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We are the 


We are a grassroots Education & Conservation charity based in rural North Sumatra, Indonesia. 

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Our Mission

To facilitate an economically and environmentally sustainable balance between human activity and severely endangered natural ecosystems through the implementation of a range of community-led development programmes.


We deliver high quality, free education to communities which are run by our local team and supported by volunteers. Our programmes include:

Our programmes help to build stronger, more resilient communities while supporting efforts to

protect severely endangered ecosystems.


Eco Farming

Sustainable Business


Womens Group

English Language

Exercises Classes


Help us to deliver free education to hundreds people living in rural North Sumatra and support the Trust in continuing its environmental conservation efforts. Volunteer with us or make a donation.

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How you can volunteer with the Bukit Lawang Trust

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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! 

Contact us to find our more info.


Come to live and work with us in Sumatra! This is a once in in life time experience and you'll help us to deliver our work and support the communities we work with. Click for more information about the programmes we offer, how to apply and what's included.

Volunteer in Sumatra

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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.

Become an Expert Advisor

Our Impact

Partnerships for the Goals

20 years of service in over
10 rural communities


The Bukit Lawang Trust currently partners with 22 different environmental conservation charities and initiatives around the world.

Over 332,800 volunteer hours!

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!

With 20 years running including environmental conservation and sustainable development programs in North Sumatra our volunteers have definitely put in the time! 

What makes the Trust special?

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United Nations SDGs:

Since 2019 we've committed to working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in all of our programs. Making sure that our work is wanted, needed and sustainable. 


Offsetting Carbon Emissions:

From 2021 we are committing to planting one tree for every single volunteer that joins us, as well as offsetting our volunteers flights by supporting a local tree nursery. 

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Ecological Farming:

We've teamed up with the wonderful people at Erna's Eco-farm and PPLH Bohorok to promote environmentally friendly farming practices to help protect the severely endangered Leuser Ecosystem in North Sumatra. 

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Conservation Education:

Environmental Conservation is at the heart of everything we do, that's why every single program we deliver, regardless of subject or topic, includes education about protecting the natural environment and reducing our impact on climate change. 

Tekan tombol di bawah untuk melihat lebih banyak lagi pekerjaan konservasi penting yang sedang dikerjakan oleh tim kami yang berdedikasi sekarang di Sumatera!


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Lihat berbagai program pendidikan, konservasi & pembangunan berkelanjutan kami dan biarkan kami membantu Anda menemukan petualangan berikutnya!


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