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Coronavirus Updates and Resources

Last Updated: September 1, 2020 Health In Harmony is focused on an emergency medical response protocol in both Indonesia and Madagascar to support our partners’ preparedness and save as many lives as possible in this pandemic. One of the ways we can protect the rainforest is to provide emergency healthcare … Read More

Dr. Paramita’s Journey to Bukit Baka Bukit Raya

Recently, ASRI added a new member to the medical team at Bukit Baka Bukit Raya (BBBR): Dr. Paramita! We are honored to have had the opportunity to interview her and learn more about her background. We hope you enjoy learning about Dr. Paramita as much as we did! Tell us … Read More

Welcoming Yohanes, BBBR’s Project Program Manager

Yohanes Ginting is the new Project Program Manager at our replication site in Indonesia, near Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park. He will be working on the implementation of three main concepts at ASRI: Providing affordable health services to the community Stopping illegal logging activities, promoting forest restoration and sustainable … Read More

1,000 Face Masks

This week, the Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) Medical Center, our partner in Borneo, distributed 1,000 cloth face masks to community members confronting COVID-19 in Kayong Utara. By commissioning the production of cloth face masks, ASRI is empowering women who are grateful for the opportunity to supplement their income during this … Read More

50 Reasons to Become an Ironwood

To reflect on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and Earth Month, Health In Harmony is celebrating our Ironwood donors; supporters who have chosen to give monthly. These monthly gifts sustain our healthcare and conservation programs in good times and bad, and they help rainforest communities respond quickly and creatively … Read More

What inspired you to join the Ironwoods?

In honor of Earth Month, we celebrated the monthly Ironwood donors who sustain our work for rainforest communities and the planet. Ironwoods, named for the strongest tree in Borneo, are a bright and reliable force, in good times and bad. Their monthly gifts help us respond quickly and creatively to new challenges like … Read More

A New and Hopeful Legacy

Lisa Occhipinti is an artist based in Portland who is giving the chainsaws decommissioned at ASRI a new and hopeful legacy for generations to come.  Today, art is Lisa’s full-time job, but she was an artist long before her work was displayed in exhibits and public spaces around the country. … Read More

Danish Students Visit ASRI

At the end of January, Danish students from Odsherreds Efterskole Highschool had the opportunity to visit ASRI for a week as a study tour destination. Their visit was a chance to collaborate with ASRI Kids and ASRI Teens. On their first day at ASRI, the students took a tour around … Read More

A Day in the Life: ASRI Kids

At ASRI, we aim to educate, as well as heal. One of our programs, ASRI Kids, is an afterschool opportunity for local children to learn more about health and conservation, and how the two concepts are interconnected. One of our interns, Echa, writes from Indonesia to share about the day-to-day … Read More

ASRI Celebrates 139 Chainsaws Out of Commission!

On October, 17 Mr. Saliadi, Mr. Heryanto, and Mr. Hadenan from the Simpang Tiga village handed over their chainsaw to the ASRI Clinic, as a part of their commitment to no longer cut down trees in and around Gunung Palung National Park. Both Mr. Saliadi and Mr. Heiyanto have been … Read More

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