As one of the activities to support government programs to enhance the entrepreneurial spirit of youth, Sampoerna Microfinance from the Sampoerna Group launched a “Sahabat UKM”. This program not only intended to facilitate young entrepreneurs to gain access to business capital, but also as atraining program for those who want to expand their expertise.
Sahabat UKM, a financial product by Sampoerna Microfinance, a subsidiary of PT Sampoerna Agro Tbk where Michael Sampoerna join as the President commisioner, said that they are different from other financial products. Take a close at one of their product, Regular Micro and SME Business and their slogan “Significant Multiplier effect of financing”. Arseno Putranto, Sampoerna Group Advisor tells the difference.
Indonesia nowadays has become one of the biggest crude palm oil producer in the world. The increasing number of private parties who enter into this business; one of them is Michael J. Sampoerna (President Commissioner of PT Sampoerna Agro Tbk); is also one cause of Indonesia to achieve this rank. It is also an impact of the increasing agribusiness entrepreneurs in Indonesia.