On 9 January 2018 the committee of FORMEKERS visited Apikri to have a comparative study how to set up the organization such us Apikri in helping the small micro producers to increase their business.
FORMEKERS also has similar purpose, which this organization was set up to increase the skill and capacity of producers for the their business purpose. FORMEKERS is the forum furniture, handicraft and art that set up in 2016 , the member of this forum are producers of handicraft, furniture and art lives in Special District of Yogyakarta.
They come together to make benefits for market improvement, capacity building for the members through some meetings, discussion, exhibition, and some trainings.
From this meeting they took the knowledge and experience how Apikri running in helping small micro producers that can be adopted in “FORMEKERS”.
Hope this meeting can further the cooperation between Apikri and Formekers with some programs for improvement the member.
FORMEKERS with Apikri
On January 25 untill 27 January 2017 a student from Institute Technology Bandung called Diaz Augusta , had been done internship at Apikri . His study is Business so it is relevant with what has run by Apikri. He would like to have experience in Apikri about how business run at Apikri that is also as fair trade organization. For Diaz fair trade still new , that is why by learning at Apikri he can understand about business in fair trade way.
He took 3 days internship for short learning about marketing, production, community development , finance and also human resources development in every division of Apikri. He also joined in the visit of producers for fair trade interview .