TBIG Empowers SMEs in Lumajang
Posted on 17th November 2016
TBIG focuses on the preservation of local culture and community economic development in various regions
Lumajang, 17 November 2016 – PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk. (“TBIG”) through its CSR program in cultural activities, Rumah Batik TBIG, together with Koperasi Bangun Bersama empower the local culture industry players in batik design training which was attended by 30 SME’s in Lumajang Regency on 16-17 November.
At the event, TBIG sent two batik experts to share knowledge about batik design and production to batik SME players in Lumajang regency. The event was held at the office of Trade and Industry Department of Lumajang regency, East Java and was opened by the Head of Industry and Commerce Lumajang, Drs. Agus Eko.
President Director of TBIG, Herman Setya Budi said that Tower Bersama will continue to support CSR activities in culture, education, environment and health. “We have special attention to people’s development in various regions in Indonesia. We want to actively participate for the empowerment of the local economy,” he said.
Herman explained that the company’s CSR in the field of culture aims to preserve the culture and economic empowerment. “Batik has high artistic value and has become part of Indonesian culture,” he said. Currently, TBIG CSR program for batik preservation as cultural heritage has reached several areas in Central and East Java.
Furthermore, Herman explained that the cultural CSR programs conducted by TBIG have positive impact on the welfare of the community. “Through Koperasi Bangun Bersama that we formed, we are helping local community in developing the small and micro enterprises,” he added.
Currently Koperasi Bangun Bersama has distributed capital aids in the form of capital loans to micro enterprises, SME and batik artisans in Central Java. Koperasi Bangun Bersama also has developed 100 batik SMEs through capital support and marketing assistance.
About PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure, Tbk. :
PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure, Tbk. (“TBIG”) is a provider of telecommunication infrastructure for the placement of BTS by telecommunications operators in Indonesia. TBIG is publicly listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) and owned by Saratoga Group and Provident Capital.
For more information :
Helmy Yusman Santoso
Direktur & Corporate Secretary
PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure, Tbk.
Telp: +6221-2924 8900
Faks: +6221-2157 2015