Kimia Farma Raises Indonesian MSME through the UMKM Academy

Kimia Farma Raises Indonesian MSME through the UMKM Academy

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Government steps to restore Indonesia’s economy which is currently experiencing reduction is through empowerment of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises or commonly called MSME (UMKM). Goes along with its issues, Kimia Farma the one of Indonesian BUMN companies is committed to engage with the government to recover Indonesian economy through the UMKM Academy program.

Siomay Chipsy, one of Kimia Farma's leading MSME partners.
Siomay Chipsy, one of Kimia Farma’s leading MSME partners.

The UMKM Academy by Kimia Farma program is an MSME empowerment program through enhancement of local businessmen competence and competitiveness in order to arise in crisis conditions. This program takes the form of an intensive business acceleration program and business assistance during approximately 2 months. There are 50 participants who take part in this program, they are from business activist such as fashion, culinary, and craft. The participants are Kimia Farma’s fostered partners, and have been curated before.

Kimia Farma’s General Affair and Human Capital Director, Dharma Syahputra said that The UMKM Academy is designed as a figuration of Kimia Farma’s concern about the development of community economy, especially in crisis conditions, such as the COVID-19 Pandemic. In accordance with Kimia Farma’s commitment in implementing the vigor of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the inclusive economic growth and sustainable including full and productive workforce on Goal 8 SDGs.

Fostered partners who take part in this program will receive training from academics, experts, and professional businessmen in the form of webinars and business coachings by online. To upgrade the competitiveness of the fostered partners in managing MSME, there will be Business Consulting, Re-branding with assistance in making business logos and packaging of business products in this series of empowerment program activities. Moreover, in this program the fostered partners will get benefits and be facilitated in their management legality and business certificates, including Industrial Business License, Trading Business License, Business Place License, IPR Certification, Halal Certification, PIRT Certification, IUMK and other certifications, also guidance in promoting their business products in media social.

“Through our UMKM Academy Program (Kimia Farma), we hope that our fostered partners can arise and move forward even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also hope that through the UMKM Academy program, the sales coverage of Kimia Farma’s fostered partners can be wider and more widely recognized by the public,” said Dharma Syahputra regarding the UMKM Academy by Kimia Farma Program.

Source: PT Kimia Farma Tbk.