To continue KOPEL’s efforts, funding is essential. To avoid having to ask for ‘hand-outs’ KOPEL has developed several small-scale and small-footprint income generating ventures, such as the Tungog Rainforest Eco Camp, Mandaa Kampung Stay, Supu Adventure Camp, and the Smiling Boat Riverside Café to name just a few. Through these ventures KOPEL contributes directly to the local community through employment, skills development, micro-finance, and a host of social support activities. To this end we are a leading ‘Social Enterprise’ in Malaysia. To learn about this in more detail, go to KOPEL’s member page.
There are three main ways we encourage our supporters to contribute: