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Voluntalk #01: More Deeds, Not Words

On Saturday last week (25/05) in ¾ Co-Working Place in Tembalang, Semarang we organized our very first Voluntalk. In cooperation with Indonesian Volunteer for Peace (IVP Indonesia/Yayasan Kanal Perdamaian), Voluntalk this time explained to our future local or overseas volunteers about International Voluntary Service movement impact toward society and SCI as the oldest volunteering themed organization in the world based on changing perspective research in 2016. Our facilitators are Sany Mardlotillah (founder of and Edi Gunawan (Founder of Bhumi Horta Foundation. They shared about their volunteering experience around the worlds. Most of the participants are university students came from several universities in around Semarang. This activity aimed to [...]

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Our Volunteer Group Goes to Vietnam

In cooperation with Indonesian Volunteer for Peace (IVP/Yayasan Kanal Perdamaian) we are promoting outgoing volunteering program called “Eco-Smart Xchange” with some local universities in Semarang. We aligned with existing field trip program such as PKL (Praktek Kerja Lapangan). We find around 7 – 15 of university students to be a group and send them abroad to have volunteering acitivities in several themes. They consist of 7 university student from Farming Faculty of Wahid Hasyim University, Semarang. They are going to join two week volunteering program or well known as a workcamp. They are hosted by STEP Forward Vietnam (Local Contact of SCI Interntional). Group picture with Vietnam team They [...]

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Three Days Training for Future Farm Leaders

Our Participants during training session Bhumi Horta Foundation organized 3 days training at Kebun Pojok Space Semarang. This training aimed to create young people who willing to be a farm leader in the near future along with food security office and farming office of Semarang City. There are 12 students from farming faculty of Wahid Hasyim University joined this 3 days session. This training conducted by Master of trainer Yoyon who ever participated at Erasmus Program 2014 in Lithuania and Ifa our Finance Manager at Teman Berkebun (farming themed digital start up). Our co-trainers were Masdar (Youth Learning Center Program Co.) & Fijay (UFarm Learning Center Program Co.). They [...]

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Kebun Pojok Space: “New Farming Collaboration Space in Semarang Town”

Bhumi Horta social enterprises (CV Bhumi Horta) or has a close relation with Farming Office & Food Security Office of Semarang City for the last 2 years. We support their program by providing farming trainers, and farming tools as well as technology to support their farm community. On November of 2018, Bhumi Horta Group proposed Farming Office (Dinas Pertanian) Semarang City get higher stage of cooperation by managing a space along with them to create urban farming learning center. This space was built to be public facilities but lack of youth participation. Kebun Pojok Space Therefore, since January 1st, 2019, [...]

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Creating Farming Bussiness Center

Digital start up becomes hype in Indonesia recently. Many young people driven by plenty programs to be digital entrepreneur. Bhumi Horta Foundation initiated to mage digital agribusiness center dedicated for business growth in Indonesian farming field. We created digital platform managed by CV Bhumi Horta (Social Enterprises) in 2018. Teman Berkebun will works in urban farming and farming techonolgy. We support marketing aspect as well as agro production and involving more urban society to contribute in farm. We create young farmer who can grow our food together with most of urban society. Teman Berkebun (CV Bhumi Horta) and UFarm [...]

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Involving Youth, Sustaining Programs

Many problems discovered in some organization that they do not have the possibility to continue the project nor the program. They might because lack of budget or funding and sometimes it comes to lack of human resource. They even need to manage human resource with no fresh idea since their personnel were getting old in term of ideas. Bhumi Horta has a commitment to be always involving young people in each programs we have and for every single activities in our projects. We believes that the biggest investment of the organization is youth involvements. On 2018 Bhumi Horta created Youth Green [...]

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Create Peace Through Volunteering

Many people are still asking how volunteering contribute to society and even can create peace. In collaboration with IVP Indonesia (Indonesia Volunteer for Peace) on Friday, 18 January 2018 in Kebun Pojok Space we organized a focus group discussion about volunteering. There are 25 participants joined the discussion. The discussion moderated by Wilbert Helsloot (coordinator of IVP Indonesia). We started with discussion about what does "Peace" means. The participation reflected their own theories and concepts on a piece of papers and make them together. At the first session ended up with open sharing about how volunteering could contributes peace to [...]

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Leadership Training 2019

Leadership Training 2019  "Build the characters of leader" This Year we need young leaders with a strong commitment to lead community farming in Semarang and to lead workcamps in this summer along with @ivpindonesia Bhumi Horta invites you to join our leadership training. This is your chance to grow with us and be a part of global green society. You will get: - Capacity Building - Softskill - Hard Skill - Networking - ETC When? 15 - 17 February 2018 8 am till Drop @kebunpojokspace (Next to SMA N 1 Semarang) How? Register your participation to Ifa: 085641066019 (WA Only) and e-mail your CV to Be part of us! &together we create peace through volunteering! #BhumiHortaFoundation #Leadership #Training #Volunteering #Workcamps#GlobalVillage #InternationalVoluntaryService#ServiceCivilInternational#YayasanKanalPerdamaian #IVPIndonesia

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