(Community Help Institute)
Perumahan Griya Dramaga Asri Blok H2 No. 19
Cibanteng, Ciampea, Bogor, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
Based on a rigorous analysis of those problems,
the founders of LSM has formulated the following strategic framework to
A sustainable life in which economic rights of women are respected,
fulfilled, and protected.
In pursuing its vision, LSM is fully committed to three values, as
1. Strategic cooperation with civil society, business, and
government is the main key to end all types of poverty, primarily
structural poverty, facing women.
2. Indigenous peoples and their local knowledge represent as the
most strategic vehicles to end cultural poverty facing women.
3. Biodiversity conservation is the soul of all initiatives to
end natural poverty and other types of poverty facing women.
We are a female NGO in Indonesia striving for the fulfillment of
economic rights of marginalized women by liberating them from
structural, cultural, and natural poverties and by enhancing their
capacity to fight for their other economic rights.
To facilitate economically and politically marginalized women living in
rural and urban areas in developing sustainable livelihoods and in
advocating public policy pertaining to women’s economic rights.
1. Cooperating with Civil Society, Business, and Government to End
Women’s Structural Poverty.
2. Cooperating with Indigenous and Royal Institutions to End Women’s
3. Cooperating with Biodiversity Conservation Institutions to End
Women’s Natural Poverty.
4. Enhancing the Capacity of Women’s Groups to Advocate for Public
Policy Pertaining to Women’s Economic Rights.
OUR WORK TO DATE:
1. From 2016 to 2017: we cooperated with 11 rural governments around
Bogor Regency, West Java, in developing various sustainable livelihoods
for 30 women graduated from universities in Java and Sulawesi Islands
who used to be unemployed for years due to scarce job opportunity.
2. From 2017 to 2018: we cooperated with various institutions of
indigenous peoples and royal communities (including King of Tiworo
Foundation, Sama People Foundation, and Indonesian Royal Foundation) in
developing various sustainable livelihoods for 100 members of indigenous
peoples and royal communities in Java and Sulawesi Islands.
3. From 2017 to 2018: we cooperated with biodiversity conservation NGOs
especially the People’s Welfare Development Institute (BRS) in Java
Island and Women’s Union For Equality (PPS) in Sulawesi Island in
developing various sustainable livelihoods for hundreds of women living
in natural poverty.
4. From 2018 to 2019: we enhanced the capacity of 60 women’s leaders
from rural and urban areas of the eastern as well as western Indonesia
on advocacy for women’s economic rights.
5. From 2018 until now: we facilitated the 60 women’s leaders from rural
and urban areas of the eastern as well as western Indonesia to formulate
policy advices on women’s economic rights submitted regularly to the
Our primary target groups are the economically and politically
marginalized women living in urban and rural areas and other women’s
groups who are directly related to them.
Our primary funding sources include:
1. Sale of our professional expertise on community development and women
empowerment to governmental institutions, the business, and other NGO’s.
2. Financial contributions from the successful sustainable business
units under our supervision.
3. Unrestricted contributions from the founders and supporters of our
organization, including from the corporations both institutionally and
4. Other legal fundraising initiatives.
5. Funding support from local donor agencies. Currently we are trying
our best to obtain financial support from international donor agencies.