Blog: Indonesia

Community & Innovative Solutions

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

Before continuing the rainwater tank building project with *Daeng H’s household, GHNI staff taught a lesson to the community of Cambaloe Village about sharing. The members of the community helped to lift and transport materials for the rainwater tanks, including sand, rocks, cement, and fresh water. They also worked together to help build the household tanks.

Realizing Change through Cooperation

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

Even after the completion of the rainwater tank and toilet building projects in Batu Ampara Village, GHNI continues to work with the community – teaching, training, and empowering individuals on how to sustain development in their community.

Water Tap in the Kitchen

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

Mrs. K and her husband benefited from their participation in the rainwater tank and toilet building project in Cambaloe Village. Mrs. K and her husband had one desire as they built their water tank – to have a tap and running water in their kitchen and bathroom. Mrs. K got the idea for this from visiting houses in the city that they had piped water indoors.

Men Catch the Vision

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

When starting the cooperative last month, only women (the wives of the shrimp farmers) participated in the main committee. However, the men became involved since the meeting of the cooperative was first proposed. They also wanted to participate in the formation of the cooperative.

Tasting First Fruits

Sendana Village, Indonesia

“Remember what we learned at the beginning of the TCD program – that in about two years after grafting it would be possible to harvest cocoa pods already? Now we are there and have fruit that is ready to be harvested. From now on we can speak in experience – not just theory!” said an excited Transformational Community Development (TCD) trainer to a farmer while visiting his cocoa field.

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.

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