Are you backpacking through Indonesia? Have you packed too much clothes? Then you have the opportunity of donating it at Gili Eco Trust and participate in their fundraising flea market events!
Who are we?
Gili Eco Trust, or Yayasan Ekosistem Gili indah, is an NGO based on Gili Trawangan. It was founded in 2000 to protect the coral reefs around the Gili islands from destructive fishing. In 1999 local fishermen founded the SATGAS to patrol the waters around the three Gili islands. At that time there was a lot of dynamite and cyanide fishing, destroying all the coral and killing the aquatic life inhabiting the reefs. Coral reefs had been left in a disastrous state after the intense El Niño in 1997-1998. The local population reacted and started to organize patrols around the islands in order to eliminate and educate against the bad fishing practices. An agreement was concluded between the fishermen, defining the legal techniques of fishing, limited to certain authorized zones, with the purpose of putting an end to dynamite and cyanide fishing practices.
What is the volunteer job about?
Too much shopping on Gili? Can’t close your backpack? Donate any old (wearable) clothes to the Gili Eco Trust where we can sell them on to raise money for our up and coming cat clinics or donate them to the local Lombok orphanages. We need to constantly sort through old clothes and toy donations to make sure they go to where needed the most.
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What is the price?
If you have any questions please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read more on our work on http://www.giliecotrust.com