Support PPKM, MoSA Distributes Thousands of Ready-to-eat Foods
BEKASI, (25 July 2021) - The Ministry of Social Affairs through Social Rehabilitation Centers in Bekasi City, among others the "Pangudi Luhur" Training Center, the Elderly Center "Budhi Dharma", and the Center for Visual Sensory Disabilities "Tan Miyat" established a public kitchen located in Aneka Bhati Building II, which will take place from 23-28 July 2021 as a form of response from the Ministry of Social Affairs in responding to the direction of Minister of Social Affairs Tri Rismaharini in meeting food needs for residents affected by COVID-19 and health workers who are at the forefront in handling COVID-19 patients.
Harmonious cooperation is carried out by employees, honorary workers, beneficiaries from the three centers and the Bekasi City Disaster Preparedness Cadets (Tagana). In an effort to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to the three centers, do not forget to implement health protocols by conducting antigen swabs for public kitchen staff and still wearing masks and gloves, directed by Kokom Komalawati as Head of the Bekasi Pangudi Luhur Center.
The team worked for hand in hand in every work process that was carried out since the evening through several stages, namely folding lunch boxes, cooking, printing rice, wrapping side dishes, wrapping vegetables, arranging food into lunch boxes, packaging and delivered to the location.
So that every day they can prepare as many as 3300 food boxes with varied menus and nutritional requirements such as the first day's menu consisting of rice, stewed meat, stir-fried beans, boiled eggs, oranges, and mineral water. The menu for the second day consisted of rice, rendang meat, stir-fried bitter melon, boiled eggs, oranges, and mineral water. And, the third day's menu consisted of rice, chicken stew, tempeh orek, boiled eggs, oranges, and mineral water.
This food will be distributed to health workers at the Bekasi Regency and City Hospitals and Health Centers, Bekasi Regency funeral workers, people undergoing self-isolation, as well as to the seven locations of Social Welfare Institutions (LKS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Several parties who received assistance expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the attention and assistance from the Ministry of Social Affairs.