We donate 3% of our earnings to AMAN. At the moment we are supporting AMAN’s special task force to help with the Covid-19 measurements (read below)
AMAN stands for Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara, the Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the
Archipelago. AMAN is a representative organisation that consists of a Central Governing Body with 20 Regional/Provincial Chapters, 99 Local Chapters, 3 Wing Organizations representing Youth, Women and Lawyers, and 4 Autonomous Bodies. AMAN represents 15 million individuals from 2,230 indigenous communities across Indonesia.
AMAN’s mission is to empower, advocate for, and mobilize indigenous peoples of the Indonesian archipelago to protect our collective rights, and to preserve our cultures and environments for current and future generations.
In an era of challenges including poverty, climate change, and conflict, AMAN provides innovative solutions by utilizing indigenous values, knowledge, and solidarity to promote social justice, ecological sustainability and human welfare.
Regarding the Response to Covid-19, AMAN has formed the AMANKANCOVID-19 task force at the National, Regional (Provincial) and Regional levels. Some of what AMAN has done includes:
- Production and distribution of masks, hand washing stations, hand sanitizers, disinfectant sprayers and a campaign against Covid-19.
- Producing traditional medicines
- Collaborating with the medical team in the village (puskesmas) by providing PPE support
- Currently indigenous peoples are strengthening their food through the Food Sovereignty Movement
Find out more: www.aman.or.id