BANDUNG CITY- In commemoration of the 91st Mother's Day 2019, the Regional Government (Pemda) of West Java Province (West Java) together with the West Java Regional Police and Kodam III / Siliwangi along with elements of the Regional Leadership Communication Forum (Forkopimda) of West Java held a Family Health Walk with thousands residents on Sunday (8/12/19).
The activity in the framework of welcoming Mother's Day was led directly by the Chairman of the Family Welfare Empowerment (PKK) of West Java Province Atalia Ridwan Kamil with a start and finish in front of Gedung Sate, Jl. Diponegoro No. 22, City of Bandung.
"In the framework of national Mother's Day, (healthy walking) at the center is led by First Lady Iriana, in the area led by Bubernur mothers, earlier (West Java) was opened by Mrs. Atalia," said West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil.
Emil - the governor's familiar greeting - also said that the celebration of Mother's Day was a moment to strengthen the spirit of family togetherness values.
Emil also hopes that the cohesiveness of the leadership elements in this event continues to be maintained so that a conducive situation exists in the midst of society.
"There is joy, there is happiness, and strengthen family values," Emil said.
Atalia meanwhile said that the values ??of togetherness foster family resilience. A strong family starts from the presence of strong, healthy and intelligent mothers.
"Today is extraordinary, the government nationally carries out a healthy walking activity. 34 provinces are all doing the same movement. Of course this makes us all feel united, feel that togetherness is present," said Atalia.
Adapu to encourage the presence of women or mothers who become more independent, brave, but do not leave nature as a wife and mother, the West Java Provincial Government has initiated the Women's Achievement and Dream Dream School program (Sekoper Cinta).
The program implemented by the Office of the Empowerment of Women in Protection of Children and Family Planning (DP3AKB) of West Java Province has become a solution and preventive measure for the problem of violence, exploitation, and fairly high discrimination against women.
Since its launch in December 2018, Sekoper Cinta has had 2,700 graduates, who came from 100 villages in 27 cities / regencies throughout West Java.
"However, togetherness is very important in a family, so we become strong individuals. Including how love for mothers is also directed with a sense of love for the country," added Atalia.
Mother's Day, Momentum Love the Environment
In the series of the 91st Mother's Day celebration in 2019 in West Java, there was another moment that also showed environmental love, namely consumption of kukuluban aka boiled beans, sweet potatoes, bananas, etc., served with bamboo woven baskets.
The participants were required to bring their own drinking water bottles and be able to fill them with drinking water provided by the committee.
"We the PKK Mobilization Team (TP) agreed to minimize plastic waste. And West Java said this in a tangible form, such as we prepare snacks with baskets, and the food is healthy and typical of West Java culture," said Atalia.
So, this Mother's Day also becomes a moment of socialization to the family so that they love the environment. And understand the application of the 3R principle 'Reuse, Reduce, and Recycle' which is one of the solutions in protecting the environment that is cheap and easy to do.
In addition to the Family Health Walk in commemoration of the 91st Mother's Day 2019, Sajojo, Poco-poco, Goyang Maumere exercises were also held, also not to miss the Sekoper Cinta dance, as well as the mothers present with attractive dresscodes, there is also an entertainment stage, and an abundant door prize. .