Women Porters - Yayasan Annisa Swasti (Yasanti)

Women Porters

Starting in 1983, Yasanti has made women porters a major focus.

We began work in Beringharjo Market in 1983 before a major expansion into the markets of Giwangan (2009), Gamping (2010) and Kranggan (2011). Currently there are 413 porters represented by Yasanti.

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Yasanti organises the porters to discuss concerns, problems and ideas to improve their working environment. A major element of this has been greater interaction with the management staff.

There is also a focus on improving education through savings and loan programs.