Forming of Village Communication Forum

By jerrybrand,

Yayasan Tanaoba Lais Manekat (YTLM) on 15-17 May 2017, conducting Training and Discussion of Implementation of Act number 6 of 2014 or known as the Village Law. The event was held in YTLM Hall Jl. Ahmad Yani no. 43 Oeba, inviting 36 village heads from 4 districts, each Kupang district, Rote Ndao, South Central Timor (TTS) and East Sumba. The event featured speakers Mr. Yusuf Murtiono, Chairman of the Presidium of the Kebumen Civil Society Forum (FORMASI) who has successfully implemented village assistance in various other areas of Indonesia through the Village School for People (SADAR). In addition to the village head, activities were also followed by village facilitators and TLM Foundation staff.

Training and Discussion Activities Implementation of Village Law aims to improve the capacity and capability of the apparatus in understanding the purpose of the Village Law and its supporting regulations, in order to be able to carry out development planning, budget planning until its implementation is participatory, democratic, transparent and has benefits for each village.

The village heads who were present greatly benefited from this training, through informant information as well as from discussions built amongst the village heads. They hope the same activities can be done on a regular basis.

To realize the above intentions, the village heads present felt it was necessary to establish a communications forum together as a forum for discussion and information sharing.

At the end of the session, the participants agreed to form an organization called Forum Communication of the Village Government of East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT) or FORKOM NTT. Formation of the forum continues by selecting the Presidium Board with the composition: Samson Balukh, Head of Oematamboli Village, Rote Ndao Regency as Chairman of the Presidium; Jemmy Kapitan, Soba Village Chief, Kupang District as Secretary; Yohana Lailogo, TLM Foundation as deputy secretary; and Amatus Tateni, Head of Naip Village, TTS Regency as Treasurer.

In addition, coordinators in 3 regions were chosen: Watson Sodi Mbuik, Chief of Kolobolon Village, as Korote Rote Ndao Regency; Yorim Rensini, Head of Apren Village, as Kupang District Coordinator; and Jemi B.M. Benu, Head of Panite Village, as Korwil of TTS District. All the village heads present were the founders of the forum and at the same time being members. Other regional councils will be formed later.

The Presidium Council of FORKOM Desa Provinsi NTT is given the trust and duty to socialize the existence of forums in each district in order to get more support from the village government organizers and to build communications and coordination across districts so that the district policy that will be made for the village can be truly implemented and protect the village. TLM Foundation will also play a role in assisting this forum to enhance cooperation between villages and as a liaison with other competent parties for forum development. It is also stipulated that the management of the Presidium of FORKOM of the NTT Provincial Village is 3 years with the address of the secretariat while located at TLM Foundation Head Office Jl. Ahmad Yani no. 43 Oeba-Kupang. The FORKOM Presidium of the selected NTT Provincial Villages will hold a follow-up meeting in June to complement the completeness of the organization as well as to plan the activities and socialization.

 

Handover of the forkomdes document to the board of the NTT forkomdes by Mr. Rozali, President Director of TLM Foundation

 

Photo with the board of Forkomdes NTT with Mr. Yusuf, chairman of the FORMASI NGO

 

Speech from Mr. Rozali, President Director of TLM Foundation

 

Speech from NTT Forkomdes Chairman, Simsoni Balukh

 

Photo with the board of Forkomdes NTT with Mr. Rozali and Mr. Yusuf

 

Photos with participants Training and Discussion of Village Law with the board of Forkomdes NTT

Village Forum at Rote Ndao

By jerrybrand,

in Rote Ndao Regency, Tanaoba Lais Manekat Foundation running the  Training and Discussion of The Implementation of Law Number 6 Year 2014 on Village and FORKOMDES at regency level for two days (28 – 29 September 2017), base upon coordination among : Rote Ndao Regency Government (Rote Ndao Village Community Empowerment Agency), TLM Foundation Kupang, SADAR Foundation and Village Government.

The activity held in Bumi Ti’i Langga Auditorium and attended by 112 village heads and village officials of 10 sub-districts with total participant 209 people. The forum was opened by Assistant I of Rote Ndao Regional Government, Mr. Ir Untung Harjito, represented The Regent of Rote Ndao, Mr. Drs. Leonard Haning, MM.

In his written speech, Haritjo said that village official should be fully ready to manage village fund for the interest of village community, build coordination with many parties and prepare village profile.

Village head of Oelunggu, Mr. Yonatah Tulle, SH admitted that the forum gives more erudution of how to manage village fund that has been problematic because the lack of knowledge on law and regulation. “we hope that this kind of discussion and training can be conducted continually in the future,” Said Tulle.

The Discussion and Training that ended in 29 September 2017 has successfully formed and stipulated organization structure of Rote Ndao Regency FORKOMDES by electing village heads/village officials with following structure:  Chief: Modosinal village head, Fendy Muda, Secretary: Maubesi village head, Firlot Pellokila and Treasurer: Daeurandale village head, Sepri Landuleko Sina. For regional coordinator, 10  village heads of 10 sub-districts in Rote Ndao Regency were elected.

 

Taking Photos together

 

Submission of Training Material by Mr. Rozali from TLM Foundation

 

Training Participants ask about the material submitted

 

Introduction of SID by Pak Ferdy of the TLM Foundation

 

With Assistant I Regional Secretary of Rote Ndao, Ir Harung Harjito

 

 

 

 

Village Forum at TTS

By jerrybrand,

Training and discussion conducted in TTS Regency was opened by The head of BPMD (Village Community Empowerment Agency), Mr. Okto Nabuasa. In his speech, Okto confirmed that village officials should be fully ready to manage village fund for village interests, to build a good coordination with other institutions so there will be no deviation that will brings them to the court.  The participants of the activity were 100 people from invited village. This is the first time TLM conducted this activity so there are some obstacles like difficulty in delivering notice to village heads through telephone because some places have no phone connection so only 48 heads of 10 sub-districts attended even though there are 32 sub-districts and 266 villages in TTS. TLM-GMIT Foundation hope that all village heads in TTS will involve in future activity.

The purpose of this activity is to strengthen the capacity of village officials and the capacity of village in implementing Law number 6 year 2014 on village and village fund management and also to socialize and form village government communication forum in TTS regency.

Spokesperson of this activity was Mr. Yusuf Murtiono from LSM SADAE, Kebumen, Central Java who has successfully in fighting for village right through village schools. One of village heads who attended the activity, Charles Nabuasa, from Bena, said that he is really happy and thankful to TLM for conducting the training and discussion activity for it gives him more knowledge of how to manage village fund that has always been problematic because of the lack of comprehension about applicable regulation and law. He wished that the discussion and the training can be conducted continually.

One of the materials presented during the activity was introduction of SID (Sistem Informasi Desa/Village Information System) and village administration management, whether it is related to correspondence or village community data base that can be accessed electronically in one program to facilitate village to work more effectively and efficiently. In the last weekend, TLM Foundation and all the head villages agreed to form FORKOMDES (Forum Komunikasi Desa /Village Communication Forum) at TTS regency level with board composition as following;  Soleman Na’u, village head of Oelbubuk Village as Chief, Asto Lopo, village head of Kuanfatu village as Secretary,  and Rista, village head of Supul village as treasurer. After the composition forming, forum members elected 10 village heads from each sub-district as regional coordinator; they are 10 heads of representative sub-districts who were present at the time. The purpose of the election is to ease the communication in the next training and discussion activities where the core board of FORKOMDES will be trained by TLM Foundation with TOT (Training of Trainer) method, and then they will be responsible to train other village heads in their regions.

 

Opening of training and discussion

 

Submission of Material by Mr. Rozali from the TLM Foundation

 

Submission of Material by Mr. Yusuf from NGO SADAR

 

The atmosphere of training and discussion

 

Taking photo together

Officials and Community Training on Village Establishment based on 2014 Village Law

By jerrybrand,

On 2015, Government declared a policy to establish nation from village and it is followed up by the published of Village Law Number 6 Year 2014.

Villages are given autonomy to manage the establishment from planning to developing.  Every year, Government provide village fund from APBN (Regional Revenues and Expenditures Budget). The management of the budget is the responsibility of village officials and village community. TLM Foundation takes part to improve the capacity of the officials and the community to implement village establishment.

The program is “Officials and Community Training about Village Establishment  on the implementation of Village Law Number 6 Year 2014”.

 

A meeting to discuss training schedule

 

Village Information System Training for Village Officials

 

Training of Community Participation in Village Establishment

 

Community Training of Village Establishment Plan

 

Village Official Mentoring in making Village Level Planning and Development

 

Village Officials Training