Yohana Baransano

Building up Community Empowerment in Household Waste Management

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Region

Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia

Affiliations & Roles

Program Initiator of Sayang Bumi Papua

Researcher and Activist

Yohana Baransano is from Jayapura city, the capital of Papua Province. Seeing the need to respond to urban problems, namely urgent plastic waste, she engages with the community at the local level by utilizing existing networks and the power of social media. She graduated from Cenderawasih University, Papua, with a degree in English, and worked as a researcher and activist for social issues. She has also worked on small local programs such as beach cleanups around the city of Jayapura that encouraged children’s participation. Yohana has experience working in local and international institutions, including working on environmental programs with the IUCN and WWF Netherlands.

Membangun Pemberdayaan Masyarakat dalam Pengelolaan Sampah Rumah Tangga

Yohana Baransano, adalah seorang wanita yang berasal dari Jayapura, ibukota Provinsi Papua. Melihat kebutuhan untuk merespon persoalan urban, yaitu sampah plastik yang mendesak, diapun bergerak bersama komunitas anak di tingkat lokal dengan memanfaatkan jaringan yang ada dan the power of social media. Lulusan Universitas Cenderawasih, Papua Jurusan Bahasa Inggris, peneliti isu sosial dan aktivis perempuan ini lalu bergerak melalui aksi kecil seperti beach clean up bersama anak-anak di pantai-pantai seputar kota Jayapura. Pengalaman terlibat di beberapa pelatihan ataupun bekerja di lembaga lokal maupun internasional juga salah satunya mengerjakan program lingkungan bersama IUCN dan WWF Netherland.

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