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The Regent of East Sumba Promises A Tractor to Local Farmers
Posted by maxfm on 8th November 2021
The regent of East Sumba, Drs. Khristofel Praing, M.Si., discussing with the farmers at Tanambi, Mbatakapidu village of Kota Waingapu district after harvesting shallots.
[Photo: EHW]

MaxFM, Waingapu – The regent of East Sumba, Drs. Khristofel Praing, M.Si., promises to grant a tractor to the community of farmers at Tanambi of RT 07, RW 04, Mbatakapidu village, the district of Kota Waingapu. The commitment is meant as a form of government support to farmers to cultivate their lands.

“I will provide a tractor so you can cultivate all farmlands in this area. That way, you can gain more,” he said.

Khris’ commitment is delivered to respond to the request of a local farmer, May Hau Li (66 years old) after the group harvested organic shallots. Khris hopes that the farmers will use the tractor to cultivate their land.

The harvesting activity was also attended by the chairperson of the Family Welfare Development group of Sumba Timur (TP PKK), Merlyati Simanjuntak on Saturday (06/11/2021). The shallot farms in Tanambi is one of the farming groups empowered by the Foundation of Radio Community MaxFm Waingapu (YKRMW).

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