Bumiku means “My Earth” in Bahasa Indonesia. Our earth is in crisis and it’s time to take thoughtful and strategic action toward establishing a proactive solution to the massive destruction of our unique rainforests. The rich rainforest life in Borneo is estimated to be around 140 million years old, making it one of the oldest rainforests in the world but this natural treasure is being destroyed at an alarming rate. The question remains how do you put a stop to it when so many remote local communities rely on its destruction to support their families?
It’s time to take action with a new approach
The primary objective of the Bumiku Untukmu Conservation Project is to provide an opportunity to economically support local communities while protecting our precious rainforest at the same time. Making a real difference is within all of our reach.
We realized that the only way to create a guaranteed safeguard of Borneo’s unique tropical forest was to take ownership of it privately. So, the Bumiku Conservation Project purchased 11.000 Hectares of secondary rainforest in Kalimantan with meticulous government licenses to ensure the project continues unhindered, no matter which government is in power.
Instead of well-meaning petitions, donations and sponsorship with unclear effects or results, the Bumiku Prokect is offering the opportunity to guarantee the preservation of 10 square meter parcels of the Borneo rainforest to which you will have the coordinates, each with a 10 year extendable rights agreement.
The Project will employ around 4,000 local community members, each of whom will be responsible to care, maintain and protect 2.5 Hectares of forest. In this way you will be personally supporting a legacy of natural forestry life, regeneration, and also provide an alternative income for local communities for generations to come. Replacing the destruction of the rainforest as a means of an income for local families is a vital component of the program’s success.
The government will also benefit as these workers will contribute through taxable income and help foster a lively economic ecosystem, where previously none existed outside of the few jobs in mining, forestry and plantation sector.
The Bumiku Conservation Project strives to deliver balance to the developing world, while preserving our precious resources before they disappear.
Thank you for your generous and kind support. Let us march on with pride, knowing that with every breath we take our heart is singing the same song of love for mother earth: “My life story grows on trees, Where will your story be?”.
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