Jiwa Damai Outreach Projects
Meet Dr. Margret Rueffler, our founder of Jiwa Damai agro-permaculture and retreat center and Lagu Damai Bali Foundation. Margret is an acupuncturist, author, and transpersonal psychologist and therapist. She discovered permaculture 9 years ago as it seemed a very organic move to expand from learning to love one’s Self, to uncovering the deep love for the earth as a living being. She is a certified Permaculture Designer and Consultant, and has worked internationally with PsychoPolitical Action projects, collective traumata, prevention of collective violence and the collective unconscious.
For the past decade, she has been a guest lecturer at several universities in Java and has worked as a project consultant with the department of Psychology of Ubaya University in Surabaya, Java.
Lagu Damai Foundation Projects
Lagu Damai is a non - profit, social and educational Balinese foundation. Please watch the video to learn about past projects and Jiwa Damai retreat center. Here are some of the foundation’s past activities.
Sponsoring local Balinese youths for high school and university
Eight-year project in four youth detention centers in Bali and Java, training youths and staff using an empowering approach
Planning and implementing a shelter for youths in Java after release from youth correction institution (in cooperation with Dept. of Psychology Ubaya University in Surabaya, Java)
Jiwa Damai permaculture retreat center and Lagu Damai is offering the following activities
Growing organic foods
Permaculture training and certification
Host students from universities for practicum – internships for established agriculture schools
Preparation classes for Indonesian Organic certification
Environmental impact reduction and stewardship
Waste management and recycling
Seminars and workshops for national or international individuals and groups wanting to effect change:
-> Peace Initiating seminars
-> Prevention of collective violence seminars
-> Meditation and yoga seminars
Lagu Damai Research Projects
Permaculture Design and Consulting
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Internships and Education
We offer individual and internships in small groups to students from fields such as bio-agriculture, permaculture (including construction, sustainable energy, fish and pond maintenance, etc), psychology, marketing, hospitality, alternative health care, environmental research and much more. --> more information.
Certified Organic Products
Producing Bali Extra Virgin Coconut Oil from our coconut grove, using all by-products. --> Products