The purpose of why VOPO exists first and foremost is to work with underserved communities across Asia Pacific by developing community-owned microeconomies and critical waste management systems.

Both projects have set targets, managed through a signature methodology with key milestones.

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OUR PROJECTS

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To improve the wellbeing of underserved communities through the implementation of waste microsolutions and critical systems for a proud and clean environment.

Target

To impact 500,000 lives and in the process create 5 community waste enterprises and clean 5 communities in the next 5 years.

Methodology

In each of the areas we work with, we follow our impact methodology:

  1. Knowledge Exchange & Community Mobilisation

  2. Waste Enterprise Community Workshop

  3. Optimisation of Waste Storage and Transport System

  4. Technical Design of Waste Technology

  5. Installation of Waste Technology

  6. Community Training on Technology Maintenance

  7. Waste Reduction Education Programs

  8. Monthly Reporting on Generation & Composition

  9. Impact Assessment

A few Rogue Plastic projects:

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Zero Waste Sari Sari Store

Plastic-to-Energy Microplant in Mentawai

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Remote Arnavon Islands Waste Management

Kerehikapa Island Sustainable Tourism Waste Policy

Remote Microdump Leachate Strategy

 
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To support remote underserved communities develop a microcosm of income opportunities and locally-owned social enterprises.

Target

By 2022, bring to market 20 locally-owned social enterprises by providing the communities we work with access to sustainability markets.

Milestones

In each of the areas we work with, we follow our impact methodology:

  1. Enterprise Co-Design

  2. In-depth Community Engagement

  3. Microfinance Opportunity

  4. Model Testing

  5. Scale-Up

  6. Feedback and Pivot Strategy

A few Wild Enterprise projects:

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KAWAKI Women's Catering

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Arnavon Marine Park Eco Lodge

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Turtle Exploration Tours

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Mentawai Ecotourism Jungle Trek

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Community-Owned Wilderness Experience

 

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