Fab Island Challenge

We had the chance to participate in —and win— the Fab Island Challenge organised by Fab City during the Bali Fab Fest!

The Fab Island Challenge brought together local and international innovation communities to contribute to a regenerative economy by developing meaningful solutions that could address various challenges faced by communities in Bali. Teams from around the world learned about a number of local initiatives and their specific challenges, and then proposed and designed prototypes of potential solutions - the best of which were then selected to receive seed funding for implementation.

We were part of the Kopernik team, an organisation that finds what works to reduce poverty, by experimenting with potential solutions that address common challenges.

Our challenge focused on the inefficiencies of harvesting and post-harvest processing by smallholder coffee and cocoa farmers in Bali. After 10 days of research and design, we are pleased to announce that the Kopernik challenge and the prototypes we developed have been selected as one of the winners, which means that the initiative can now move on to development and implementation to help address the challenges faced by farmers.