PUSKASBAZNAS.COM, Jakarta -- On Wednesday (14/02), the National Board of Zakat (BAZNAS) of the Republic of Indonesia and Ministry of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemsos RI) held a meeting in Kemsos Office, Central Jakarta. Center of Strategic Studies of BAZNAS (Puskas BAZNAS) and Directorate of National Distribution and Utilization, Planning and Development, and Education and Training of BAZNAS (DPPRDN BAZNAS) were welcomed by the Secretariat of Directorate General of Poverty Management (Setditjen PFM) of Kemsos RI. The meeting aimed to discuss further regarding the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between those institutions that had been signed before.

BAZNAS and Kemsos RI agree to collaborate in alleviating the poverty in Indonesia. Both institutions will develop a mechanism that regulates more details on the distribution of Integrated Data (Data Terpadu) access to BAZNAS in the context of implementing poverty alleviation programs. The referral system will also be arranged to deal with the needy in need of a quick response but unrecorded in the Data Terpadu. BAZNAS will provide quick response while Kemsos RI processes the data of the needy into the Data Terpadu. Both BAZNAS and Kemsos RI will then study each other's empowerment programs to further formulate the form of cooperation between both parties.

(rep: amelya)