YAYASAN PERMAKULTUR KALIMANTAN - INDONESIA
All around the world, the Earth’s soil, water and air have been polluted by industrial and agricultural systems. Permaculture is an integrated design system to support the resilience and sustainability of communities.
Yayasan Permakultur Kalimantan (YPK) was established in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, to support the resilience and empowerment of individuals and communities to return to long-term sustainable agriculture, livelihoods and culture through the provision of integrated, community-centred, culturally-appropriate education, training and programs.
There are a number of core values underpinning this project. These are ecological self sustainability, following permaculture principles and ethics of: care of people, care of earth, care for the future. YPK’s programmess focus on sustainable land management, localised organic food production and sustainable living through community education, training, cultural activities and programs.
In 2016, Susila Dharma Britain supported three young people to go to the Human Force Camp at the Yayasan Permakultur Kalimantan permaculture project in Rungan Sari, Central Kalimantan.
Along with 16 other young Subud members, they helped to plant trees, clear the land and learn about the culture of Central Kalimantan. Two of the participants created the following videos to document their experiences at the project.