The workers in Kampung Batik Turi Blitar are Housewives
Housewives who live on Turi Street, Sukorejo, Blitar City are used to batik crafts. Blitar Government is inaugurated
SURYAMALANG.com, Blitar - Housewives who live on Turi Street, Sukorejo, Blitar City are used to batik crafts. Blitar Government is inaugurated the village to become the Batik Turi Tourism Village on October, 2, 2018.
Osa Febria Monoarfa (23) and Emi Irnawati (37) were tidying up batik cloth at the Turi Batik Flower Gallery on Monday (10/15/2018). The two housewives members of the Batik Kembang Turi were assigned keeping the gallery.
The batik gallery was in the house of Eti Rohaiti, Secretary of Batik Kembang Turi. The gallery, had 3 x 4 meter, was a place of batik products. And also the gallery used for exhibiting batik crafts by the craftsperson.
Osa said, "We kept the gallery alternately. Today is my turn."
Osa who was a member of the Batik Kembang Turi was participating in batik craft. Mother of one child began participating batik training on July 2018.
After she attended the training, she practiced making batik at home. Her batik had sold in this gallery.
Osa told happy with the formation of batik community in his environment. This community opened job oppurtunity. Now Unemployed housewives can make her own batik crafts.
"Making batik craft could increase income and spent spare time. Also batik crafts could be done at home while I took care of household," she continued.
The same thing happened to Emi, a housewife. "Not bad, this activity could be one of daily routine at home. In advance, I usually took care of the household,” she said.
Housewives who lived on Turi street, Turi Village are familiar with batik.