The Togetherness Project 2020

Bali and the rest of Indonesia are facing challenging times during Covid.  Tourist makes up a large part of the economy and while travel has ceased, many people have no work.  Indonesia does not have a stimulus package that reaches the pockets of people so joblessness means hard times. Tradisi closed our door for two…

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Earthquake Recovery 2019

When the earthquake hit Lombok 5 August 2018 and the tremors that followed not only devastated the house of many, it also shook trust in what they know.  The earth rumbled beneath them which had always been so stable and their way of life and trust in the future was disturbed.  It took Pringgasella many…

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Earthquake Devastated Lombok 5 August 2018

5 August 2018 the island of Lombok experienced an earthquake which rocked the lives of Pringgasela weaving village as well as many sounding areas.  Pringgasela lies to the south of Mount Rinjani with its towering presence a backdrop to daily life.  The earthquake’s epicentre was just north of the volcano sending wall crumbling quakes through…

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Community Development Project, Natural Dye Workshop, Lombok 2017-18

In 2017 we partnered with Ana and Erwin who run a weaving co-op in the village, to build a natural dye workshop, ‘Bale Warna Alam’.  It is a place to reinvigorate local natural dyes, innovate new techniques, produce naturally dyed cotton for use and for sale and create employment. This is just the start of its…

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Weaving Looms and Cotton Thread Project, Lombok 2016

Pringgasela is a traditional weaving village in the foothills of Mount Rinjani, Lombok.  It has a population of around 14,000 people.  The main industries that support the village of farming and weaving.  Every female is taught to weave and the majority of homes have a weaving loom.  Many families in the village lived below the…

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2nd Sponsorship of John Fawcett 2016

Tradisi sponsored the John Fawcett foundation, Yayasan Kemanusiaan Indonesia, for the second time to visit the weaving village of Pringgasela, northeast Lombok.  During the two day project 580 people had their eyes examined, 486 was supplied with glasses, 7 people were fitted with prosthetic eyes, 16 cataract operations were performed and 662 students at the local primary school…

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Sponsorship of John Fawcett April 2015

April 2015 Tradisi sponsored the John Fawcett foundation, Yayasan Kemanusiaan Indonesia, to visit the weaving village of Pringgasela, northeast Lombok.  During the two day project 525 people had their eyes examined, 332 was supplied with glasses, 14 cataract operations were performed,  604 students at the local high school had their eyes examined,  44 students were…

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Tea & Textiles Open Studio Byron Bay

Tea & Textiles Open Studio Byron Bay Saturday 21st December 10-2 65 Lilli Pilli Dr Byron Bay (or open by apt anytime) Exotic Indonesia and Guatemalan hand made textiles under one roof. Tradisi Textiles and Lamour Artisans have teamed up to present a unique array of homewares and accessories in time for Christmas. We buy…

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