How do women become the guardian of a 300-year-old weaving history to safeguard their environment, livelihood and cultural legacy? In Sambas, West Kalimantan, part of Indonesian Borneo has witnessed how income deprivation led them to find a dire solution. In
In 2018, when Gemawan Association, in collaboration with YAPPIKA-ActionAid supported by the European Union, started the school community assistance in Sambas Regency, she was very excited to participate. Although she is not a coordinator, she is a community mobilizer. Mrs.
Women Farmer’s Group in Sagu Village, Sambas Regency harvested rice on their managed land. The harvest was conducted on Friday (16/7) in an area of 1/4 hectare belonging to one of the group members. Even though it was small, happiness
Saturday (12/6), Gemawan held Women’s Leader School in Sambas Regency. With the themen Encouraging Women’s Independence to Achieve Equality, this first event was attended by 15-woman cadres who came from Lumbang, Keranji, Sebayan, Parit Raja, Setalik, Penakalan and Lubuk Lagak
Collaborated with BothEnds, Ecoton, and Elsam, Gemawan initiated a program which aims to build the capacity of women’s groups in water resource management. The step was conducted through active involvement of women’s empowerment and participation, and Akar Rumput women’s group including women’s
Medio, March 2021, Women’s Union of North Kayong Regency (SETARA), conducted a meeting and group discussion which resulted in a written attitude statement from the management board and members to make an agreement of agricultural land protection in order to
SAMBAS, KOMPAS.com – Budiana (51) came out of the bedroom door of his house. Then, she sat cross-legged in front of a glass cupboard in the living room. Inside the cupboard, dozens of Sambas Songket woven fabrics were neatly arranged.
Sunday (7/2), North Coast Women’s Union (Serumpun) of Sambas conducted a Strategic Planning (SP). Gemawan has also contributed in the establishment of Serumpun since 2009. Since then, Gemawan has been assisting an organization consisting of 23 women’s groups in Sambas
Semanga Village is located in Sejangkung District, Sambas Regency. Located ± 65 km from the capital of Sambas Regency, there are two accesses which can be used to reach the village which is located on the banks of the Sambas
Placed at the Hall of PNPM of Sekabuk Village, Sadaniang District, Mempawah Regency, Gemawan Association held a Women’s Group Leadership Training in Mempawah Regency. The activity which lasted for two days started on Tuesday (9/3). This activity was attended by