5:10 pm September 17, 2014 | No Comment
Indorelawan is a foundation established to connect social organizations and volunteers. Through their website, local organizations are free to promote their various activities and efforts so interested volunteers may connect with them and donate their time and skills.
5:29 pm September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
About four weeks ago, a young girl named Eliyatul Ikhlas, battling a rare and debilitating circulatory disorder, innocently wished to celebrate her eleventh birthday for the very first time. Due to the family’s grave economical difficulties and her confining condition, this seemed to be an unobtainable request.
12:36 pm September 10, 2014 | No Comment
ow in its third year, the Hidden Park campaign is focusing on Taman Tanjung in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. The campaign this year, called “Sharing Happiness,” kicked off on Saturday and will run through four weekends until Sept. 28th.
10:56 am September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
On Sunday, Oct. 19, Jakarta’s citizens will carry on the Indonesian tradition of gotong royong, or collective work, by picking up rubbish and cleaning up the capital together in the second annual Clean Up Jakarta Day. The aim of the clean up is to educate people about the detrimental effects of littering, and in turn spark an awareness of the importance of recycling.
4:01 pm August 27, 2014 | No Comment
The children giggled when Kancil leaped into sight to prance around the stage with a little girl named Raya. Familiar with the predictable misadventures of the mischievous mouse-deer, the young audience members eagerly watched for more of the character’s high jinks. What proceeded to happen on stage, however, had the children puzzled: Kancil stole a […]
2:17 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Typically, a child’s most anticipated and special time of the year is their birthday celebration; a day brimming with gifts, well wishes and an abundance of pampering from their loved ones. But for 10-year-old Eliyatul Ikhlas, the day marks another triumphant year of battling a rare and debilitating circulatory disorder called arteriovenous malformations (AVM). AVM […]
1:46 pm August 13, 2014 | No Comment
More than 800 children live on the streets of Yogyakarta, according to recent statistics, earning a precarious living by busking and panhandling. For the city’s motorists and passersby, the typical response to the plight of street children is to spare some change in the hope that it will be used for good. But longer-term needs […]
2:52 pm August 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
It all started with deep concern against the constant use of grammatically incorrect phrases, such as “Keep smile,” “Worthed,” and “Thanks God,” by less-than-fluent speakers of English on TV shows and social media platforms. Understanding the importance of mastering the international language in an era of globalization, Retno “Neno” Sofyananiek, a teacher in Denpasar, Bali, […]
12:17 pm July 23, 2014 | No Comment
On March 6, the grade 11 students of STB-ACS (International) Jakarta took a flight to Manila to begin what was about to be an incredible weeklong trip filled with hard work, heartwarming stories, and also lots of fun under the sun.
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