TFT Papua in Practice: Numfor Island

  • What does it mean to be an intelligent community?

    What does it mean to be an intelligent community?

    By Elisabet Karma, coordinator of the Fyarkin community organisation, July 2022 – “Everyone is born intelligent. Every person has their own potential but may not be aware of it.”

  • Fyarkin

    Fyarkin

    The government’s development program is often called assistance or ‘bantuan.’ When it reaches villages in remote areas, residents experience major changes. In reality, it does not empower residents or help them to be self-sufficient. The spirit of sharing and kinship slowly disappears. New habits emerge, people say that they become lazy. Fyarkin, a local organisation…