The compelling impact of wildfires every year through illegal logging, palm oil plantation and land clearing, also the poaching and exploitation of endemic flora and fauna of the Bornean forest, has not only affecting the forest habitats but also human population that naturally live side by side.
Prillicia is currently a sophomore, majoring in forestry at the University of Palangkaraya. She plays the ukulele, loves singing and vlogging. Through one of her passions and with her group of friends, she has won awards on National Vlogging Competition administered by Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry, two year in a row. Her aspiration is to be able to inspire and influence her generation of the importance of environmental conservation and the gravity of its issue. Prillicia is also active in the forestry student association and acting as student executive board.
The Orangutan Caring Scholarship program has been helping Prillicia to continue her study since 2018. She believes that the scholarship grant has encouraged her to further her endeavors in contributing to various environmental causes and also to benefit others with her knowledge and skills. Her aim is to be a future advocate of the welfare of the environment and indigenous people, also to create combined efforts with other people who have the same vision to preserve the rainforest.
By sponsoring Prillicia 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.