Lidamanu, An Educated Village of TLM since Year of 2016 with following programs : Water Project, Productive Garden and Officials and Community Training on Village Establishment based on 2014 Village Law.


Lidamanu Village is located in sub-district of Center of Rote, Region of Rote Ndao. It is established in 1965 with 13.04 km2 of area. Lidamanu is directly adjacent to Maubesi Village in the south, Otanale Village in the north, Limakoli village in the east and also adjacent to Maubesi Village and Onatale Village in the west.

1.554 total of population consist of male: 784 people and female: 770 people, consisting of 468 family heads. Lidamanu current village chief is Mr. Jaspro Paulus Muskananfola, the eleventh chief since the establishment of the village.

Name of Lidamanu Village taken from Rote Language, “Lida” means “wings” and “Manu” means “chicken”. The philosophy behind this name is “chicken wings that protects and nurturing. 68% of villagers are farmers, making Lidamadu as one of Rote Region granaries. Lidamanu has agriculture potential with its 4 springs.


Productive Garden

TLM Foundation invited local community to transform unproductive garden into productive garden to be an additional income source for them. Productive garden in Lidamanu village was named “Sanga Sodak” which means “Searching for Life” and has 16 family heads as members. The productive garden begun to be processed since 2017 by planting onions, garlic, green beans, yardlong beans, cos lettuce, water spinach and chili. All the plant  were planted organically  making them are safe...

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Productive Garden Water Project Procurement in Lidamanu Village

The location of productive garden is higher than the location of spring source. Therefor, to irrigate the water from the spring to the garden, hydram technology is used under a consideration of low operational fund. Installation steps of Hydram pump project ;

  1. Measuring the distance between spring source and productive garden.
  2. Measuring the elevation from spring source and productive garden
  3. Water need  Volume.
Hydram Pump installation project ...

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

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 th...

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