InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Forum Petani Swadaya MRM was founded and now becomes the member of RSPO since 2017 within 174 members of independent smallholders. It is in District of Tanjung Jabung Barat, Jambi Province.
Chairman of FPS MRM, Suhaili said that the independent smallholders are in cooperation to anticipate the spread of Covid-19. Besides cleaning ourselves and the people, it needs to keep each other healthy and maintain the immunity of our body to face the pandemic.
FPS MRM distributed supplement; vitamin C to the members, the people around, disinfectant materials, and self-protection tools to spray the disinfectant. The members are active volunteers in the Covid-19 post.
Five villages appreciated the helps, they were, Village of Pulau Pauh, Sungai Rotan, Lubuk Terap, Merlung, and Rantau Benar. “In the hard times like this, not only the smallholders wait for the helps. But from the limitation and humanity call lead us to help and in cooperation to face it,” he said. (Written by: YB Zainanto Hari Widodo)
For more, please read InfoSAWIT, May 2020