Pelita Foundation Lombok
Jungle Gardens are proud supporters of the Pelita Foundation in Gerupuk Lombok, Indonesia. With low levels of education and literacy, Pelita Foundation runs educational programs to empower the children to reach their fullest potential and help these children adapt to their rapidly-changing environment and participate in the global community. Tourism is rapidly overtaking the traditional industries in these communities in south Lombok.
Gerupuk village, a surfing location for foriegners is located in the south of the island of Lombok, a neighbouring island to the east of Bali. The village now has a population of around 1500, along with about 20 permanent foreign residents.