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Kopernik in action:
01 November 2016

Meeting the unmet needs of smallholder farmers across Indonesia »

Adonara, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia | Ripe cashew fruits are littered on the ground or still blossoming in the trees, producing a pleasant scent as one passes by. Here on this island of lush forest and aged tin roofs, it’s common practice for cashew farmers to stop at just separating the cashew nut from its fruit, selling it unprocessed any further at the market or to the ‘bigger’ traders.

By Radityo Hutomo

Kopernik in action:
12 October 2016

From the digital world to real-life engagement »

When I was given the assignment to create a public advocacy campaign to raise awareness about women’s role in opening up energy access, I thought about a lot of things. But the most important thing I considered was that it had to be engaging. Why? Because if it’s engaging, people will take interest and then understand the issue.

By Ina Saptiono

Kopernik insights:
28 September 2016

Business experience is not necessarily the key to becoming a high-performing sales agent »

A KOPERNIK INSIGHT

So, you want to sell your products in base of the pyramid markets and you’ve decided to form a sales force. What type of people should you recruit? Those with experience in sales or prior business ownership might seem like the best choice. However, that’s not what our data shows.

By Toshi Nakamura

Kopernik in action:
26 September 2016
Kopernik in action:
09 September 2016

Collecting data, collecting stories »

Our Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Lana Kristanto, recently went on a data collection trip to Sumba. She outlines some incredible findings about kerosene use in this part of the world - where in her sample she found 94% of people still use harmful kerosene for household lighting.

By Lana Kristanto

Kopernik news:
06 September 2016
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LATEST VERSION OF KOPERNIK’S IMPACT TRACKER CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE »

We have just launched the latest version of our Impact Tracker Technology catalogue!

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik insights:
30 August 2016
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TECHNOLOGY SALES AGENT PERFORMANCE DOUBLES WITH ACCESS TO MOTORBIKES »

A KOPERNIK INSIGHT

We wanted to find out whether there were any characteristics shared by our high-performing Wonder Women (technology sales agents). So we analysed the attributes of 55 Wonder Women with the highest sales records - those who contributed towards 80% of the total clean energy technology sales of the Wonder Women Eastern Indonesia program - to identify any commonalities.  

By Toshi Nakamura

Media coverage:
24 August 2016

Who is included in 'inclusive growth'?

TODAY online has featured Kopernik in their opinion about inclusive growth and social entrepreneurship. "A disciplined and focused approach to social entrepreneurship can contribute to inclusive growth that includes the poor at every stage: Sharing ideas, implementing solutions and evaluating them. This gives hope that growth will be not only inclusive, but enduring."
Media coverage:
23 August 2016

A Different Kind of Influencer

Our Communications Advisor, Anna Northey writes about how influencers within the local communities have the capabilities to leverage true change in attitude and behaviour amongst their peers.
Kopernik in action:
26 July 2016

Celebrating Water. Celebrating Life. »

What does a celebration mean to you? Maybe fancy dining with free flowing wine? Our Communications Officer, Saraswati Ratnanggana, shares her experience of a different kind of celebration in West Timor, where the people of Sunsea Village celebrated their declaration as the ‘Desa Air Minum Sehat’ or ‘clean and safe drinking water village’. Celebrate water, celebrate life.

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