Tulodo appointed by UNICEF Indonesia to help prevent child marriage and improve menstrual health

Tulodo is pleased to announce our appointment by UNICEF Indonesia to support their work to prevent child marriage and improve menstrual health. Indonesia has the world’s fourth largest child population, which means we have the potential to impact more than 80 million children. Continue reading Tulodo appointed by UNICEF Indonesia to help prevent child marriage and improve menstrual health

Cerita pop-up shop dari kelompok perempuan di Pacitan

Uji coba promosi dilakukan oleh kelompok perempuan Desa Ketro (Mocaf Bogati) dan Desa Tahunan (Sumber Waras), Kabupaten Pacitan, Jawa Timur. Salah satu dari uji coba produk yang dilakukan oleh kelompok perempuan tersebut adalah membuka pop-up shop di acara Car Free Day (CFD) yang diadakan di alun-alun kota Pacitan. Pengalaman ini tidak hanya dalam rangka memperkenalkan produk Mocaf Bogati Continue reading Cerita pop-up shop dari kelompok perempuan di Pacitan

Sex education, the fun way

The “International technical guide on sexuality education”, published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization a decade ago, states that equipping children and young people with sexuality education will help them learn about sexual abuse and exploitation. This would help prevention and recognize abuse and exploitation when they occur, as well as address them through access to sources of support. Research by Tulodo that involved 409 households Continue reading Sex education, the fun way

Mari berkenalan dengan keluarga besar Bu Dewi!

Sudah hampir 3 tahun Bu Dewi bersama suami dan enam orang anaknya tinggal di Rusun Cipinang Besar Selatan. Dalam kesehariannya, waktu Bu Dewi dihabiskan untuk mengasuh putra-putrinya yang masih berusia belia. Ada Quraish putranya yang paling tua berusia 9 tahun dan yang paling muda berusia 8 hari, Mohammad. Suaminya yang setiap hari bekerja, mengharuskan BuContinue reading Mari berkenalan dengan keluarga besar Bu Dewi!

Tempe Cokelat dan Bonna yang Gemar Bernyanyi

Kali ini, kita akan berkenalan dengan salah satu keluarga Dolpin! Mari berkenalan dengan Keluarga Keni Bu Keni sudah menjadi warga di lingkungan Rusunawa Cipinang Besar Selatan selama kurang lebih 5 tahun. Untuk memenuhi kebutuhan sehari-hari Bu Keni dan suaminya mengandalkan hasil berjualan dari warung kecil di sudut rumahnya. Penghasilan dari warung kecilnya memang tidak seberapaContinue reading Tempe Cokelat dan Bonna yang Gemar Bernyanyi

‘Mom Shaming’ – Istilah baru untuk perilaku yang sudah menjadi ‘kebiasaan’?

Pernah mendengar kalimat seperti ini : “Anak kok dikasih susu formula, bukan asi?”, “Belum jadi perempuan kalau belum lahiran normal?”, “Anaknya kurus banget”, “Gendong bayi bukan begitu caranya”. Bagi anda yang saat ini berstatus sebagai ibu, bisa jadi familiar dengan komentar seperti itu.  Beragam komentar yang terdengar seperti nasehat Continue reading ‘Mom Shaming’ – Istilah baru untuk perilaku yang sudah menjadi ‘kebiasaan’?

Dolpin Untuk Semua: Indahnya berbagi bersama Dolpin

Untuk merayakan hari Keluarga (29 Juni) dan hari Anak Nasional (23 Juli), Dolpin ingin berbagi satu set mainan Dolpin untuk diberikan kepada keluarga yang memiliki anak usia 5-9 tahun yang tinggal di Rusun Cipinang Besar Selatan dan Kecamatan Kemayoran, Jakarta Pusat, yang kami sebut sebagai keluarga Dolpin. Pendidikan seksualitas adalah hak semua anak, termasuk untuk keluarga Dolpin …Continue reading Dolpin Untuk Semua: Indahnya berbagi bersama Dolpin

Pop-up Market, Ruang Belajar untuk Wirausaha

“Saat ini jumlah anggota masyarakat yang terjun untuk menekuni dunia bisnis, tidak lebih dari 5% dari jumlah penduduk Indonesia. Padahal kita perlu lebih banyak lagi anggota masyarakat khususnya anak muda yang mau terjun di dunia bisnis dengan segala suka dan dukanya” ungkap Arief Budhy Hardono, Ketua Umum Pengurus Pusat Ikatan Alumni Universitas Indonesia. Namun bagaimana caranya anak muda dapat …Continue reading Pop-up Market, Ruang Belajar untuk Wirausaha

Tulodo appointed by Conservation International to support management of protected areas in Timor-Leste.

Tulodo is pleased to announce our appointment by Conservation International to support their work on the effective management of protected areas in Timor-Leste. Environmental issues such as land degradation, deforestation, scarcity of water, loss of biodiversity and ecosystem destruction threaten the prosperity …Continue reading Tulodo appointed by Conservation International to support management of protected areas in Timor-Leste.

Best Practices in Household Waste Management

Many factors influence an individual’s behaviour in managing waste. Individuals at the household level have many choices when it comes to managing waste such as that sent to landfills: reduce consumption or packaging, reuse goods, or recycle re-claimable materials. This article identifies a number of determinant factors influencing individual’s behaviour in managing waste by using the Fogg Behaviour Change model.Continue reading Best Practices in Household Waste Management

Melihat Isu Sampah dari Kacamata Budaya Sunda

Kematian paus sperma karena menelan 22 kg sampah plastik di Italia pada awal bulan ini bukanlah kasus pertama yang kita dengar. Pada November 2018, seekor paus sperma ditemukan mati setelah menelan 5,9 kg sampah plastik di Wakatobi, Sulawesi Tenggara . Kasus ini menjadi pertanda bagi kita bahwa kita telah terlalu banyak mengonsumsi plastik. Untuk melawan gaya hidup ketergantungan plastikContinue reading Melihat Isu Sampah dari Kacamata Budaya Sunda

Efektifkah Iklan Kampanye Pinggir Jalan Calon Legislatif di Indonesia?

Selain harus memilih presiden dan wakil presiden pada tanggal 17 April 2019 nanti, kita juga akan memilih calon legislatif untuk anggota Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat, Dewan Perwakilan Daerah dan Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah 2019. Menjelang  pemilu yang sebentar lagi berlangsung, semakin banyak iklan dalam bentuk poster, spanduk dan baliho yang bertebaran di pinggir jalan mewakili para calon dari partai yang berbeda-beda.Continue reading Efektifkah Iklan Kampanye Pinggir Jalan Calon Legislatif di Indonesia?

New MRT, old habits: lessons learned from MRT Jakarta trial run

Despite the euphoric celebration of this transport technology finally coming to Jakarta, the MRT that stretches along a 15.7km route from Bundaran HI (Hotel Indonesia Roundabout) in Central Jakarta to Lebak Bulus in South Jakarta has raised much discussion on social media about the habits and attitudes of passengers. This is because existing public transport modes in Jakarta …Continue reading New MRT, old habits: lessons learned from MRT Jakarta trial run

Hal yang Harus Diketahui tentang Sekolah Ramah Anak

“Satu pertiga hidup anak berada di sekolah, oleh karena itu sekolah turut menyumbangkan sepertiga dari kualitas hidup anak-anak kita. Untuk itu, sangat penting untuk menjamin terpenuhinya hak-hak anak saat berada di sekolah,” – Lenny N Rosalin, Deputi Bidang Tumbuh Kembang Anak Kemen PPPA. Pelaksanaan program Sekolah Ramah Anak menjadi berita hangat …Continue reading Hal yang Harus Diketahui tentang Sekolah Ramah Anak

Time to End Confusion over Waste Separation

Waste generation remains a major problem for many countries and major cities around the world. In Indonesia, average solid waste generation per capita was 0.49 kg per day in 2015, and it keeps increasing. It is predicted that Indonesia will produce 67.1 million tonnes of solid waste in 2019, mostly generated by households. Continue reading Time to End Confusion over Waste Separation

Breast pumping at Work

Have you ever watched Netflix’s ‘Workin’ Moms’ – a serial about working mothers in Toronto, Canada? In the first episode, viewers meet one of the main characters, Kate, breast–pumping in a toilet cubicle to get some privacy. Are women in Indonesia facing the same workplace hardships for breast-pumping? In Indonesia, 45% of working mothers have stopped breastfeeding in their infant’s third month of ageContinue reading Breast pumping at Work

Campaign #GuruPeduli

Apa itu kampanye #GuruPeduli? Saat pendidikan seksual masih tabu di Indonesia, saat itu juga anak-anak di Indonesia tidak akan pernah paham tentang pentingnya Kesehatan Tubuh dan Reproduksi. Di Indonesia, 10% angka kelahiran terjadi pada wanita usia 15 – 24 tahun (BPS, 2015). Data tersebut menjadi landasan Dolpin (Dolanan Pintar) untuk membuat kampanye #GuruPeduli yang bertujuanContinue reading Campaign #GuruPeduli

How Far Can We Go With Behaviour Change?

From Marie Kondo’s tips for decluttering to entire communities moving towards minimalist living, people around the world are trying to change their own behaviours for the better – sometimes radically. Here at Tulodo, our clients also often ask us about the magnitude of expected results from their work on issues ranging from health and nutrition …Continue reading How Far Can We Go With Behaviour Change?

Millennials and Money: Disrupting Conventional Financial Services

Millennials are now well into their 30s and their priorities are shifting to a family-oriented way of life – weddings, children’s education, and buying a house – which requires savings and investment. This is a big shift away from what one generally associates with millennials – being lifestyle-oriented and living for the moment. As a result, financial services providers are looking for …Continue reading Millennials and Money: Disrupting Conventional Financial Services

3 Aktivitas Sederhana Untuk Maksimalkan Potensi Anak

Dunia anak-anak adalah dunia bermain. Dalam artikel UNICEF, disebutkan bahwa bermain merupakan salah satu cara bagi anak-anak untuk mendapatkan pengetahuan dan mengasah berbagai macam keterampilan. Orang tua sebagai “guru pertama” bagi anak-anaknya memiliki peran penting dalam memfasilitasi pembelajaran melalui bermain.Continue reading 3 Aktivitas Sederhana Untuk Maksimalkan Potensi Anak

Selamat 8 bulan Dolpin!

Tidak terasa perjalanan pembuatan mainan edukasi Dolpin sudah berjalan selama 8 bulan. Berawal dari kepedulian kami dengan pendidikan kesehatan tubuh dan reproduksi untuk anak kami kemudian terinspirasi untuk membuat mainan pintar yang kami beri nama Dolpin atau Dolanan Pintar. Banyak momen sudah kami lewati seperti pengambilan data, observasi. Kegiatan tersebut yang membantu Dolpin berkembang.Continue reading Selamat 8 bulan Dolpin!

3 Manfaat Membawa Kotak Bekal Sendiri

Siapa bilang kotak bekal hanya cocok dibawa oleh anak-anak? Anda juga bisa membawa kotak bekal ke kantor, lho! Hal ini bahkan sudah menjadi gaya hidup untuk banyak orang. Tidak percaya? Coba saja buka hashtag #bekalkantor, #bekalkerja, #bekalbapakbara, atau #bekalbapakarif di Instagram. Namun apa sebenarnya manfaat dari membawa kotak bekal sendiri?Continue reading 3 Manfaat Membawa Kotak Bekal Sendiri

Transformasi mainan edukasi Dolpin: belajar dari uji coba purwarupa

Di balik pengembangan mainan edukasi Dolpin tersimpan banyak cerita. Dengan menggunakan prinsip Human Centered Design, desain mainan edukasi Dolpin terus bertransformasi dan beradaptasi dengan calon target penggunanya. Tulisan ini akan bercerita tentang serangkaian proses uji coba mainan Dolpin. Continue reading Transformasi mainan edukasi Dolpin: belajar dari uji coba purwarupa

Improving Helmet Use: Are Our Road Safety Campaigns Effective Enough?

It is now 2019 yet we still face issues with people’s behaviour around helmet use. Wearing a helmet is a basic safety precaution, but not all people wear one. Are our road safety campaigns effective enough? What needs to be improved with current interventions? Here is our perspective on helmet use behaviour in Indonesia.Continue reading Improving Helmet Use: Are Our Road Safety Campaigns Effective Enough?

Meniru Filosofi Jepang dalam Menghargai dan Memaknai Barang

Apa yang Anda lakukan jika baju Anda sobek? Atau jika teko keramik Anda pecah? Kebanyakan dari kita langsung membuang barang-barang yang sudah rusak, tapi rupanya Jepang memiliki teknik reparasi yang unik dan filosofis. Orang-orang Jepang memiliki teknik untuk menggunakan kembali barang yang rusak. Teknik ini dikenal dengan nama boro dan kintsukuroiContinue reading Meniru Filosofi Jepang dalam Menghargai dan Memaknai Barang

K-pop: From Marketing Tactics to Collective Idolisation

The “Korean wave” (Hallyu) has taken the world by storm. Not only has it entered globalised consumer culture, it has become a strategic export commodity.  But what makes the Korean wave so globally accepted? And what has helped turn this restoration and reinvention of South Korean culture into such a staggering phenomenon? How does it disrupt the traditional marketing tactics?Continue reading K-pop: From Marketing Tactics to Collective Idolisation

Sudahkah Anda Menghargai Pendapat Anak?

Tahukah Anda bahwa sangat penting untuk menghargai pendapat anak? Selain dapat menumbuhkan rasa percaya diri, dapat juga meningkatkan keamanan pada anak. Lalu sudahkah kita sebagai orang dewasa memenuhi hak anak dalam berpendapat? Di Indonesia, terdapat undang-undang yang mengatur perlindungan anak, salah satu poinnya menjelaskan mengenai hak anak dalam menyuarakan pendapatnya.Continue reading Sudahkah Anda Menghargai Pendapat Anak?

Mungkinkah #MulaiTanpaSedotan Menjadi “Gerbang Awal” Hilangnya Kemasan Plastik McDonald’s Lainnya?

Pengurangan sedotan plastik di semua restoran McDonald’s di Indonesia dapat dipastikan dalam mengurangi sampah plastik yang mulai mengganggu ekosistem. Mungkinkah ini dapat menjadi “gerbang awal” dari hilangnya kemasan plastik McDonald’s lainnya?Continue reading Mungkinkah #MulaiTanpaSedotan Menjadi “Gerbang Awal” Hilangnya Kemasan Plastik McDonald’s Lainnya?

4 Reasons to Use a BCD Framework to Design a Successful Behaviour Change Program!

Have you heard about the Behaviour Centred Design (BCD)? BCD is a very useful framework to design successful behaviour change programs. The version we use at Tulodo is inspired by the comprehensive work done by Aunger and Curtis from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2015.Continue reading 4 Reasons to Use a BCD Framework to Design a Successful Behaviour Change Program!

Daftar aplikasi Desain untuk Desainer (UX/UI)

Sebagai pembuat konten di Tulodo, selain harus cepat dalam membuat konten tulisan dan proses editing konten dan gambar, saya juga harus memiliki aplikasi yang membantu saya dalam membuat sebuah brand. Bekerja dengan cepat dengan hasil yang baik tentu membutuhkan alat dan aplikasi yang tepat untuk membantu mempercepat proses kerja saya.Continue reading Daftar aplikasi Desain untuk Desainer (UX/UI)

Cerita dan Inspirasi dari Asian Toys dan Games Show 2018

Minggu ini tim Tulodo Indonesia (Monica Christy dan Ade Ayu Kartika)  berkunjung ke ke Asian Toys and Games Show – sebuah event tahunan bertaraf internasional yang mempertemukan supplier/produsen mainan anak dengan pembelinya yang berasal dari berbagai negara. Event ini diikuti oleh 450 perusahaan dari Cina Daratan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Korea Selatan … Continue reading Cerita dan Inspirasi dari Asian Toys dan Games Show 2018

Perubahan lingkungan, dapat membantu mengubah perilakumu?

Jakarta memiliki lebih dari 100 gedung pencakar langit, terdiri juga dari berjuta mobil dan motor di jalanan utama seperti Sudirman atau Kuningan. Selain memiliki gedung dan mesin-mesin lainnya, Jakarta juga memiliki berjuta penyakit dan polusi, mulai dari polusi udara, air yang kotor dan tercemar limbah kimia dan juga tumpukan sampah penyebar penyakit Continue reading Perubahan lingkungan, dapat membantu mengubah perilakumu?

Apa itu mainan edukasi?Apakah penting untuk anak saya?

Mainan terkadang dianggap sebagai hal yang sepele, banyak orangtua yang membelikan anaknya robot-robotan Transformer agar anaknya senang atau alat-alat memasak agar anaknya tidak merajuk dan menangis lagi di sudut toko mainan. Kemudian, di sisi lain ada orangtua yang membelikan anaknya microphone plastik beserta piano kecil berwarna merah ….Continue reading Apa itu mainan edukasi?Apakah penting untuk anak saya?

Finding research treasures at the toy market

It was a Monday morning and our Dolpin team were ready to go to Pasar Asemka, a toy market located near Kota Tua (Old City) in West Jakarta. Dolpin (Dolanan Pintar = “Smart Games”) is aimed at families with children aged 5-9 years, bringing health and relationship education to the home that can be delivered by parents as easily as bedtime storytelling (Learn more: link). Our plan at Asemka Market was to conduct interviews and observations with merchants …Continue reading Finding research treasures at the toy market

Tulodo and the Atabae community prepare materials for the Moris Moos (Clean Life) sanitation campaign

Tulodo has been working with the community in Atabae, Timor-Leste to prepare communications materials for the next phase in the Moris Moos sanitation campaign. With the Moris Moos (Clean Life) communication materials finalised, we conducted a review and training for the Atabae community on 16 August 2018.Continue reading Tulodo and the Atabae community prepare materials for the Moris Moos (Clean Life) sanitation campaign

How game change women’s lives? : Using games and critical reflection to diffuse accurate fertility and family planning

The nine games which form the Pragati package were vetted, refined, and integrated into existing community-level service delivery and community group structures in five districts in Nepal. Pragati has some powerful teaching resources to help children understand the issues in class or at home.Continue reading How game change women’s lives? : Using games and critical reflection to diffuse accurate fertility and family planning

Creating, Accessing and Sharing Value: Social marketing evidence and experience from Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Bangladesh

Nick Goodwin (Director, Tulodo Indonesia) and Lamberto Pinto (Sanitation Program Manager, Partnership for Human Development, Timor-Leste were recently featured as speakers at the 2018 International Social Marketing Conference (ISMC) in Singapore. The panel discussed how to create, access and share value to help …’Continue reading Creating, Accessing and Sharing Value: Social marketing evidence and experience from Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Bangladesh

Understanding nutrition practices through a behaviour change lens to guide design and delivery of services in Timor-Leste

Infant and young child feeding practices directly affect the nutritional status of children under two years of age and, ultimately, impact child survival. Poor nutrition at this stage can result in greater susceptibility to disease, poorer education outcomes and reduced life opportunities.Continue reading Understanding nutrition practices through a behaviour change lens to guide design and delivery of services in Timor-Leste

Empathy Map: Setting a common ground for multiple UX designers

For human-centred-design practitioner, empathy is the first and foremost element that should be determined before going to other layers of process. As the principle of human-centred design gives us the safety net to not produce a top-down solution, empathising with the user we design the solution for will avoid product failure. Then is there any tool to set a common ground for multiple designers workingContinue reading Empathy Map: Setting a common ground for multiple UX designers

Ingat kelompok perempuan Mocaf Bogati & Sumber Waras di Pacitan? Bagaimanakah perkembangan bisnis mereka saat ini?

Seperti yang sudah diketahui, beberapa waktu lalu KOMPAK melalui Tulodo melakukan uji coba program keperantaraan pasar dengan menggunakan pendekatan pemasaran mikro yang berpusatkan pada: pelanggan, brand yang konsisten, uji coba dan pembelajaran dari pengalaman.Continue reading Ingat kelompok perempuan Mocaf Bogati & Sumber Waras di Pacitan? Bagaimanakah perkembangan bisnis mereka saat ini?

It Takes a Family to Raise the Nation: Tulodo and Grand Challenges Canada to develop a family based health and relationship education kit for children in Indonesia

Tulodo Indonesia is pleased to announce support from Grand Challenges Canada to launch the Dolpin project, a family-based health and relationship teaching kit for urban poor children in Indonesia. Continue reading It Takes a Family to Raise the Nation: Tulodo and Grand Challenges Canada to develop a family based health and relationship education kit for children in Indonesia

Menciptakan Program Sanitasi dan Kebersihan yang Berpusat pada Perilaku Masyarakat

Salah satu tujuan yang terdapat pada Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals/SDGs), tujuan ke enam, adalah bahwa pada tahun 2030, akan tercapai akses yang universal dan adil terhadap air minum yang aman dan dapat terjangkau bagi semua. Continue reading Menciptakan Program Sanitasi dan Kebersihan yang Berpusat pada Perilaku Masyarakat

Berbagi Ilmu dan Menginspirasi Kelompok UMKM di Pacitan

Sebagai bagian dari project KOMPAK Improving Market Linkages for Community-Based Micro and Small Enterprises, Tulodo melalui Hepi Inc mengadakan kegiatan pelatihan terkait penjualan dan promosi, pengelolaan acara (event management), dan pemasaran digital untuk kelompok UMKM dampingan KOMPAK di Pacitan: Kelompok Mocaf Bogati dan Sumber Waras. Pelatihan ini dilaksanakan dari tanggal 27 hingga 29 Maret 2018 dan diikuti oleh sebanyak 12 peserta yang merupakan perwakilan dari kedua kelompok.Continue reading Berbagi Ilmu dan Menginspirasi Kelompok UMKM di Pacitan

Apakah quote dapat mengubah hidupmu?

Perubahan perilaku sangat menantang namun kadang tidak sepenuhnya dipahami oleh mereka yang bergerak dalam bidang pemasaran komersial. Mengapa? Karena dalam dunia komersial, sebagian kampanye dimaksudkan untuk meningkatkan pemasaran sebuah produk. Baik itu produk minuman, sepatu ataupun mobil. Mereka mencoba untuk merubah preferensi seseorang terhadap sebuah merek, bukan bertujuan untuk merubah perilaku seseorang.Continue reading Apakah quote dapat mengubah hidupmu?

Co-designing micro-marketing service for businesses in Pacitan and North Lombok

We are pleased to announce Tulodo Indonesia has been appointed by the Australian Government – funded KOMPAK program to implement a micro-marketing service pilot. This service will help improve incomes and market orientation for community-based businesses in Pacitan, East Java and North Lombok, NTB. Continue reading Co-designing micro-marketing service for businesses in Pacitan and North Lombok

The Clean Life for Timor-Leste

The issue of poo is never far from the minds of new parents – what mess was made and who bore the brunt. So it is with poo in the still-new nation of Timor-Leste. Around 15% of Timorese children aged under 5 years suffer from potentially deadly diarrheal disease, including from not washing their hands with soap and lack of access to improved sanitation.Continue reading The Clean Life for Timor-Leste

Kekasih Juara, solusi untuk hidup bahagia?

Banyak orang yang tahu bagaimana caranya menemukan sekolah dengan kualitas yang bagus atau membeli pakaian dengan model terkini. Akan tetapi, ketika harus mencari tempat untuk mencurahkan masalah perasaan saat putus cinta, bertengkar dengan orang tua atau saat di-bully oleh teman. Masih banyak orang yang tidak tahu bagaimana caranya menemukan tempat untuk berbagi perasaannya.Continue reading Kekasih Juara, solusi untuk hidup bahagia?

Master Class – The Implementation Science of Behavior Change

Behavior change is an exciting area of work, with the potential to improve lives, profits and impact. Yet many organizations struggle to execute it effectively. If you are interested in delivering successful behavior change approaches for your service, product, program or policy – this is the Master Class for you. . Experts from Tulodo andContinue reading Master Class – The Implementation Science of Behavior Change

Intervensi untuk Program Anti-Rokok: Pentingnya Branding dan Segmentasi

Tulodo Indonesia (Dr Nicholas Goodwin dan Heribertus Rinto Wibowo) menjadi pembicara dalam salah satu sesi di Seminar Etika Pemasaran Rokok di Indonesia: Implikasi terhadap Kebijakan Pengendalian Tembakau pada tanggal 19 Juli 2017 di Yogyakarta. Acara ini diselenggarakan oleh Edinburgh Napier University serta Pusat Perilaku dan Promosi Kesehatan Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada.Continue reading Intervensi untuk Program Anti-Rokok: Pentingnya Branding dan Segmentasi

Bagaimana cara menangani berita hoax?

Masih segar di dalam ingatan bagaimana kabar “orang gila merupakan penculik anak” tersebar di masyarakat. Banyak orang yang benar-benar mengalami gangguan mental menjadi korban main hakim sendiri dari masyarakat yang percaya kebenaran berita tersebut. Masalahnya beberapa dari mereka bahkan meninggal dunia akibat dipukuli dan ditendang oleh warga sekitar.Continue reading Bagaimana cara menangani berita hoax?

Perubahan Perilaku Lewat #8GelasSehari

Kadang kita suka meremehkan asupan air dalam tubuh kita. Kenapa? Semakin banyak alternatif yang tersedia yang membuat kita merasa bahwa air putih bukanlah hal yang penting. Padahal minum air yang cukup sangat dibutuhkan untuk menjaga keseimbangan cairan dalam tubuh, menjaga fungsi ginjal, mengontrol kalori dan mengurangi berat badan, serta manfaat lainnya yang tak kalah pentingnya bagi tubuh kita.Continue reading Perubahan Perilaku Lewat #8GelasSehari

Break the common sense block to engage parents in Timor Leste schools

Sometimes our own worst enemy is common sense. The problem is not that if something makes sense intuitively then it’s wrong. The issue is often people assume common sense solutions are somehow universal. This is the common sense block. Take a look at schools in Timor Leste, where Tulodo’s Nick Goodwin is working with the Australian-funded Partnership for Human Development (PHD) program.Continue reading Break the common sense block to engage parents in Timor Leste schools

Connecting the dots to transform the world: find out how companies accelerate sustainable development and grow their business

At Tulodo we are often asked what role the private sector should play in addressing social issues and achieving sustainable development. It’s been only a year and a half since the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a set of targets to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. For the SDGs, which replaced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), there are 17 ambitious goals to transform the world and each has specific targets to be achieved by 2030.Continue reading Connecting the dots to transform the world: find out how companies accelerate sustainable development and grow their business

The art and science of good storytelling: That Sugar Film

Damon has a lot of questions, especially about sugar. He knows junk food is bad for him but he’s heard different things about how much sugar is really in “healthy” food. And he’s curious about the effects on his body. He decides to find out and share his learning experience by making a documentary – That Sugar Film. Let’s take a look at this form of communications and how it engages its audiences.Continue reading The art and science of good storytelling: That Sugar Film

Which type of funding is right for you? An important decision for social entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneurs, especially those of you with a brilliant idea ready to go, will likely soon wonder where to find the money to pay for it. Choosing the type of funding is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. When attending the 2016 Sankalp Summit in Jakarta (link), I found that there were three types of funding most often being discussed: debt, equity, and grants. So let’s take a closer look at each of them and discuss which one might be right for you.Continue reading Which type of funding is right for you? An important decision for social entrepreneurs

HPV: kanker tidak hanya perlu vaksinasi tetapi juga keluarga

Jika biasanya isu kesehatan diperingati dalam satuan hari, seperti Hari Kesehatan Jiwa Sedunia (10 Oktober) atau Hari Kesehatan Nasional (12 November), Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia akhir-akhir ini membuat sesuatu yang tidak biasa. Isu kesehatan di Indonesia kini diperingati dalam satuan bulan, seperti Bulan Anak Sehat (Agustus 2016) dan Bulan Eliminasi Penyakit Kaki Gajah – BELKAGA (Oktober 2016). Program terbaru dari Kemenkes RI adalah pelaksanaan pemberian vaksin HPV (human papilloma virus) dalam rangka Bulan Imunisasi Anak Sekolah (BIAS).Continue reading HPV: kanker tidak hanya perlu vaksinasi tetapi juga keluarga

The Zika virus: is there a silver lining to our fear?

Zika, the mosquito-borne virus, has been declared an international health emergency by the WHO. The international agency reports tremendous healthcare costs waiting ahead as the virus travels across continents and countries, seemingly unstoppable. We can imagine the grown-up babies who are suffering from microcephaly – strongly linked with the Zika virus. It will be a hard life for them and their carers because microcephaly has been linked with problems such as developmental delays, intellectual disability, hearing loss, vision problems, and it can be life-threatening. But even this tragedy may have a silver lining.Continue reading The Zika virus: is there a silver lining to our fear?

3 Things you might not know about working with celebrities on social issues

When Fu Yuanhui, the Chinese swimmer at the Rio Olympic Games, talked about her menstruation as a performance factor, she was the latest in a long line of celebrities playing a role in social and behavior change. In contrast to product promotion, involving celebrities in social campaigns can be even more complicated. But the good news is celebrities can also be very effective. Not only do they attract attention to an issue, e.g. climate change, but the involvement of a celebrity can provide a model for change that enables us to learn a new behavior, like recycling. So how does this work?Continue reading 3 Things you might not know about working with celebrities on social issues

Kenaikan harga belum cukup hilangkan bau rokok di baju bangsa Indonesia

Ganda bulutangkis Indonesia berhasil mengharumkan nama bangsa dengan membawa pulang medali emas dari Olimpiade Rio. Akan tetapi harum tersebut sedikit berbau rokok, karena salah satu sponsor utama adalah perusahaan tembakau. Kecanduan Indonesia terhadap rokok telah menjangkau seluruh lapisan masyarakat. Di sini kita membahas solusinya.Continue reading Kenaikan harga belum cukup hilangkan bau rokok di baju bangsa Indonesia

Happy 17 August! Is Indonesia’s Mental Revolution under control?

Tomorrow Indonesia celebrates 71 years of independence, during which time its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms. Every year, as the nation prepares to celebrate its birth, many question the health of its political, social and community life. There are those who lament the changing social and cultural norms that appear to undermine traditional community values, citing everything from Pokemon Go obsession to the rise in teenage pregnancies as proof of a deterioration in the national spirit. To address this, the government has responded with a ‘Mental Revolution’ campaign, urging change not just in attitude or behavior, but in the values that underpin society. But can it work?Continue reading Happy 17 August! Is Indonesia’s Mental Revolution under control?

Amnesti Pajak: Kamu bangga atau takut?

Banyak orang yang tidak tertarik membahas pajak, namun ini penting karena tanpa uang pajak, negara tidak bisa melaksanakan program pembangunan. Setiap hari kita temukan pembahasan mengenai program amnesti pajak (tax amnesty), entah itu dalam berita televisi, kolom ekonomi atau melalui status media sosial. Namun belum jelas seberapa efektif peran pemerintah untuk menyukseskan program amnesti pajak ini, khususnya jika kita lihat alasan seseorang mau mengubah perilakunya.Continue reading Amnesti Pajak: Kamu bangga atau takut?

Pokemon Go Penyelamat Kehidupan

Satu bulan sudah Pokemon Go beredar di masyarakat, namun antusiasmenya tidak kunjung reda. Orang tua, para guru, bos-bos, tidak pernah menyangka akan ada sebuah permainan yang mampu mengubah kehidupan manusia. Anak-anak yang biasanya bermain gadget di sofa ruang tengah, sekarang menjadi lebih rajin mengelilingi kompleks di sekitar rumah mereka. Para pelajar yang biasanya memilih untuk berdiam di perpustakaan atau kantin saat jam istirahat, sekarang menjadi lebih suka mengelilingi lapangan. Karyawan kantor yang biasanya hanya duduk dan bekerja di kubikel mereka, sekarang menjadi lebih suka bolak-balik ke lobi kantor. Semua mereka lakukan demi satu tujuan: berburu Pokemon.Continue reading Pokemon Go Penyelamat Kehidupan

How Indonesia can create a fantastic life without plastic

It might be hard for us to dream of a world without plastic. Life has become so convenient since its introduction. When we’re hungry, we can spontaneously buy food as we pass a supermarket or restaurant on our way home because there will be a plastic bag to help us. When we’re thirsty, we can pop into a mini market to buy a drink in a plastic bottle. Plastics, especially plastic bags, have become an integral part of modern life.Continue reading How Indonesia can create a fantastic life without plastic

Ada Apa dengan Hari Pertama Sekolah?

Hari pertama masuk sekolah seringkali menjadi pengalaman yang mendebarkan. Entah itu perasaan takut karena akan bertemu dengan teman-teman baru, atau cemas karena memikirkan kegalakan guru yang mengajar. Ketika tiba tahun ajaran baru, pasti setiap orang akan mengalami hari pertamanya di sekolah, terlepas dari berapapun kelas mereka atau sepanjang apapun liburan yang mereka jalani sebelum masuk sekolah hari pertama. Akan tetapi, tahun 2016 menjadi tahun ajaran baru yang lebih istimewa daripada tahun-tahun sebelumnya di Indonesia. Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (Kemendikbud) pada tahun ini memberikan perhatian khusus terhadap Hari Pertama Sekolah dengan melakukan kampanye #HariPertamaSekolah.Continue reading Ada Apa dengan Hari Pertama Sekolah?

Fasting and its impact on Indonesian eating habits: myth and reality

The change in behavior during Ramadhan not only affects the way people spend their money. In Indonesia, as the country with the largest number of Muslims, Ramadhan is the time for families, friends and relatives to gather to break the fast together (in Indonesian it is called ‘Buka Bersama’ or ’BukBer’). So, of course, Ramadhan also changes eating habits. Nielsen conducted research in Indonesia in 2011 and found that during Ramadhan, Indonesians behave the same way as people in UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. They spend more on food.Continue reading Fasting and its impact on Indonesian eating habits: myth and reality

How successful are anti-rape campaigns?

Once again, a rape case has become a trending topic. It is because of a provocative article posted by Buzzfeed News. This case involved Brock Turner, a Stanford University student, who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. The article was very influential among the netizens, as reviewed by Adweek. For every person who shared it, 12 more people saw it.Continue reading How successful are anti-rape campaigns?

Sudah Berhasilkah Kampanye Pemerkosaan?

Isu pemerkosaan kembali menjadi sorotan publik dan kali ini disebabkan oleh sebuah artikel yang dipublikasi online oleh Buzzfeed News. Artikel tersebut mengulas tentang kasus pemerkosaan yang dilakukan oleh Brock Turner, seorang mahasiswa Stanford University terhadap seorang perempuan asing di belakang tempat pembuangan sampah. Sebagaimana yang dituliskan dalam Adweek, pengaruh dari artikel tersebut sangatlah kuat diContinue reading Sudah Berhasilkah Kampanye Pemerkosaan?

Hello: Awkward friendship moments save lives on the road

A new campaign from the New Zealand Transport Agency focuses on driver distraction, a serious road safety issue all over the world. It is often the initial cause of a chain of events that results in serious injury and too often death. There are many potential causes of driver distraction: objects, events, or activities both inside andContinue reading Hello: Awkward friendship moments save lives on the road

Innovations in Social and Behavior Change in Indonesia

Earlier today at the Luwansa Hotel in Jakarta, Tulodo, together with BeeHives and Simply Sensible, hosted a breakfast seminar  on social marketing focused on innovations in social and behavior change. The hosts conducted a small experiment before the event by testing whether people would take the stairs or the lift from the hotel lobby. TheContinue reading Innovations in Social and Behavior Change in Indonesia

Social franchise to solve toilet trouble

A recent article in The Conversation reveals some of the excellent advances made in addressing the persistent and devastating impacts of a lack of access to sanitation. One interesting one is a business called Sanergy, which profits from providing clean toilet services and the collection and treatment of waste. Sanergy provides the toilets, keeps them clean, removes the waste, treats andContinue reading Social franchise to solve toilet trouble

‘Indonesia is Energy Independent’ campaign

Indonesia’s Ministry for Energy and Mineral Resources has released a new TV campaign as part of its ‘Indonesia is Energy Independent’ (Indonesia Mandiri Energi). The animated TV spot reveals a common tension in public campaigns of this type. The government often needs to fulfil its political priorities to communicate its achievements as well as work toContinue reading ‘Indonesia is Energy Independent’ campaign

Tulodo appointed to manage Sustainable Energy for All campaign in Indonesia

Tulodo has been appointed by Kopernik to manage the Indonesia campaign to support the global Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) agenda. Tulodo is working with Prodigy PR to produce the #IDWomen4Energy advocacy campaign on sustainable energy access in Indonesia. The campaign aims to engage Indonesians to change their behaviors and increase participation on issues relating to sustainable energy. WeContinue reading Tulodo appointed to manage Sustainable Energy for All campaign in Indonesia

Demographic bonus or planet threat? Why Indonesia is at the center of population debates and solutions.

While many conferences come and go, the news that Indonesia will host the 2015 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) is important. It’s important for family planning and it’s important for Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region. Family planning, long neglected in many parts of the world, is now experiencing something of a resurgence, especially in Indonesia. And this comesContinue reading Demographic bonus or planet threat? Why Indonesia is at the center of population debates and solutions.

Sex is fun. Ini caranya…

Sex is fun, right? Tapi juga ada bahayanya. Untungnya, ada seks yg fun dan aman. Bagaimana caranya? Menurut Temanteman.org, aktivitas seksual yang aman tidak memiliki risiko penyebaran HIV atau penyakit lain. Gunakanlah pembatas untuk mencegah kontak dengan darah atau cairan seksual. Pembatas buatan yang paling umum adalah kondom untuk pria, juga ada kondom buat perempuan. Cairan pelumasContinue reading Sex is fun. Ini caranya…

Social and behaviour change in Papua New Guinea

Tulodo is in Port Moresby for a few days as part of its research project funded by Australia’s DFAT. So far we’ve had useful meetings and found an interesting variety of organisations working on social and behaviour change. Here is a selection of a few with some of their programs and initiatives: Susu Mamas: health services CPL Foundation:Continue reading Social and behaviour change in Papua New Guinea

Cold turkey better than hot pharma for smoking cessation

It turns out most people quit smoking without any assistance, despite the push by big pharma to sell their products and services. While some people think cold turkey implies there are no “interventions”, years of efforts to change behaviours and social norms have probably produced the effect of an intervention on those who choose toContinue reading Cold turkey better than hot pharma for smoking cessation

Tulodo appointed to undertake study on philanthropy in the Asia Pacific region

Tulodo has been appointed by Australia’s Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to undertake a research project on philanthropic flows in the Asia Pacific region.  Tulodo will research and produce a report on the financial flows and programs of philanthropic actors in the Asia Pacific region. This includes a literature review, field visits, mapping potential partners, developingContinue reading Tulodo appointed to undertake study on philanthropy in the Asia Pacific region

Tulodo to partner with Kopernik on Fire Up Central Java Clean Cookstove project in Indonesia

As part of Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and World Bank Clean Stove Initiative (CSI), Tulodo is partnering with Kopernik to market cleaner cookstoves to poor households in Central Java. Tulodo’s role on the Fire Up Central Java Cleaner Cookstove project is to design and manage the marketing and community mobilisation activities, include formative research, marketing strategy, stakeholder engagement, capacityContinue reading Tulodo to partner with Kopernik on Fire Up Central Java Clean Cookstove project in Indonesia

Mini insight on social networks and behaviour change

Social networks – and the social support provided through them – can improve a person’s ability to gain access to new connections and information as well as to identify and solve problems. If this support can help to reduce uncertainty or help to produce desired outcomes, then a sense of personal control will also beContinue reading Mini insight on social networks and behaviour change

How social marketing can ensure the success of clean cooking programs in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, together with the World Bank, announced a multi-phase program to introduce affordable, biomass-fueled cookstoves to the 24.5 million families – or 40 percent of households across Indonesia – who still use traditional biomass, mostly firewood, for cooking. For a stove program to succeed in Indonesia, we must frame the interventionContinue reading How social marketing can ensure the success of clean cooking programs in Indonesia

New report on use of behaviour change in clean cooking interventions for economic, health and environmental impact

A new report (available below) from a team led by Tulodo’s Nick Goodwin has found promising evidence for the effectiveness of behaviour change approaches in clean cooking interventions. Despite decades of effort, around 2.8 billion people still rely on solid fuels to meet domestic energy needs. There is robust evidence this causes premature death, chronic disease asContinue reading New report on use of behaviour change in clean cooking interventions for economic, health and environmental impact

Change agents make residents feel safer about dengue fever in the Philippines

Research by Fe Espino at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine on dengue prevention in the Philippines shows how community trust is vital to the success of behaviour change programs. In 2010, the number of dengue cases in the Philippines rose from 37,101 in 2006 to 118,868. Dengue fever is caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes which are born inContinue reading Change agents make residents feel safer about dengue fever in the Philippines

Change agents at the USF Social Marketing Conference

Tulodo’s Nick Goodwin and Irma Martam attended the recent Social Marketing Conference, hosted by the University of South Florida. Irma was the recipient of the conference’s prestigious Fostering Equity Scholarship and attended the pre-conference Training Academy with social marketing practitioners and researchers from around the world. Nick’s plenary presentation focused on the use of change agents –Continue reading Change agents at the USF Social Marketing Conference

Corporate behaviour change: Greenpeace takes on Procter & Gamble over commitment to mothers

With all the discussion on nonprofit partnerships with the private sector, a Greenpeace campaign on Procter & Gamble reminds us that the corporation can also be the target of behaviour change campaigns. You may be familiar with P&G’s wildly popular video ‘’Thank You Mom’’, released for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Greenpeace has released a provocative spoof, “Hidden Truth“. WhileContinue reading Corporate behaviour change: Greenpeace takes on Procter & Gamble over commitment to mothers

Share It to End It: Singapore bullying film shortens each time it is shared

An innovative approach to video sharing is engaging viewers in Singapore to reduce bullying. Singapore’s CABCY (Coalition Against Bullying for Children and Youth) together with the Harvest Centre for Research conducted nationwide research on bullying in Singapore in 2006. Data was collected from more than 4,000 students aged 7 to 16 years old and the results were surprising —Continue reading Share It to End It: Singapore bullying film shortens each time it is shared

Nurse Nicole gives good advice to flirty men on Tinder

June is Men’s Health Month in the US and to celebrate its 20th anniversary, we bring you the story of a creative way to change men’s health behaviours. According to the Men’s Health Resource Center, men are more likely to go long periods of time without going to the doctor, they’re less likely to adopt preventive health measures,Continue reading Nurse Nicole gives good advice to flirty men on Tinder

Are smartphones…”better”…for the environment?

Mobile phones and other smart devices are helping us solve major public policy problems by providing direct personalised access to information. However according to the UNEP, the amount of e-waste being produced – including mobile phones and computers – could rise by as much as 500% over the next decade in some countries. In the making of computer equipmentContinue reading Are smartphones…”better”…for the environment?

PSI and Myanmar telcos to launch mobile health information service

According to the Myanmar Times, Population Services International (PSI) is working with telcos, Ooredoo and Telenor, to launch a mobile health app for pregnant women. This app will provide up to date information about health, antenatal care, health ministry services, nutrition, and even malaria prevention. According to a UN report, under-five mortality rates are estimated at 52 perContinue reading PSI and Myanmar telcos to launch mobile health information service

India’s National ID Cards Use Tech to Eradicate Poverty

India‘s national ID card, “Aadhaar”, has technology that the government says will help eradicate poverty by 2030. The Aadhaar card has 12 digit number and stores identification and biometric data, including a photograph, eye scan, fingerprints and health information that is then stored in a national database. With this highly accurate identification, the Indian government expects the poor will more easily andContinue reading India’s National ID Cards Use Tech to Eradicate Poverty

Brunei’s search for clean, alternative energy fuels students’ drive for innovation

At an alternative energy exhibition, students from energy clubs in various schools in Brunei were set a task to come up with ideas that incorporate green technologies such as solar- and hydro-electricity. One of these was a project called “Family Fitness For Energy”, created by the energy club of Menglait Secondary School. It shows how kinetic energy can be turnedContinue reading Brunei’s search for clean, alternative energy fuels students’ drive for innovation

Meet Siti Aminah – world champion health worker

As a small contribution to World Health Workers Week, 8-12 April, we’re telling you the story (via the Jakarta Globe) of 56 year old midwife Siti Aminah, one of 87,000+ midwives in Indonesia who deserve a prize for the amazing work they do to help poor people. Working in Jakarta’s slum areas, Siti turned her own minivan intoContinue reading Meet Siti Aminah – world champion health worker