November 4th --- Many things to do today prior to departing on Sunday for Singapore. I will be there for the whole day Tuesday, there may be time to visit the Zoo. Early Wednesday morning I fly to Medan to meet with Dr. Gary Shapiro and our preparation starts in earnest.

November 3, 2006- Today we created and assembled the certificates and awards to be presented during the Summit's Awards Dinner. Four recipients will be receiving the inaugural Pongo Awards. They are:

  • MS Kaban, Minister of Forestry;
  • Angelina Sondakh, Parlimentarian ; 
  • Soedomo Mergonoto, businessman ;
  • Ridhwan Effendi Special Assistant to Member of Parliament .

All have provided distinguished support to the mission of the Orang Utan Republik Education Initiative specifically in its Indonesian Program.


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