Background: “Bangkit” Small and Medium Enterprises (UKM) is a business unit established by the Creative and Local Tourism organization in Ngoro-oro Village, Gunungkidul District. UKM Bangkit has a culinary business unit in the form of chips from vegetables, cassava, bananas and other local potentials and a tourism unit. UKM Bangkit was developed to accommodate productive groups in Ngoro-oro with an expectation to support each other aimed to strengthen the community economy in the new era of Covid-19.
Purpose: To revive the economy in Ngoro-oro Village which was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic – in term of marketing, managerial, capital, optimization of suppliers of raw materials for product manufacture, creation of marketing networks, training on the Covid-19 health protocol and the risks involved in carrying out economic activities in the era of Covid-19 adaptation.
Methods: The UKM Bangkit program is implemented in collaboration between the team, students and partners (Ngoro-oro Village Government). The method used to reach the aim is entrepreneurial motivation training, counselling on Covid-19 adaptation in the economic sector, and Focus Group Discussions (FGD) to create a network system for producers, suppliers of raw materials and marketing. The program is scheduled for three months from October to December 2020. This community service is part of the 2020 grant namely Bangkit Indonesia Bangkit for UKM that funded by RISTEK-BRIN.
Result: The activities carried out in Ngoro-oro Village resulted in the formation of UKM Bangkit which was managed by the community at the village level. With the potential for the existing raw materials in Ngoro-oro Village, it can be used as food that can be sold around the Ngoro-oro Village area and as a supporter of the culinary field of the Ngoro-oro tourism village. UKM Bangkit provides a network of several shops that can be used to deposit their merchandise around Patuk Gunungkidul.
Impact: The community becomes more enthusiastic about doing activities in the Covid-19 adaptation era, the community can return to productivity with the activities at UKM Bangkit and can increase people's income.
Keywords: Tourism, UKM, Culinary, Covid-19, Adaptation