For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer Hasnul

Bio

Name: Hasnul

Date of Birth: 1955

Family:  Wife; Ibu Syamsiah. Children; Riska Rahayu, 26 year old girl studying English at University in Makassar. Sulkifli 24 year old boy unemployed. Sri Adiya, 12 year old girl in Primary School.  

Location:  District: Marioriwawo


Farm Details

  • Area: 1.8 Hectares

 

Farm Issues

  • Heavy pest & disease infestation- Cocoa Pod Border,  VSD, Black Pod, and others.
  • Very basic farm practices applied.
  • Limited to no shade trees.
  • Cocoa trees are old, many require replacing.
  • Only very basic training.


Farm Productivity

  • Harvest 900 kg per year. 
  • Hasnul hopes to achieve 3 ton per month. 

* Photo of Hasnul and his wife Syamsiah

Farm History
  • Hasnul purchased the farm in 2007 and achieved good returns for some years.
  • Some of the trees had been side grafted in 2006 but most are low productivity hybrids.  

General Information
  • As farm productivity has declined the family now struggles to support themselves and educate their children. Hasnul and Syamsiah's daughter is able to go to University as the extended family pool money to pay for school fees. 
  • Syamsiah very much helps in the farm performing pruning, harvesting, drying and other farm related activities. 
* Photo of Hasnul's house

Program Active 2013
Hasnul's Needs: 
DescriptionStatus
Training 
  In Field TrainingCompleted
  In Class Training  Completed
  
Tools 
  Tall puning tool / poleCompleted
MacheteCompleted
  Pruning ShearsCompleted
  HoeCompleted
  CrowbarCompleted
  Nylon StringCompleted
  Knapsack SprayerCompleted
  Tape MeasureCompleted
  Shovel  Completed
  Personal Safety EquipmentCompleted
 
Materials 
  FertilizerIn Progress
  Pest Management MaterialsIn Progress
 
Seedlings (100)Completed
Shade (100+)Completed
Soil TestingCompleted
  
Program Active 2013
Syamsiah's Needs: 
DescriptionStatus
Financial Mgmt TrainingWaiting
  
Tools 
  Pruning ShearsCompleted
  GlovesCompleted
  Safety ShoesCompleted
  MaskCompleted
  Food CarrierCompleted
  Water CarrierCompleted
  Carry BasketCompleted
  WheelbarrowCompleted

 

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