I am from East Nusa Tenggara, one of the poorest provinces in Indonesia.
In 2016, Planned International sent me to TLF where I was introduced to farming. I found so much joy in farming and quickly fell in love with it. I treated every seed as if they were my own children.
After graduating, I went to Sekolah Seniman Pangan to learn how to process and package crops after harvesting.
In January this year, the school selected me to introduce hydroponic farming techniques, taught to me at TLF, to President Jokowi at the Green Living Conference. It was so surreal seeing him in real life and I was shaking. I will remember that experience for a very long time.
I am very lucky because without TLF's help, I would never have gotten the opportunities that I have now.
Thank you TLF.