Berdiri Projects

New MoU in Place

To support our elephant conservation efforts head to the official Berdiri website http://www.berdiri.org This month is a landmark for us here at Berdiri. We have signed a new 3 year MoU with the local conservation agency (BKSDA) here in Bengkulu to continue on the much needed conservation efforts for the…...

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EoS Book Excerpt (Elephants of Sumatra) – The Projects

Below is a sample extract from the up coming Elephants of Sumatra – The Final Stand documentary photography book being published in support of the critically endangered sumatran elephants and the various projects we have, projects we support directly in the field or indirectly by other means. The final product…...

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Siti Update

We’ve just visited the Zam Zam orphans again this week. Sorry for the delay in the update as it has been a busy time getting the Yayasan registered and official. We had a few goodies to deliver to the kids this week that recently arrived from our good friend Carol…...

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Siti going to Jogjakarta

It’s been a month or so in the making since the mother of the orphanage received the funding for Siti’s operation. The period of waiting was necessary to allow the month of fasting and the following celebrations to pass as travel and organising such operations at that time is more…...

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Zam Zam Orphanage Progress Report

After 3 days of demolishing and rebuilding it was good to report that things are progressing well. Despite the odd afternoon of rain there is no stopping these guys. The new structure is looking really good. Check out the video below to see the latest construction progress. So far the…...

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Zam Zam Water Pump Thank You Video

There have been some great supporters of the Zam Zam orphanage project and I promised a thank you video for those that contributed the most. Well this video is really for all those that contributed but special mention goes to.. Andy, Jason, Patty, Carol, Rob, Julie, Wendy, Leigh and Carol…...

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Zam Zam Orphanage

The Zam Zam Global Orphanage in Bengkulu is just one place that does it’s best in a tough part of the world. When I visited the orphanage, they explained to me that a good portion of the rooms were collapsing and the water pump is broken. There are approximately thirty…...

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