An Army officer hands over a bag of rice to a local resident at the Kodim 0503 headquarters in West Jakarta on Monday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Indonesian Military Opens 'Rice ATM' for Poor Families in Jakarta

BY :YUDHA BASKORO

MAY 04, 2020

The West Jakarta District Military Command (Kodim) distributed rice to poor families around the area on Monday. Each resident walked away from the military headquarters with 1.5 kilograms of rice.

The Kodim will open the "Rice ATM" again this week from 9 a.m to 4 p.m.

Officers checked the body temperature of everyone who came to the Kodim, gave away free masks and made sure everyone observe physical distancing.

They also went door-to-door to deliver rice to residents who are unable to go to the Kodim headquarters on Jalan Letjen S. Parman in Petamburan.

Currently the Rice ATM can be found in 10 locations in Greater Jakarta: Kodim 0501 in Central Jakarta, Kodim 0502 in North Jakarta, Kodim 0503 in West Jakarta, Kodim 0504 South Jakarta, Kodim 0505 East Jakarta, Kodim 0506 in Tangerang, Kodim 0509 in Bekasi, Kodim 0508 in Depok, Kodim 0606 in the City of Bogor and Kodim 0621 in the District of Bogor.

Indonesian army personnel registered West Jakarta residents who come to Kodim 0503 to get rice package. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Residents line up for the free rice. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Indonesian army personnel check the body temperature to a resident. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An officer checks a resident's body temperature with a thermometer gun. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
The queue is designed to implement physical distancing. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Physical distancing markers on the front yard of the military headquarters. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Indonesian army personnel help a resident to put a rice in a plastic bag. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An officer pours rice into a plastic bag for a resident. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man touches his new mask as he lines up to take a rice package in Kodim 0503, West Jakarta on Monday (04/05). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man adjusts his new cloth mask, which was also given away for free by the military. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man wearing a new mask from Kodim 0503. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man shows off his new mask from Kodim 0503. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
The Kodim 0503 sets a very strict physical distancing measure. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
People stand at least two meters apart from each other in the queue. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A woman receive a 1.5 kg of rice from rice ATM at Kodim 0503, West Jakarta on Monday (04/05). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An officer pours rice into a plastic bag for a woman. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man walks after get a rice package from rice ATM at Kodim 0503, West Jakarta on Monday (04/05). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man walks out of the military headquarters after receiving a free bag of rice. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

 

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