PUSKASBAZNAS. COM - Center of Strategic Studies, The National  Board of Zakat ( Puskas BAZNAS) ) on March 4th-6th, 2018, who represented by Muhammad Choirin as senior researcher, visited West Sumatera Province to measure the Zakat Village Index (IDZ) in Jorong Siguhung, Nagari Lubuk Basung, Agam District. This visit is accompanied by the chairman of the ZCD program of BAZNAS Kota Agam Mr. Dodi.

The beautiful nature of the mountains encourages villagers to make a selfie spot as a tourist destination for both domestic and foreign tourists. It is expected that the Zakah funds from ZCD program can further improve the economic quality of the community in the village. On the same occasion, Mr. Wali Nagari expressed his appreciation and hope that ZCD program from BAZNAS can be implemented continuously.


Moreover, Jorong Siguhung which located in Maninjau Lake has a potential in fishery product such as parrotfish and tilapia fish. The economic background of the people in the Siguhung village is mostly the lower middle class whereas the majority of the population profession are farmer and fish farmer. In addition, the agriculture products that they can produce are corn, banana chips, rice, and chili.


In addition, it is expected that Zakah funds from ZCD program can help to improve the economy, education and health dimension of the village community.


(Puskas News | puskasbaznas.com | Rep: M.Choirin)