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The Borneo Project

Org #9771
Vetted since 2011
1991
year founded
$8,699
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Borneo Project works alongside indigenous communities in Malaysian Borneo to protect their unique and imperiled rainforests. We believe that protecting environmental integrity in Borneo is a critical component of a healthy global ecosystem and a just and peaceful world. Indigenous communities in Sarawak are working on the frontline of the climate movement, fighting to protect their forests in the face of intense industrial pressure. We work to strengthen indigenous-led campaigns for tropical rainforest protection, land rights and justice. We believe that people and the environment are not separate entities, and real solutions address both environmental and community wellbeing. We know th... read more

Project Leaders
Fiona McAlpine
Fiona McAlpine
Jettie Word
Jettie Word
Jettie Word
Jettie Word
Team
Jettie Word, Fiona McAlpine
Organization Information
2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States
61 403 445 801
Organization Information
2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States
61 403 445 801

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 18, 2022
Indigenous delegation from Sarawak visits Europe!
This month, an Indigenous delegation from Sarawak toured Europe to raise awareness about the shortcomings of the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme. Our local partner SAVE Rivers and local...
Jan 20, 2022
Baram Peace Park Progress!
Efforts to establish the Baram Peace Park have made incredible progress over the past year, and we’re looking forward to continuing this trajectory in 2022. This Indigenous-led initiative will...
Sep 23, 2021
Data collected! Communities Resist Logging
In August our field manager was able to go to the ulu Baram and collect the final month of transect data. Travel between the city and remote communities has been tricky due to movement control orders...
 
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