TLM foundation invited local community to transform 0.5 acre unproductive land into productive garden to be an additional income source for them as well as an sample for Nagarukanoru community. Productive garden in Ngarukanoru was named “Mondu Lambi” which means “fertile land” and has 9 family heads as members at the beginning but now there are only 5 family (10 people)
The productive garden begun to be processed since 2015 by planting onions, garlic, green beans, yardlong beans, cos lettuce, water spinach, chili, eggplant, cabbage and broccoli. They also raise some fruit plants like dragon fruits, Californian papaya and lady finger banana. All the plant were planted organically making them are safe to consume and good to sell.
Productive Garden Group Forming
Cleaning unproductive land
Planting horticultural plants using mulches
The watering of horticultural plants
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”.
Village Official Mentoring in making RKPDes & RPJMDes
Training of Community Participation in Village Establishment
Village law training for village official and community
Community Training of Village Establishment Plan
The location of productive garden is higher than the location of spring. Therefore, to irrigate the water from spring to the garden, hydram technology is used under a consideration of low operation fund.
Installation steps of Hydram pump project;
- Measuring the distance between spring and productive garden.
- Measuring the elevation from spring and productive garden
- Pump installation, pipe installation and water tanks making.
Hydram pump installation project was started shortly after learning all the steps above. All these process invlolve local community (12 members of productive garden).
This hydram project can fulfill 0,5 acre of productive garden need. Aside from productive garden. TLM foundation also helps an Catholic primary school in Ngarukanoru by irrigate water to its garden .
Students help in collecting materials for dam
Supply tank for hydram project
Hydram pump installation
Making of water tank in productive garden area
Socialization of effectiveness of water using
Bak penampung yang sudah jadi dan siap pakai
Pemasangan Kerantapstand warga sekitar proyek air
Perawatan Rutin pompa hydrram oleh fasilitator desa
Pemanfaatan air untuk menyirami tanaman hortikultura