The Use of ‘Katalis’ for Facilitating Education Payments to Increase Digital Transaction during Covid 19 Pandemic

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Asri Widiatsih
Ianatuz Zahro
Dedy Ariyanto


The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the economies of all countries, including Indonesia. Bank Indonesia strives to improve the resilience of the national banking system in the face of the global crisis. “Katalis’ is a digital bussiness application that can be used to facilitate cashless transactions in Indonesia with the hope of making it easier for noncash payments and helping reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This study used a qualitative approach with a case study conducted at a Madrasah Tsanawiyah in Jember Regency. Collecting data used observation, interviews and documents. The focus of this research was how to implement education payments using “Katalis” and what obstacles are faced in its application. The results showed that although there were several easy payments using “Katalis”, but there were still many obstacles, especially related to human resources in schools and the socioeconomic conditions of the various parents of students.

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