UMB Get Jakarta People Not Waste of Garbage

The COLLEGE is obliged to conduct devotion to the community which is one of the pillars of Tri Dharma College as mandated Act No. 20 year 2003 on national education system article 20.

In line with the obligation, University of Mercu Buana (UMB) through community dedication activities at the beginning of January 2020 by doing flood care activities in one of the target villages, i.e. village Kembangan Utara, West Jakarta.

Head of Center for community service in Mercu Buana University, Dr. Inge Hutagalung, M.Si, stated that the University of Mercu Buana since 2017 has actively assisted the West Jakarta local government in the implementation of various activities for community devotion.

“The activity aims to solve the problems faced by the community by utilizing the skills of relevant Akademika, using appropriate technologies; Shooting teaching materials or training modules for the enrichment of learning resources, changing behaviors in the positive direction, and conducting activities that are able to improve the environmental quality, “said Inge in Jakarta, Saturday (11/1).

Furthermore, Inge explained about flooding in West Jakarta, need to improve the socialization of clean culture among the community. “The culture of throwing waste indiscriminately is one of the causes of flooding in Jakarta environment,” he said.

According to Inge, through clean cultural socialization activities are expected to grow public awareness in an effort to maintain ecosystems and environmental hygiene.

“The socialization of a clean culture of the environment is meant to start early from the learning process of PAUD (early childhood education) continues at a higher education level, and starting from the family,” said Inge.

The delivery of flood assistance to North Kembangan village, West Jakarta was directly received by Lurah Kembangan Utara, West Jakarta, Rudi Haryanto.

In his speech, northern Striah Kembangan Rudi Haryanto Thank you for the concern of the academic Civitas University of Mercu Buana.

Rudi also hopes that the University of Mercu Buana can help socialize clean culture among the community through the activities of devotion to the society that is varied and innovative, in an effort to cultivate a clean in the community environment, especially North Kembangan village, West Jakarta. (OL-09)