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Siti Fadillah: Children Happiness is The First

Siti Fadillah and her husband are always together, caring for their children and earning a living. After taking the children to school, they went to Kutuh Buah Market to sell porridge and chicken soup. "It was never called a separate sale," Siti recalls when I met her one afternoon in March 2022. "It's always the same thing, selling both."

Jasmine Mustika: Whatever is Best for Children

That afternoon, beneath a cloudy March sky, we pulled up at the entrance to one of the densest villages in Denpasar. Not long after, a woman riding a motorcycle with a basket perched on the back stopped next to our car. Her name is Jasmine Mustika. A woman from Malang who has lived in Bali since 1992. Jasmine and her family are one of the beneficiaries of the Family Bucket – a bucket filled with basic needs that we distribute to single mothers with school children in response to the


Understanding Ecological Disaster for Community Resilience

Indonesia has experienced 1,926 natural disasters, based on the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) report. Most of the disasters that occurred until June 2022 were floods (747) and extreme weather (690), then landslides (373) and forest & land fires (karhutla) (92). These four dominating disasters have often happened in Indonesia, and mitigation efforts


Re-examining the Potential of Subak Catur Angga

Subak Catur Angga, one of the World Cultural Heritage (WCH) according to UNESCO, has been known as a local rice producer in Bali. Local knowledge that is still believed, environmental and climatic conditions make local rice still exist today. "I have felt, for maintenance between local and superior rice [GMO], it is easier for local ones," said Wayan Watera, Pekaseh Subak Keloncing.

Welcome to IDEP Foundation


For almost two decades, IDEP has been delivering practical programs and public education activities to communities in need all over Indonesia. IDEP develops and delivers training, community programs and media about sustainable development through Permaculture, and community-based disaster management.

To date the work that has been done has resulted in:Over 10,000 kids joined environmental educational activities

  • Over 50,000 disaster survivors assisted
  • Over 14,000 downloads of educational media
  • Over 1,500 people learnt disaster management
  • Over 100,000 given emergency assistance
  • Over 40 educational films produced
  • Over 5,000 people learnt environmental management

Our media includes films, educational resources, booklets, manuals, board games, kid's activity books, and awareness-raising media such as posters and campaigns.

All of this important work was made possible thanks to supporters like yourselves. IDEP continues helping communities and need your continuous support. Click here to Support Our Work.

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In the Balinese language 'IDEP' is the aspect of human consciousness that is our ability to plan and think critically.

This name helps us convey our belief that in this age of increasingly challenging life situations, it is our ability to understand our environments and create appropriate solutions for sustainable development, that will maximize our positive impact on this world and give us all a better chance for survival.



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