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Masarang event in Sintang

The purpose of the event was to motivate the Dayak farmers and inform them about the techniques to increase their production and income read more

ITM University renovation

Renovated classrooms, a new faculty building and new paved parking spaces at the entranceread more

"Het KLOKHUIS" 7 and 8 May at 18.25 broadcasts!

In the episodes they will explain about the problems that are caused through the large-scale production of palm oil read more

Masarang Foundation starts cooperation with Conservation International

The project is part of CI's "Sustainable Landscape Partnerships" program read more

Masarang sugar factory sells containers of sugar to USA

The USA can now be added to the list of countries that have bought Masarang palm sugar, after the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Hong Kong, Australia and Canada read more

US ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake visits Tasikoki

The ambassador visited Tasikoki following a donation from the United States through the USAID program in 2014 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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Events in Indonesia, oktober 2014

A blog from Willie on a number of events on North Sulawesi in the month of October 2014.Lees het volledige artikel

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    Last week 20 students from the Jakarta International School visited the Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue Centre for 4 days. The students joined the group "Endangered Species" in their school.

    Masarang event in Sintang

    At the 1st of May 2015, the Masarang Foundation in cooperation with the Kobus Foundation organized an event in the Kobus Longhouse in Sintang.

    ITM University renovation

    As you might have read in previous newsletters, the Minahasa Institute of Technology (Institut Teknologi Minaesa or locally better known by its acronym "ITM"), is a small university with some 800 students in Tomohon.

    Klokhuis visits Masarang in West Kalimantan

    The famous Dutch TV program "Het Klokhuis" recently visited Masarang in West Borneo for the shooting of two episodes.

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)



Saving endangered animal species and biodiversity
Tasikoki animal rescue center

Support for culture and activities
Sustainable agriculture

Environmental education and study scholarships Objectives

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.