Category: News From The Field

Have a Raise

Starting this March the workers get a 25% salary increase, of course they are very happy. Cibening Village is not big, but since electricity entered the village, many changes have occurred with the local...

Road in Teak Plantation

Rain still fall in Cibening village, the road is better because it was repaired by the community and used local government’s budget. The road around the teak plantation is broken because rain water also...

Fund for Village

During January, it rained a lot in Cibening village, the road is broken and there were land slides in several areas. The local government and the community worked together to fix the road. With...

Land Slide & Broken Road

Since last month, rain falls almost everyday in Cibening village, morning, afternoon, evening, all day or all night. Rain water is abundant, all wells are full with water. New leaves make trees green again,...

Rain Water & Wells

Rain has been falling for several days in the end of October, but it made a good impact to the people in the Cibening village. The wells are full of water, although for drinking...

Pilot Project in Bumisari

The plan to visit Bumisari plantation was to check the trees, whether the teaks need to be thinned or not. For more than 10 years, the trees get good treatment; regular fertilization, pruning limbs...

Thinning Plan in Cibening

This time, Jon’s and Adi’s visit is related with the thinning plan. After checking the trees in Bumisari, it will be considered whether do thinning or let the trees grow naturally. So far, it...

Teak Seeds

Walking among the Teak trees feel cool, the wind blow slowly and the dried leave fall down and cover the land, it looks brown. Hot season has started last month when it rained very...

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