The Projects of Naga Loka Foundation

The Projects of Naga Loka Foundation focus on environmental and educational concerns as well as encouraging Balinese cultural traditions.

Water Conservation

Water is very significant in Bali, not just for agricultural and domestic use but also for sacred reasons. In the Munduk area, religion is deeply entwined with the local water sources. Important ceremonies and rituals in this community start at the headwaters and follow the streams to end at the sea. Pak Nyoman’s concern for […]

Hospitality Training

The Kitchen In 2009 a new European-designed and equipped kitchen was built at Puri Lumbung. It serves as a training centre for local workers and students from hotel schools besides producing excellent meals for the restaurant. Cooking classes for guests are also held here. The Office Block In 2010 a new office building and lobby were constructed to […]

Cultural Opportunities for Children

The Children’s Library and Learning Centre In 2016 Naga Loka built a Library and Learning Centre for local children at Puri Lumbung.  This has become a popular place for children and youngsters from Munduk and surrounding villages to borrow and read books, establishing a love of literature and learning.   Books were provided by various donors. […]

Professional Certification for Electricians

Phase 1 (2010 – 2014) Because of the frequent and avoidable accidents resulting from inadequate electrical installations made by unqualified ‘electricians’, and recognising the lack of certified professionals in Bali, the Naga Loka Foundation undertook to contribute to improving the qualification of electricians in North Bali. In 2010, a partnership was established with Sekolah Menengah […]

Economic Development for Coffee Farmers

Coffee drinkers around the world now recognize that Indonesia’s Arabica coffees are among the world’s finest. In 2009 a sample of the area’s ‘white Arabica’ coffee was taken to a coffee merchant in Switzerland, and was included in a blind tasting by professional tasters. The Munduk coffee was rated 9 out of 10 and the merchant asked to stock it, […]

Wildlife Release

Yayasan Naga Loka provided funds for the release of several birds as part of an ongoing program to rehabilitate and release birds by the Friends of the National Parks Foundation (FNPF) (FNPF). The bird release was conducted under awig-awig, a sacred contract negotiated with the communities by FNPF and YNL to place the released birds […]

Early Projects

Early projects included reforesting a riverbank to protect it from erosion, and a study of the Green Jungle Fowl (Gallus Varius).