Community Projects

As part of the objectives to improve the welfare of local communities, STAM is assisting in community development projects through its members to bring about sustained economic development to the communities residing in and around forest management areas and also to encourage wider reforestation efforts in Sarawak at the community level.

STAM provides assistance in kind such as stationeries and bags to help the students from rural schools located within the timber concession areas of STA members and is assisting in the repairing and maintaining of the furniture and key facilities in some of the rural schools located within the timber concession areas belonging to STA members.

STAM’s contributions in the past included:

  1. Purchase of books:
      • “The Honey Forest of Sarawak” for distribution to government primary schools in Sarawak,
      • “Medicinal Plants of Sarawak” for distribution to government secondary schools in Sarawak, and
      • “Peoples of the Planted Forest: Sarawak” for distribution to government secondary schools in Sarawak.
  2. books

    A financial contribution to support a Community Reforestation Project in Long Semiyang, in the Sela’an-Linau Forest Management Unit (FMU), Ulu Baram to plant kenaf and engkabang tree species.
  3. A financial contribution was also made for the construction of a water dam/ micro-hydro in the Sela’an-Linau FMU.
  4. Construction of a landing stage at Sungai Balong as one of the river transit giving facility for the Penan community in Long Lamai.
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Water Dam at Long Benalih

Water Dam at Long Sepingen
   

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STAM had provided financial assistance for the Construction of the landing stage at Sungai Balong

 

 

 


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