Ni Luh Ariani
Ni Luh Ariani has been with the Begawan Group for fourteen years. Due to her dedication and loyalty, she has passed through the ranks and she is now responsible for the overall management of Begawan Foundation’s Bali Starling Breeding and Release Site in Melinggih Kelod, Gianyar, Bali. As a member of the Melinggih Kelod community, her assistance with the Madhusuara Breeders Group and the local community is invaluable. She has been an exemplary role model for Begawan Foundation’s motto, Learning by Doing.
Ketut Desy Pramita, S.Psi.
Ketut Desy Pramita graduated with a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Universitas Indonesia. Prior to joining the Begawan Foundation, she worked for three years in empowering women and children survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) in Jakarta. During that time, she was trained as a counsellor to provide psychoeducation and psychosocial support, especially on issues related to women and children. She’s passionate about children and youth counselling, community development, and education. In her role as education officer, Desy is assisting to create modules and materials for the theme based curriculum, as well as teaching on a daily basis.
I Kadek Sanjaya Winangun
I Kadek Sanjaya Winagun, from the local community of Banjar Pengaji, Melinggih Kelod, works at Begawan Foundation's Breeding and Release Centre as its bird keeper. He is responsible for feeding he birds, maintenance of the site, its cleanliness and hygiene. Working at the foundation has provided him with new conservation perspectives. He takes delight in successful pairings and the births of birds, and has created a number of new pairs that are now breeding in captivity. He is a knowledgeable bird watcher, once a bird collector, now using his skills to identify birds in the wild and to monitor the free flying pairs released in 2021 in Melinggih Kelod.