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Sampiri birds released in Talaud

Through a joint effort 55 red and blue lories were released back to their native range read more

Opening Tengkawang factory!

On August 19 2014, the world's first mini tengkawang (illipe butter or "green" butter) factory was opened in the village of Tembak, read more

Research on relationship between reforestation and reduced flooding

Why do I find myself sometimes on the Masarang mountain at 3 o’clock in the morning, during a shower, dressed in pajamas and rain clothes?, read more

CELEBRATION OF THE 13th BIRTHDAY of YAYASAN MASARANG

Planting trees & delivery of scholarships for ITM students read more

Palm oil companies destroy last forests

Recently it was world news: in Indonesia the last virgin rainforests are cut down and burned to establish palm oil plantations.Read more

Willie Smits

Willie Smits has already been working in Indonesia for 30 years. Willie's goal is to preserve as much valuable nature as possible for future generations.
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Mimi

In this Blog Willie describes the way The Dayak live and introduces Mimi, a small and brave girl with already huge responsibilities. A very touching and inspirational story, the reason Masarang exists. Lees het volledige artikel



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    The Lost Forests of Indonesia

    The wonderful world-class annual event, the 11th Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, was held this year from October 1 -5th and featured over 150 writers from more than 25 countries.

    Mimi

    In this Blog Willie describes the way The Dayak live and introduces Mimi, a small and brave girl with already huge responsibilities. A very touching and inspirational story, the reason Masarang exists.

    Rescue Vehicle for Tasikoki!

    With the help of donations from numerous sponsors from all over the world, Tasikoki was able to buy this rescue vehicle.

    Sampiri birds released in Talaud

    Through a joint effort of KOMPAK, the World Parrot Trust, the North Sulawesi Department for Conservation of Natural Resources and PPS Tasikoki, 55 red and blue lories were released back to their native range in Talaud Islands at the end of August 2014.


About Masarang

The Masarang Foundation led by Willie Smits fights deforestation, the extinction of the wildlife and child poverty - global issues that will ultimately affect us all. Masarang implements solutions that are actively supported by the local population and have proven to be effective at low cost. In 2007, the BBC appointed Masarang as one of the 12 best charities worldwide.

Presentation People Planet Profit, sugar palm is the future of our world

Presentation Willie Smits, solutions to the global energy crisis by using the sugar palm (press 4 arrows button for larger image)



Projects

Reforestation
Objectives
Results

Saving endangered animal species and biodiversity
Objectives
Tasikoki animal rescue center

Support for culture and activities
Results
Sustainable agriculture

Environmental education and study scholarships Objectives
Results

The role of sugar palm in Masarang projects
Sugar Palm a miraculous tree
A great movie of Raymond Hartman for the National Geographic about the village hub. A larger version can be viewed at the bottom of the sugarpalm-page.