NGOs & PROJECTS:
Surf Aid International
A medical relief organization working
to eradicate malaria and improve Mentawai health.
Cultural Ecotourism Association:
Mentawai managed non-profit
association, jointly sponsored by Citra Mandiri and Native Planet, initiating
and supporting cultural ecotourism on Siberut and returning revenues to the
A European research project championing the conservation of Siberut's forests
Yayasan Citra Mandiri
A Mentawai–run NGO empowering Mentawai society, defending their human rights,
natural resources, and environment and assisting with education, training, and
A Mentawai-run NGO, working closely with Surf Aid International to improve
living conditions of the indigenous population of the Indonesian Mentawai
CONSERVATION & ACTIVISM:
An organization monitoring
and speaking out on the social and humanitarian implications of environmental
issues in Indonesia.
The Rainforest Foundation
A British NGO helping indigenous and traditional peoples of the
world's rainforests protect their environment and fulfill their rights.