Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya (Unusa) in collaboration with the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Indonesia developed santripreneur. The signing of the cooperation was carried out after a public lecture in the Auditorium of the 9th floor of the Tower of Unusa Campus B, Surabaya on 18 April 2019.
The public lecture presented the speaker of the Chairman of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Indonesia, Hermawan Kartajaya who is also the President of Asia Council for Small Business (ACSB) with the theme tema Printing Young Entrepreneurs Among Santri & Students’.
Attending the invitation of the Deputy Governor of East Java Emil Elestianto Dardak, Acting. Secretary of the KUKM Ministry Prof. Dr. Rully Indrawan M Si, Chairperson of the Yarsis Foundation as well as ITS Board of Trustees Prof. Dr. Ir Muhammad Nuh DEA, Regent of Trenggalek Mochammad Nur Arifin, Malang Regent Sutiaji Mayor of Malang, ITS Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ir Mochamad Ashari M Eng, ICSB East Java Region Coordinator Achmad Mufid CPBC Wahyudi Dipl Adv BA, Vice President of Academic ICSB Indonesia Samsul Hadi, Head of East Java Province Cooperative and SME Office Mas Purnomo Hadi MM, Finance Director of Bank Jatim Ferdian Timur Satyagraha, Ust. Yusuf Daud, Muhammad Zakki and host of the Chancellor of Unusa Prof. Dr. Ir Achmad Jazidie M. Eng.
On the same occasion, the MoU was signed between the East Java Provincial Government, Unusa, ITS and ICSB East Java regarding the assistance of MSMEs through the one product pesantren program.
And the signing of the MoU between the East Java Provincial Government and Unusa about the development of quality human resources in East Java through the enhancement of the Tri Darma of Higher Education in the fields of health, education, economics and information technology.
This collaboration is to map the economic potential of Islamic boarding schools in East Java (East Java) for the development of a superior program for the East Java provincial one product boarding school.
“There are many pesantren that will be mapped and from the mapping what interventions should the government need. We hope that ICSB and UNUSA will be able to help map out those potentials. And, we will guard him, “said East Java Deputy Emil Elestianto Dardak.
Emil said, in East Java there are around 6,000 Islamic boarding schools and a number of campuses and business actors. This number is a considerable potential if they can collaborate in building an economy in an Islamic boarding school. Meanwhile, the government will be able to act as a consolidator.