People Resources Conservation Foundation (PRCF) Indonesia is committed to the conservation of natural resources and sustainable socioeconomic development, promoting the participation of local communities while enhancing their institutional capacities and revitalizing their cultural identity. (www.prcfoundation.org).
Recently PRCF Indonesia was selected as one of 10 finalists from over 260 solutions entered in the Women | Tools | Technology Challenge.
PRCF Indonesia’s Submission involves:
The use of technology and advanced techniques for the conversion of natural dye materials (plants, bark, etc) to powder or liquid form to ensure: (i) Efficient production processes by the indigenous, women weavers (ii) Improved health and safety standards (iii) Sustainable use of Non-Timber Forest Products and(iv) Products adapted to better meet market demand. (http://www.changemakers.com/en-us/node/73660?breadcrumb_type=finalists)
- Go to http://www.changemakers.com/en-us/technologywomen.
- Vote for: Innovative Dye-material Processing in Support of Women Handicraft and Small Enterprise
- You will be required to create profile (sorry!) to vote. They will send a confirmation e-mail to you to finalize this vote.