goodmorningpapua.com – A total of 30 micro-enterprises in Jayapura City participated in financial management training organized by the Indonesian Ministry of Cooperatives, Small and Medium Enterprises, Wednesday 6 April 2022.
The training, which lasted for 3 days in Jayapura City, was carried out in collaboration with the Department of Industry, Trade, Cooperatives (Perindakop) for SMEs and Papua Province Manpower, as well as Inspirational Young Papua.
A Head of the Department of Industry and Cooperatives, SMEs and Manpower of Papua Province, Ir. Omah Laduani appreciates the Papuan people, especially the young generation who are entrepreneurial and are engaged in MSMEs covering all fields like culinary, textile, handcraft and herbs.
However, he continued, SMEs must be visible in the field and be able to compete on a national level. More importantly, SME products must have a place to be marketed.
“We as the local government will participate in pushing for superior products, especially from Papua,” said Laduani when giving a speech on financial management training for micro entrepreneurs.
The Coordinator of Inspirational Young Papua, Elia Musa Rawar, explained that this training aims to increase knowledge, skills and attitudes of micro businesses in managing business finances.
“Thirty business persons were selected from the city of Jayapura to take part in the training, of course after following the selection made,” explained Elia.
Meanwhile, Deputy Secretary for Micro Business, Aufrida Herni Novieta, said she got optimistic that these MSME actors could advance with the support of the government.
“From 2020 to 2021, 2,082 cooperative units and 32,694 have been recorded as the basis for the growth of entrepreneurship in Papua,” said Aufrida.
He also hopes that this training can help business actors build networks and proper business financial management to become a solid pillar in entrepreneurship.
“We provide easy access to financing, market expansion and digitization, partnerships and data collection, with this support MSME players can definitely advance,” added Aufrida.