NUS MERUKH RECYCLES OLD NEWSPAPERS INTO ECONOMIC PRODUCTS

NUS MERUKH

NUS MERUKH

Zonalinenews-Kupang,-Finding a job is a tough one. But it is easy for those who have the skills. Just look at what Nus Merukh did. He recycled old newspapers into something of economic value. The man who born in Kupang 37 years ago is apparently not willing to waste his skills.

When met at his residence, Oesapa, (10/10), noon, he was busied himself with cutting, rolling and levelling materials from old newspapers. The materials used were flattened scrolls that were originally glued and decorated with a motorcycle’s ball bearing, scrap iron and timber. He told reporters that he does not make this his profession but rather to show people in the community that there are other things that can bring money. “Wee sell old newspapers with the price of Rp.1000 to Rp.1500 for one kilogram.

It is very easy to generate money, tens or even hundreds of thousands for one day” said the man who works as a carpenter. He also claims that he could earn two million in a week. Yeni Lie is very proud of her husband as he is willing to invite others to develop their skills despite not being working professionals. According to him, he has made 10 side bags and 3 mobile phone bags, which have been successfully sold for Rp.100.000 and Rp.50.000 each.

Keep in mind that just two months ago (August) he had only started becoming interested in this work, but the result of his products have been requested by customers from Darwin, Australia. Even so, he has not been willing to let go of his main job. as we see it, too intent to know. Although he has not begun to pursue this job for a living, he hopes there are others who want to learn how to make products from recycled materials too. If anyone wants to order, please via phone; 081236404386. (*Danil Takpala)

Indonesian Version

NUS MERUK SULAP KORAN BEKAS JADI PRODUK EKONOMIS

Zonalinenews-Kupang,-Mencari pekerjaan adalah sesuatu yang gampang-gampang sulit. Tetapi itu mudah bagi mereka yang punya ketrampilan.

Lihat saja apa yang dilakukan Nus Merukh. Dia menyulap koran bekas jadi sesuatu yang bernilai Ekonomis. Pria kelahiran Kupang 37 tahun silam ini nampaknya tidak mau menyia-nyiakan ketrampilan yang dimilikinya. Saat ditemui dirumah kediamannya, Oesapa,(10/10),siang, dirinya sedang menyibukan diri dengan menggunting,menggulung serta meratakan bahan dari koran bekas.

Alat yang digunakanpun untuk meratakan setiap gulungan yang awalnya dilem itu pun dirancang sendiri menggunakan Laher bekas motor dan besi tua serta pangkuan dari Kayu. Kepada wartawan, dia menyebutkan, bukan jadikan pekerjaan ini sebagai profesi namun dirinya mencoba menunjukan kepada masyarakat ada hal lain yang bisa mendatangkan uang.

“Buat apa kita jual koran bekas dengan harga Rp.1000 sampai Rp.1500 per kilo, padahal sangat gampang bisa hasilkan uang puluhan hingga ratusan ribu per hari,” kata pria yang berprofesi sebagai tukang kayu ini.

Dia pun sebut, dalam 1 minggu bisa dapat dua juta kalau dirinya fokus pada profesi ini. Walaupun bukan profesi, Yeni Lie sangat bangga karena suaminya ini mau mengajak orang lain untuk mengembangkan keahlian mereka.

Menurut informasi yang berhasil dihimpun, sudah 10 tas samping dan 3 tas Handphone yang telah dibuat dan berhasil dijual masing-masing (Rp.100.000 dan Rp.50.000).

Perlu diketahui bahwa baru 2 bulan lalu (Agustus) dia mulai tertarik. Dan hasil produknya sudah diminta oleh pelanggan dari Darwin Australia. Meskipun demikian, dirinya belum mau melepaskan pekerjaan utamanya.

Sejauh pandangan kami, terlalu intern untuk diketahui. Walaupun belum terlalu menekuninya, dirinya berharap ada orang lain yang mau belajar dan mengembangkan produk berbahan dadar koran ini. Jika ada yang berminat, bisa menghubungi via telpon: 081236404386.(*Danil Takpala)