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Jiwa Damai Agro-permaculture and Retreat Centre
Jiwa Damai Agro-permaculture and Retreat Centre
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Banjar Bindu , Mambal, Badung, Bali, ID
+62 (0)361 898 8384
Climate zone:
Wet Tropical

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Jiwa Damai Agro-permaculture and Retreat Centre

Project Type

Rural, Commercial, Philanthropic aid, Educational

Project Summary

We have a permaculture garden practicing sustainable biological gardening based on EM (effective microorganism) technologies. One focus is to preserve rare species of indigenous plants, another to harvest coconuts and use local traditional methods to produce a pure virgin oil. One area contains a variety of medicinal and Balinese ceremonial plants, another commercial vegetables and fruit.

Project Description

Jiwa Damai Agro-permaculture and retreat centre benefits the local Lagu Damai foundation to support action projects and study programs for Indonesian youths. Our vision is to create a pilot project integrating biological permaculture with water preservation, waste recycling and application of solar energy. 


The land is blessed with springs which produce high quality water, which is naturally circulated into the ponds surrounding the buildings and then flows into the agro gardens; no water is wasted. A large compost area was introduced in order to produce healthy fertilizer. A six part open septic tank recycles human waste. Solar energy is presently being looked into.


We offer courses and internships (group structured and individual tailor made) related to permaculture and other topics. We consider our site to be a 'playground for experimentation and learning' as well as for conservation of habitat and diversity.


Garden tours are offered twice weekly so people can come to learn from our experience and enjoy this energetic oasis.


Chinampa aquaculture internship

Permaculture in Practice – The Art of Learning by Doing 6th – 30th January 2014

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