Blog: Indonesia

The Strength of the Farm Cooperative

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

In Batu Ampara Village, the Vannamei shrimp breeding project has now been implemented seven times, and the farmers appear to have more confidence breeding both Vannamei and Tiger shrimp. Over this past quarter, the shrimp breeding has been successful and farmers have been harvesting good quality shrimp.

Tapping into the Natural Water Supply

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

The rainy season in Indonesia typically lasts from December through April. Rainfall intensity during this quarter has been very high, allowing for the rainwater tanks in the community to be full. Households that have tanks are fully benefitting from the improved accessibility to water.

New Skills Celebrated

Sendana Village, Indonesia

Cosmetology Income-Generation Program

Library Opens to Motivate Children

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

Due to the nature of our work in the field, it's not always possible to provide a high quality photo. We're happy to provide a current visual of our work despite the quality.

Returning Home

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

Three years ago, Daeng Nyala left Batu Ampara Village to go to another province to find work. But even after three years of searching, he could not find a good job. When GHNI started income generation projects, Daeng Nyala participated initially but did not see the immediate results that he was hoping to see.

Investing in a Better Future

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

Due to the nature of our work in the field, it's not always possible to provide a high quality photo. We're happy to provide a current visual of our work despite the quality.

Villagers Take Initiative

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

When GHNI first started the Transformational Community Development (TCD) program in Batu Ampara Village, we found that the people in the community were reluctant to work together and were only concerned with their personal interests. Consequently, we have been teaching TCD lessons on the importance and value of working together towards development.

Mr. A Farms Despite Challenges

Sendana Village, Indonesia

*Mr. A has been facing more problems than other farmers in the rehabilitation process of his cocoa farm. First, several cows came onto his land and ate the young tree grafts. After that, the river next to his field flooded and damaged the soil. Right after he grafted his trees, the rains came, causing several grafts to grow fungus and fail to grow.

Women Gain Influence in the Community

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

After beginning the Vannamei shrimp-breeding program in Batu Ampara, we have worked with seven individuals from the community who have now seen the benefits of the program. Some of them are continuing on their own, without additional financial support from GHNI.

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