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Kopernik in action:
13 December 2017

Exploring the Receiving End of Indonesia’s Digital Revolution »

While the internet has become an integral part of daily life for people in highly developed countries like Norway and South Korea, every day there are still millions of people around the world who use the internet for the first time in their lives. They use the internet through various measures to fulfill their own unique needs.

By Kevin Aditya Prathama

Kopernik insights:
05 December 2017

Desalination process needs to be more affordable before it can compete with alternative methods of procuring drinking water »

Kopernik’s Solutions Lab recently experimented with a solar desalination technology designed to provide drinking water for households living in coastal areas with limited access to drinking water. FCubed’s Carocell 3000 model was tested with a household located in a remote coastal area of East Flores.

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik news:
27 November 2017

Mount Agung relief effort intensifies as around 100,000 people evacuate to temporary shelters »

Authorities have advised anyone located near the volcano, and in Bali, to prepare face masks and eye protection due to fall of volcanic ash from an eruption

By Anna Northey

Kopernik in action:
23 November 2017
kopernik x navicula

Kopernik x Navicula: Music and Technology for Change »

Ubud, 22 November 2017 - Kopernik is excited to be collaborating with Balinese band Navicula in a tour to Australia from 24 November to 10 December to raise awareness on the transformational role of music and simple technologies in addressing social and environmental issues in Indonesia.

By Vanesha Manuturi

Kopernik in action:
13 November 2017
5th Urban Social Forum

Developing IT Solutions for the Urban Poor »

The booming growth of smartphone and Internet penetration across the country has stimulated a plethora of IT-based solutions pervasive in our everyday lives. It seems like everything we need is only one click away, from restaurant recommendations to a last-minute ride to the office.

By Vanesha Manuturi

Kopernik in action:
25 October 2017

Mt. Agung Emergency Response: A Step Towards a Sustainable Community Relief Effort »


Since September 22, Kopernik has been working with IDEP, Bumi Sehat, Bali ZEN, Rucina Ballinger, Rio Helmi and the Green School parents in a consortium known as Mount Agung Relief to deliver critical supplies to thousands of people who have been evacuated due to Mount Agung’s increased volcanic activity.

By Vanesha Manuturi

Kopernik insights:
25 October 2017

Sales-based incentives offer higher return on investment than advertising »

In August, we ran two different sales campaigns to promote the sale of clean energy technologies in Eastern Indonesia. One campaign was a newspaper advertisement, in which a photo of solar lights was featured in a local newspaper directing readers to a location where the technology could be purchased. The other campaign gave additional financial incentives to a network of 244 sales agents and enrolled the high sellers in a competition to win a motorbike.  

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik in action:
09 October 2017
Kopernik Co-founder and COO Ewa Wojkowska (far left) leading a discussion on ‘R&D for Social Impact’.

Kopernik Brings Lean Experimentation & Multi-Sector Collaboration to Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit 2017 »

Jakarta, 9 October 2017 –  As part of our commitment towards a collaborative effort to find what works for poverty reduction, Kopernik proudly hosted two sessions at the third annual Sankalp Southeast Asia Summit 2017 last month, the largest social enterprise forum in Asia aimed at spurring the region’s social entrepreneurship economy.

By Vanesha Manuturi

Kopernik in action:
29 September 2017

Mount Agung Emergency Response Update »

The Mount Agung Emergency Response is a joint community effort coordinated by Kopernik, IDEP, Bumi Sehat, Rio Helmi, Rucina Ballinger, Bali ZEN and the Green School parents to respond to the urgent and evolving needs of people who have been evacuated due to Mount Agung’s recent eruptions.

Updated on December 8, 12:00 WITA

By Vanesha Manuturi

Kopernik in action:
28 September 2017

Finding Hope Again »



The sun was right on top of my head and the heat was grueling when I arrived at the Tuesday market in West Kedang, one hour away from the capital of Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara.

By Gabriella Cynthia Andries