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