Our aim with this new project is to promote with our experience, a social way of empowering the local communities economy with what we call “eco fair trade or share” tourism. Traditional mass unsustainable tourism can not last, as the surrounding environment would be quickly damaged and the tourists will move to another area living […]
From the above endeavors, we hope to be able to independently finance our social responsibilities to our community. Coastal biological monitoring So many lives depend on the bounty on beach. Our neighbors have been collecting seaweed for generations. There are fishing beaches, but those who do not have fishing boats fish off the beach. As […]
After working in promoting organic farming, there was an opportunity for me to own and manage a furniture store. I have been in this business for almost a decade now and wanting to share my knowledge with my neighbors. Gunung Kidul, in general, and Kemadang Village, in particular, are known to produce high quality lumber […]
After several years of a corporate life in Indonesia, I needed to find a challenge and found one in the form of organic farming in Cambodia. I worked for several years to encourage Cambodian farmers to practice organic farming and vendors to sell local organic products. Once we know more about our village, especially the […]
I graduated from Brawijaya University with a degree in Teknologi Pertanian (Agriculture Technology). This education gave me some knowledge of post harvest processing. Most farmers sell their harvest in a raw state, which does not command high value. We will try to improve this agricultural practice by providing the space and market to process these […]
At Jiwa Laut (Soul of the Sea), we are a group of people exploring a social entrepreneurship to promote a sustainable development in our village. Our website are bare currently, but they will grow as we grow.
Ira Setiawati Fab Sugiyati Suryono Sukirno
In 2010 I visited my birthplace, Jayapura, the provincial capital of Papua and went my favorite spot, a childhood sanctuary, the beach. Our father took us, my siblings and me, to the beach to swim in Pacific Ocean and have fun almost everyday when we were growing up. But to my disappointment, the place was […]