Sumba Expedition 2015: a gateway to light

In September 2015, the Sumba Expedition set off to Indonesia for a fourth time. Sumba Expedition 2015 is part of an ongoing campaign initiated by Hivos to raise awareness of climate change, promote the use of renewable energy and engage a wider public in our climate and energy campaign.

For Poor Indonesian Community, No More Living in Darkness

Name: Sulis Setiawati

Location: Island of Sumba, Indonesia

Profile: Islander who has helped bring a diverse range of local, national and international stakeholders to agreement over the 100 percent renewable vision for Sumba

A visit to Sumba Iconic Island by a long awaited friend

On 7 and 8 April 2015, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia, Sudirman Said, conducted a field visit to the island of Sumba in order to monitor the implementation and the progress of the SumbaIconic Island (SII) programme. Hivos in Southeast Asia accompanied the minister, the Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia Stig Traavig, and other officials.