We're a grassroots Conservation & Education charity dedicated to facilitating environmental conservation and sustainable Human Development in Rural North Sumatra, Indonesia.
We are the
BUKIT LAWANG TRUST
What we do...
We want to facilitate an economically and environmentally sustainable and conservative balance between Human activity and the severely endangered Leuser Ecosystem.
We are creating a generation of Active Global Citizens who are taking action NOW. Through the delivery of our range of volunteer led environmental conservation and sustainable Human development programs. Providing equal access to education, meaningful and sustainable enterprises and business start ups, protecting severely endangered ecosystems and combatting climate change.
Volunteer with us on a range of Education & Sustainable Development programs to create lasting positive change. Join as a Trust volunteer today and see how our young leaders are leading the charge in environmental conservation, education and climate action!
Stand with us! Support our young leaders taking climate action into their own hands. Directly facilitate the delivery of free education to hundreds people living in rural North Sumatra and support the Trust in continuing its environmental conservation efforts.
How you can volunteer with the Bukit Lawang Trust
Active Global Citizenship
Volunteer in North Sumatra
Live and work in a Tropical Paradise! Experience a life changing cultural exchange on the very edge of the severely endangered Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth you can find Tigers, Orangutans, Elephants, Clouded Leopards, Rhinoceros and Sun Bears living together in the wild!
Make a significant impact through our Active Global Citizenship Volunteer Programs. Choose your preference from a range of roles including ESL teacher, Youth Ranger Instructor, Entrepreneurship coach and Ecological Farmer!
Volunteer in the UK!
Check out our range of volunteer opportunities in the UK! from managing and coordinating volunteers and large scale events to creating content on your laptop at home, we've got something for everyone!
Volunteer in the UK
Become a Digital Nomad!
Volunteer From Home
Join our global network of Digital Nomads, and help create inspirational and informative content on important topics such as environmental conservation, sustainable Human development, recycling and actively reducing and many more! As well as assisting reporting on all of the amazing work our volunteers in the UK and in North Sumatra are doing! Join the Trust team from the comfort of your own home and help make a significant difference today!
Become an Expert Advisor
Got a degree in Environmental Conservation, Sustainable Development, International Development or something similar?
Put your knowledge and skills to use as one of our Expert Advisors.
The Bukit Lawang Trust board of advisors guide us in everything we do. Working alongside the board of Trustees and the Operations team, as an advisor you would have significant input into our delivery, operations and international portfolio. Help to ensure the Trust continues to do good, as it has for almost 20 years!
Global Community of Alumni!
Over 332,800 volunteer hours!
Almost 2 decades igniting Youth Led Action
17 years of service in over 16 rural communities
Partnerships for the Goals
With over 17 years running volunteer lead environmental conservation and sustainable development programs in North Sumatra our volunteers have definitely put in the time!
The Bukit Lawang Trust currently partners with 22 different environmental conservation charities and initiatives around the world.
With volunteers from over 25 different countries the Bukit Lawang Trust has a growing global community of alumni and activists.
Since 2003 the Bukit Lawang Trust has served the people of North Sumatra in a wide range of humanitarian aid, sustainable development, environmental conservation, education and natural resource management programs!
More than 17 years experience in igniting volunteer led action!
What makes the Trust special?
Hit the button below to see more of the vital conservation work our dedicated team are working on right now in Sumatra!
Find a Program
Make an impact, your way!
With our wide range of environmental conservation, Education and Sustainable Development Programs we've got something for everyone!
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Partner With Us..
We are always eager to work together with other organisations, NGOs and Societies. Email us to see how we can work together!
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THE BARE NECESSITIES
A unique and refreshing look at the world of environmental conservation and the unsung hero's of the thin green line. Find out about the amazing people, charities and organizations working tirelessly in anonimity to protect and preserve our planet. Gain insights into life as a volunteer and join us as we visit some of the most remote and incredible places on Earth. This is the Bare Necessities.