If you have previously bought these sets of Penan greeting cards bearing my birds and landscape photographs, consider this post my way of a Thank You on behalf of the Penan Helping Hands for your enormous contribution. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these cards along with additional proceeds from sale of the Penan weaved baskets (I use one for my weekly tamu shopping) go to making a difference to not just one girl’s future but also the future of the nomadic tribe she represents. I had the pleasure of meeting Penan girl Lonnie Jalung in person in my hometown at none other than the legendary Soi Heng coffee shop — she had ordered their delicious sambal fried kway teow by the time I got there! This rendezvous was in May 2011, a year earlier before her recent story and interview in the Borneo Bulletin (see excerpt below).
A Panaga Natural History Presentation: Penan — Lost or Found?
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