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Eco Lodges Indonesia
Eco Lodges Indonesia is a small company based at Udayana EcoLodge, Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia committed to conserve threatened wildlife and assist village communities build their own capacity for conservation and improving their livelihoods through sustainable tourism activities. The company has thus far built and operate four eco-lodges in environmentally sensitivelocations around Indonesia – in Kalimantan, Sumatra, Bali and Flores. More are planned. They use locally-found, renewable building materials and time-tested practical solutions from local communities so the eco lodges provide high quality local experiences for visitors at moderate prices. Environmental and socially responsible principles are integrated into daily practices at each Ecolodge Indonesia location. Similarly, the company has a strong history and commitment to Travelers’ Philanthropy helping to support community projects providing financial and material assistance to projects such as local schools, human and animal health services, funding and delivering training programs for Government officials in protected areas and national parks. Ecolodges Indonesia also promotes fair trade programs, helping local artisans and producers sell goods to visitors, thus assisting them to improve their quality of life and strengthen their communities.