FIDK, UIN News Online – Islamic Guidance and Communication Development (BPI) students of UIN Jakarta conducts Safari Da’wah to Ngawi, East Java. The Safari Da’wah activities that are routinely carried out by BPI Study Program students are scheduled to take place until the first weekend of February 2019.
This activity was marked by the release ceremony, led by BPI Department Head Rini Laili Prihatini M.Sc at FIDK Theater Room, Campus I of UIN Jakarta on Saturday, (01/19/2019). The ceremony was attended by dozens of participating students, a number of faculty leaders and BPI Study Programs.
Rini in her remarks remind the participants to carry out their activities as well as possible. Aside of being a macro practicum activity in the final semester, he explained, this activity also provides a challenge for students in conducting direct counseling to the community. “Safari Da’wah are one form of preparation for students to face macro practicum,” she added.
Rini also asked the participants to make innovations in the counseling program. According to Rini, the principle of counseling is to work with the community. “Therefore, students will work with the community to serve selflessly towards a better society,” she said.
Iin Sri Agisni, one of the student organizers of the event said that the event will focused on religious activity, education, social, and health. The religious field is filled with Islamic counseling such as taklim assemblies and the Qur’an recitation.
The education sector is filled with teaching and learning activities with school teachers and students. This field is also filled with special counseling for teachers on how to educate their students.
The social field is filled with student home stay activities and conduct mutual cooperation with residents around the location. The health sector is filled with free health checks, health education seminars, and blood donors in collaboration with the center for community health service and the local Indonesian Red Cross.
“It is not much different from the KKN activity, except that the activities are more dominant in the form of religious education,” said Iin. (usa)