WEA Women in Action
Central Jawa, Jatijajar, Indonesia
Affiliations & Roles
Tri Astuti is passionate about justice for indigenous women in Indonesia. She is a volunteer teacher at Sokola Institute, a nonprofit organization specializing in the education and assistance of indigenous people in Indonesia. In 2014, she joined the Sokola Institute in Jambi to teach Rimba children from Sokola Perempuan Rimba. In 2016, she was assigned by the Sokola Institute to teach at Sokola Kaki Gunung, Jember, where she is currently in charge of teaching children and parents about the coffee farming community at the foot of Mountain Argopuro, Jember.
She participated in the International Conference on the History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA) in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 2016, where she talked about traditional Rimba medicine and the health system for pregnant women in Rimba.