INSPIRING EMPOWERING TRANSFORMING

Young Individuals and Marginalized Group to Build Meaningful Future with Confidence, Competence and Dignity

What We Do?

Entrepreneurship

Empowering Local
Communities and Young
Individuals

Entrepreneurship

Empowering Local Communities and Young Individuals Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the key for Indonesia’s economic development. It absorbs morethan 90% domestic employment and about 99% of businesses in Indonesia fall into this category. Thus, investing in entrepreneurship programs is considered to be significantly valuable for youth and marginalized communities in rural areas. Wise Steps Foundation created a set of modules and conducted capacity building for rural entrepreneurship. Andas a course of action, Renjana Lombok is created to promote more responsible product sand social entrepreneurship.

Rationale

  • The growing number of MSMEs
  • The need to promote sustainable value chain in a tourism destinationas best practices
  • Limited numbers of sustainable business in rural area

Beneficiaries

  • Youth, Tourism Industries, Marginalised Groups in Rural Area

Expected Outcome

  • Increased numbers of responsible businesses in rural areas
  • The growth of Renjana Lombok as best practice

Employment

Promote Green Jobs for
More Sustainable Future

Employment

Promote Green Jobs for More Sustainable Future Tourism development has been growing rapidly in Indonesia, specifically in Lombok Island, despite human resources in tourism remaining uncompetitive. Taking part to overcome these challenges, Wise Steps Foundation initiates an employment program that helps young individuals to be part of trans formative leaders in their professional careers, which at the same time supports businesses to grow and stay competitive in a global market.

Rationale

  • Gap between higher educational institution & industry
  • Low quality of tourism services, hygiene & productivity
  • The need for digital transformation professionals

Beneficiaries

  • Youth, Tourism Industries & Higher Education

Expected Outcome

  • Enhanced quality and professionalism of local resources
  • Increased tourism services competitiveness

Education

Provide Immersive
Learning Opportunity

Education

Percentage of higher education graduates in Indonesia remains low, while we believe education is the key for success and a passport for freedom. And today, we live in an ever-connected society where opportunities and expectations for knowledge and performance increase every day. Thus, Wise Steps Foundation initiates an education program that helps young individuals in achieving quality education through scholarship, mentorship, career development, as well as research and publication.

Rationale

  • Low number of Higher Education Graduates
  • Human Capital Competitiveness
  • Limited guidelines for grass root community in Lombok impacted the standards of its rural tourism

Beneficiaries

  • Youth & Tourism Groups at Grassroots Level

Expected Outcome

  • Increased access to education
  • Increased human resource quality in tourism sector
  • Enhanced progress in rural development

Environment

Accelerating Green
Transition

Environment

The global economy has headed in the wrong direction since the first industrial revolution.We have followed a linear approach regarding how we use natural resources (extracting -transforming- manufacturing – using – discarding resources). To transform this tradition,Wise Steps Foundation undertakes action to promote a circular economy in rural areas through its environment program. One of the initiatives of this program is to build aR\re generative Center of Excellence as a hub for young individuals and marginalized groups in rural areas to learn, connect and grow to be regenerative leaders.

Rationale

  • High number of unmanaged (organic) waste
  • The need to promote circular economy best practices for youth and communities in rural areas

Beneficiaries

  • Youth and Marginalized Groups in Rural Area

Expected Outcome

  • Enhanced quality and professionalism of local resources
  • Increased tourism services competitiveness

“Empower young individuals and localcommunity have the power to shapesocieties and drive positive change”

Transparency

We believe in open communication, inclusiveness, creativity and stimulating initiative to give space to grow and build a successful future.

Excellent

Our team has deep expertise in a specific field and the ability to collaborate across disciplines and apply knowledge to accomplish our missions.

Integrity

We are a reliable and trustworthy team that treats everyone with respect.

Courage

We encourage transformation by giving opportunity to experimenting ideas, taking risks with responsibility, pursuing dreams, and overcoming challenges.

“Wise Steps Foundation Is A Non-Profit Organization Established In December 2019. It Was Built Based On Wise Steps’ Commitment As A Social Enterprise in Tourism - To Use The Power of Responsible Tourism To Transform Young Individuals and Communities”

Our Vision

Empower young individuals and marginalized groups to be an agent of change that emphasizes the well-being of our planet, society and future generations.

Mission

  • Enabling young individuals and marginalized group to drive positive changes by giving access to education, employment, and develop responsible businesses.
  • Advance economic opportunities, protect cultural heritage, and preserve our planet by enabling youth in rural areas to responsibly cultivate their potential assets.

Our 5 Pillars

Psychological

Enhances an individual’s consciousness and skills to acquire knowledge.

Economic

Empower young individuals to have income security through entrepreneurship and employment.

Social

Create social literacy and be proactive in communities and strengthen an ecosystem.

Cultural

Recreate and preserve local assets, rules and norms.

Environment

Be the pioneers for climate actions.

Our Approach

“Asset Based Community Development”

Our Previous Projects

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Wise Steps Foundation Registration

Legal Name: Yayasan Karya Lokal Nusantara – Registration Number: 0220303721467 – Tax Number: 94.400.323.05-071.000

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