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Delphine Robbe: Taking it personally

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 12 2010   /  10:53 am

Courtesy of Delphine RobbeBehind every successful project there is a successful manager and a successful team, but when community work is involved, then the networking and personal commitment of the project’s beneficiaries are the only keys to success.Delphine Robbe is the driving force behind the Gili EcoTrust, a not-for-profit organization actively involved in the protection of the environment on the Gili islands in West Nusa Tenggara.After extensive travels around the world, French national Robbe moved to Gili Trawangan six years ago to attend a dive master and instructor course.Her passion for the environment and her encounter with Anna Walker, one of the founders of the Gili EcoTrust, pushed her to stay and dedicate her time to actively protecting the environment around the Gili islands.A convinced activist, people who know her say “she always does what she says she would”, an...