Ashoka Fellow
Indonesia
Fellow Since 2004
ECOTON
    This description of Prigi Arisandi's work was prepared when Prigi Arisandi was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
    Introduction
    Indonesia’s rivers are becoming more and more polluted with industrial waste, but most Indonesians are unaware of this destruction to their environment. Prigi trains children and adults to become amateur “environmental detectives,” conducting their own scientific research and publicizing it in the media.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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