Being the Orangutan Caring Scholarship recipient from 2017, his simple dream has evolved ever since to be ministry of environment and sustainable development. During highschool, Ilham was active in his school nature club called SISPALA, where he was involved in many environmental activities such as studying the forest habitat and planting trees around the school area. Through these activities, Ilham has discovered that the main issues in the area where he lives are illegal loggings that are causing wildfire, global warming, plastic and factory waste. He is aspired to gain expertise through his current education at the forestry faculty of University of Tanjungpura. Pursuant to his live motto: “Big dreams start with small steps”, Ilham is certain that by continuing his study and discipline, he will be able to undertake and solve the environmental issues that currently affecting him, his generation and the future.
By sponsoring Ilham you are helping fund local Indonesian students to further their careers in biology, forestry, environmental science or veterinary science - building capacity of young scientists and contribute to sustainable development within Indonesia and the world.