Hayu Dyah Patria Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Building food and nutrition sovereignty by amplifying Indigenous wisdom about edible wild plants Region East Java, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Founder, Mantasa Hayu Dyah Patria is an accomplished food resilience and biodiversity leader in East Java who believes that diversity on our plates will bring back diversity…

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Sheherazade (Shera) Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Protecting the biodiversity of Sulawesi through research and youth engagement Region Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Program Manager, PROGRES Founder & Chairwoman, Tambora Muda Sheherazade, also known as Shera, is the co-founder and program manager of PROGRES, or the Sulawesi Regional Ecological Conservation Initiative. Alongside…

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Wulansary Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Empowering households to become self-sufficient in waste management Region East Jawa, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Founder, Komunitas Sahabat Bumi As the founder of Komunitas Sahabat Bumi, Wulansary encourages people to manage waste sustainably and become food independent. In 2014, she started her organization as an independent trash bank in…

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Webri Veliana Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Building resilient communities through sustainable waste management practices Region East Jawa, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Founder, Greenwave NGO Webri Veliana is an environmental leader committed to helping Indonesian communities become safe and sustainable, with local economies that grow in harmony with the environment. Despite having a degree in…

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Vania Febriyantie Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Facilitating sustainable futures through organic gardening Region  West Jawa, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Founder, Akaran Gardens Program Coordinator and Founder, Komunitas 1000Kebun      Vania Febriyantie is a community organizer from Bandung who believes that prosperity comes from fertile soil. This belief drove her to found Akaran Gardens,…

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