A group of students from Agriculture Faculty of Brawijaya University actively involved in poverty alleviation programs in South Malang, East Java.
The group initiated a non-profit organization to collect charity funds for empowerment-based programs in rural areas.
The group managed the university’s Islamic Charitable Donations Organization, which was the first among state universities in Indonesia, and ran empowerment programs in community groups around the campus area.
Several student alumni from the donation organization established Lagzis on September 9, to continue the empowerment programs, which are funded with various forms of Islamic charity and alms such as zakat, infaq and shodaqoh.
Lagzis expanded empowerment programs to Pasuruan, Blitar, Tulungagung, Trenggalek, Ponorogo, Madiun and Kediri.
Lagzis existed in Banyuwangi and Bali.
Lagzis existed in Surabaya, Yogyakarta and Makassar
Lagzis existed in Jakarta and Pekanbaru
Lagzis has entered the new era, in which it focuses to serve community groups by developing their skills and competences. Lagzis has become a group that focuses itself in empowerment programs.