Our Long-Term Commitment
Asiamet has been closely involved in the community and social development in Central Kalimantan since it first started working there. To this end, the company set up a foundation, Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta (YTS) in 1997 and has provided management, staffing, and financial support ever since. To date, with funding from Asiamet , YTS has been providing technical, economic, and institutional support to several of the Dayak villages surrounding Asiamet's copper-gold project in Central Kalimantan.
In this location, YTS is helping villagers to analyse, plan, set priorities and make decisions on a whole range of issues affecting their daily lives, everything from local education and health services to economic and livelihood opportunities, and the development of local infrastructure.
The directors of Asiamet are entirely committed to YTS’s community programmes, not only to ensure that local communities share in the benefits of any future mining activity, but also as part of the company's long term social license to operate.
This commitment is recognized by a range of external stakeholders, including local and national governments, major international development agencies, and the many communities in which YTS works.