KBRI Singapore and Ahmad Dahlan University Yogyakarta collaborate to empower Indonesian migrant workers in Singapore through a Small Business Coaching event focused on food business and photography.
In a collaborative effort to support Indonesian migrant workers in Singapore, the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore (KBRI Singapura) partnered with Ahmad Dahlan University Yogyakarta to organize a Small Business Coaching event titled “Modal Sedikit Untung Sebukit” (Little Capital, Big Profit). The event, which took place on the 25th of June, was attended by approximately 100 Indonesian migrant workers in Singapore. The Indonesian Deputy Ambassador, Mr. Djati Ismojo, inaugurated the event and expressed his appreciation for activities that enhance the skills of Indonesian migrant workers in Singapore.
The coaching session featured two speakers, Ms. Marsudi Endang and Ms. Dini Yuniarti, who shared their expertise on the business of toast bread and food photography. The session was moderated by Ms. Suci Musvita. The participants had the opportunity to learn the theoretical aspects of food business and food photography. Furthermore, they were also given hands-on experience in making toast bread and photographing bakpia, a traditional delicacy from Yogyakarta.
The Small Business Coaching program for Indonesian migrant workers is part of the community service initiatives undertaken by Ahmad Dahlan University Yogyakarta. Recognizing the importance of empowering migrant workers with practical skills, the university took the initiative to collaborate with the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore. The aim of the program is to equip Indonesian migrant workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to start and manage small businesses, thereby enabling them to improve their livelihoods.
The event received positive feedback from the participants, who expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to enhance their entrepreneurial skills. Many of the participants shared their enthusiasm for applying the knowledge gained during the coaching session to establish their own small businesses in the future. The Indonesian Deputy Ambassador praised the collaboration between KBRI Singapura and Ahmad Dahlan University Yogyakarta, emphasizing the importance of such initiatives in supporting the Indonesian community abroad.