A complete house of our own!30 January 2017
It was an ordinary working day back in 2014, when my husband and I had been working in the field until evening time. We were exhausted after a long day of work so were keen to head straight home afterwards. As we walked down to our house, we could see the sky turning grey and smoke filling up…Read more
“A Technology fair or ‘Tech Fair’ is a showcase event to introduce the technologies to community members. During the tech fair, people are able to test and try out the products themselves…Read more
Mama Emi: My very first training14 June 2016
After my first (and believe me, surprising) sales of two cookstoves, I asked Widi to sign me up in the Wonder Women program. Not long after, Widi came to my house carrying a couple of books and papers. He explained to me that if I were to join the program, I should receive some training about…Read more
How it all started18 February 2016
It started out just like any other day: I opened the small shop in my house and spent the afternoon weaving traditional Flores ikat. My house is located on the main road of Bena Traditional Village. People who are passing through or visiting the ancient village often stop to buy snacks,…Read more
Sometimes it’s hard for me to keep track of all sales, installments, and payments. So, I always record all of Kopernik’s technology sales history in this book – that way not a single Rupiah will go missing.