Welcome to Leuser International Foundation
Conserving Leuser Since 1994
On Aug 4th, 2020 Leuser International Foundation (LIF) received award from Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry for contributing to the conservation and wildlife protection in the Leuser Ecosystem from 1998 to 2020.
The Sumatra Gayo highland is not only famous for its huge Arabica coffee plantation in Indonesia, but also it is the home for birds diversity. Supported by Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Co, our team has completed half way of birds diversity survey around coffee plantations in Bener Meriah District of Gayo and found more than 70 birds species calling, singing, feeding and perching around the coffee farms.
In partnership and supported by Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Co, the foundation managed to rehabilitate and reconstruct One Kilometer of community water piping system which included water in-take and water distribution tanks for Sumatra Gayo coffee farmers residence in Kenawat Redelong, Bener Meriah, Aceh province. The project benefited to 250 villagers (70 households), water access to coffee farms, public facilities including baths and cemetery.
LIF and Centre of Wildlife Studies in Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Syiah Kuala University, Aceh Indonesia have agreed to work in partnership to strengthen wildlife conservation in Aceh Province and Sumatra. The MOU was signed on November 15th 2019.
LIF supported by PT. Venamon Shoes, Bandung distributed 8 pairs of boots for the Mabout in Peusangan CRU located in Pintu Rime Gayo District, Bener Meriah, Aceh Province.
The Conservation Response Unit (CRU) is managed by Natural Resources and Conservation Agency (BKSDA) and supported by Aceh environment and forest service (DLHK) and some private donors.
LIF in partnership with Dean’s Beans Coffee Co from Boston USA, have successfully developed and planted more than 11,000 local hardwood trees around the Arabica coffee farms area in Gayo, the province of Aceh, Sumatra Indonesia.
Please use the information below to make a donation by bank transfer:
Account Name: Yayasan Leuser Internasional
Account No: 3230-203-224 (in Rupiah) and 3230-203-440 (in USD)
Name of Bank: Bank Negara Indonesia
Swift code: BNINIDJA