Create sustainable living and empower Rotenese women and girls.


Rote Foundation is dedicated to preserving the beauty of Rote Island, its people, the culture and the incredible potential that this island has for the world.

We are deeply committed to advancing the Island and people of Rote through education and health programs, as well as eco-friendly and green technology opportunities for income-generation, while respecting and preserving the culture of Rotenese people.

All photography provided by Monica Octavianus

Local "Trees of Life "Lontar (Sugar Palm Trees)

Local "Trees of Life "Lontar (Sugar Palm Trees)


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Ikat handwover using natural dye from Lontar trees to make sarong and scarf. 


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