover from the crisis due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic. bjb gives full support to farmers in Indonesia so that they can continue to work for serving the country," said Widi.
The encouragement given by bank bjb is also presented by opening the widest possible partnership for farmers who need financial assistance to expedite and increase their business scale. Farmers can gain capital in the form of bank bjb People's Business Credit (KUR) which has become a mainstay product for farmers.
This effort to provide financial support is in line with bank bjb's steps in helping the government to accelerate National Economic Recovery (PEN) program which packed by bank bjb in bjb PENtas program (National Economic Strengthening, Tough and Prosperity) which was the initiation of West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, one of them is through financial support to the MSME segment and labor-intensive productive sectors. It is expected that the presence of bank bjb can be used as widely as possible by farmers so that their goal to obtain optimal profit in running their business can be felt easier.
DIVISI CORPORATE SECRETARY