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ABOUT HANDEP

Nothing makes us stronger than those we call family.
Handep is a social enterprise in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where we help reconnect our friends and family with their lands and forests for a more sustainable living. We work to empower indigenous women and farmers through eco-fashion and local agricultural products.

HOW WE WORK

Added Value

Creating added value
non-timber forest and
agricultural products

Fair Partnership

Applying fair trade in
our partnership with
weavers and farmers

Capacity Building

Providing trainings and
infrastructures for
local communities

OUR FEATURED PRODUCTS

Strengthening local agriculture and creating added value to Kalimantan forest-based products
to help
 enhance local food security, re-value and preserve forests, and support economic development.

Hand Woven Rattan Products
Honey
Organic Rice

IMPACTS

122

Weavers and Farmers

03

Production Facility Support

200

Trees Planted

03

Workshops on
Entrepreneurship

COLLABORATION

  • BRAVO


    Bringing Back Farming to Villages in Borneo
  • A project funded by the Student Engagement
    Grant of the University of
    Melbourne in 2018.

    Goal:
    re-introducing farming to young people in rural Kalimantan to strengthen local food security and preserve traditions.

  • EmIWShion


    Empowering Indigenous Women through Eco-fashion
  • A collaboration project between Handep, Australian Government, Bank Indonesia, and Sustainability Lab at Melbourne (SL@M) taking place across 2019 and 2020.

    Goal:
    improve weavers’ capacity on innovative design, micro-finance for small enterprises, forest preservation and access to market.

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