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OKE Garden: Cultivating a Sustainable Future for Urban Green Spaces

In the heart of Indonesia’s bustling urban landscape, OKE Garden is blossoming as a beacon of innovation. They are transforming the way individuals and businesses connect with the serenity of nature and have emerged as a one-stop solution for all things landscaping, seamlessly bridging the gap between design, implementation, and maintenance.

The potential of the Green Economy shows a promising future. Recent report from Katadata (2021) shows the market value of this sector to reach a total of US$10,110 million in 2030, and its subsector of Infrastructure and Built Environment reaching US$3,015 million.

KUMPUL.ID had the chance to talk with OKE Garden’s founder, Hadid Fathul Alam, about their core philosophy of a holistic approach to urban greenery, their business growth, and the profound impact that OKE Garden has brought to the industry. Their expertise extends beyond mere aesthetics, encompassing a deep understanding of sustainable practices and integrating eco-friendly elements into their designs.

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From Humble Beginnings to Flourishing Growth

OKE Garden’s journey began with Hadid’s personal experiences as a gardener, where he encountered the challenges and inefficiencies that often plagued the industry. Driven to streamline processes and empower fellow gardeners, he envisioned OKE Garden as a marketplace to revolutionize the landscape sector.

“We launched OKE Garden as a marketplace, a solution for gardeners who want to solve problems I often experience. With OKE Garden, too, we aim to make it easier for people to plan, design, and maintain their gardens in an innovative and easy-to-use way,” said Hadid.

The company’s early years were marked by a focus on the B2C market, catering to the needs of homeowners and individuals seeking to enhance their outdoor spaces. However, following their participation in Baparekraf for Startup (BEKUP, the collaborative accelerator program between the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy with KUMPUL.ID, OKE Garden’s horizons expanded, enabling them to venture into the B2B realm, collaborating with businesses and organizations to transform their commercial and corporate landscapes.

Joining BEKUP proved to be a pivotal moment in OKE Garden’s growth trajectory. The program’s comprehensive training, mentoring, and networking opportunities have equipped Hadid and his team with the tools and connections necessary to navigate the intricacies of the business world.

“Programs like BEKUP from KUMPUL.ID are invaluable for startups seeking guidance and support,” Hadid emphasizes. “The training, mentoring, and networking opportunities were instrumental in strengthening our business foundation and propelling us towards our goals.”

A Testament to Sustainability for Indonesia’s Green Industry

OKE Garden’s commitment to sustainability extends beyond its landscaping practices. It actively promotes eco-friendly gardening techniques, encourages the use of native and drought-resistant plants, and advocates for the incorporation of biodiversity-enhancing elements such as bee gardens. This unwavering dedication to environmental stewardship sets it apart as a responsible and forward-thinking enterprise.

OKE Garden’s embrace of technology further enhances their ability to deliver exceptional services. Their user-friendly platform streamlines the design, planning, and maintenance processes, ensuring that clients remain actively involved throughout every step of the project.

Looking towards the future, OKE Garden is poised to continue its mission of transforming Indonesia’s urban landscapes into havens of sustainability and tranquility. They envision a future where their services are accessible to communities nationwide, fostering a deeper appreciation for the transformative power of nature.

“We are committed to playing a leading role in shaping a greener and more sustainable future for Indonesia,” said Hadid to KUMPUL.ID affirms their goal of being the go-to platform for anyone seeking to create harmonious and eco-conscious outdoor spaces.

As OKE Garden flourishes under Hadid’s leadership, it is an inspiring testament to the power of innovation and the unwavering pursuit of sustainability. Their dedication to transforming urban landscapes into verdant oases is not merely a business endeavor but a profound contribution to the well-being of individuals, communities, and the planet.

However, Oke Garden’s success story is just one chapter in a larger narrative. Collaboration is the key to cultivating a flourishing ecosystem of sustainability-focused startups like OKE Garden, KUMPUL. ID’s commitment to nurturing entrepreneurs is a commendable first step. By joining forces, investors, mentors, and industry leaders can provide the support, guidance, and resources to empower more startups to thrive. Let OKE Garden’s journey be a beacon, inspiring all ecosystem players and stakeholders to work together to foster a verdant landscape of innovation for a sustainable future.

by Adhitya Putra & Afrisa Maya

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