For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer Arise

Bio

Name: Arise

Date of Birth: 1952

Family:  Wife: Inuha. Children: Nurdiana, 22 year old girl (married to Kaswadi) Sidurman, 19 year old boy. Ardi, 16 year old boy in vocational high school. 

Location: Liliriaja, Soppeng, South Sulawesi


Farm Details

  • Area: 1.0 Hectares.
  • The farm has fertile soil and has coconut trees for shade.
  • The cocoa is planted on a 3 M x 3 M pattern and the trees were side grafted about 4 years ago.


Farm Issues

  • Cocoa pod borer and black pod are the main pest and disease issues.
  • Only basic farm practices applied.
    • Arise's son in law, and fellow Cocoa Care farmer, Kaswadi helps with Arise with his farm. 
    • There are 228 dead trees which require replacing and 75 non productive trees that need side grafting.


    Farm Productivity

    • Total harvest per year = +/- 500kg from 1 hectare.
    Photo of Arise and his wife Inuah


    Photo of Arise and his son in law (and fellow Cocoa Care Farmer) Kaswadi. Kaswadi helps his father in law in his farm. 

    Farm History

    • The farm was passed to Arise by his mother. 
    • Inuha is active on the farm particularly with harvesting and bean drying.
    Photo of Arise and Inuha's house

     

    Program Active  2013
    Arise's Needs:  
    Description    Status
    Training  
      In Field Training Completed
      In Class Training Completed
       
    Tools  
      Tall pruning tool / pole Completed
      Handsaw Completed
      Pruning Shears Completed
      Knapsack Sprayer Completed
      Personal Safety Equipment Completed
       
    Materials  
      Fertilizer In Progress
      Pest Management Materials In Progress
      Seedlings Waiting
      Shade (+/- 228) Waiting
      Budwood (+/- 75) Waiting
       
    Waiting for Sponsorship  
    Inuha's Needs:  
    Description Status
    Financial Mgmt Training Waiting
       
    Tools  
        Pruning Shears Waiting
        Gloves Waiting
        Safety Shoes Waiting
        Mask Waiting
        Food Carrier Waiting
        Water Carrier Waiting
        Wheelbarrow Waiting
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