Caranissa Djatmiko

Caranissa is an editor at Indonesia Expat. She occassionally writes, dances and performs on stage.

Entrance to YUM Kalimantan Village

Yayasan Usaha Mulia Helps to Lift Indonesians above the Poverty Line

Quality of life is an issue in Indonesia for those living below the poverty line. Although some believe that the country has much improved since gaining independence,...


Fielder of Dreams: Jakarta Cricket Association

Nelson Mandela, one of the world’s greatest philanthropists, once said that sport has the power to change the world through its ability of promoting integration. In...


For Richer or Poorer: Wedlite

While some people have the money to realize the wedding of their dreams, others find themselves breaking the bank to make it happen. Wedlite, the first wedding financing...


DNetwork: Deconstructing Stereotypes Provides Work Opportunities for the Disabled

Job opportunities for disabled people in Indonesia may be hard to come by. But non-profit organization DNetwork proves that people with disabilities have equal rights in...


Lovepink: Fighting Breast Cancer Together

Lovepink is a breast cancer community supporting ‘warriors’ and ‘survivors’ in their battle. Through campaigns such as breast self-examinations (SADARI),...

Healthy Cooking Class

#IndonesiaMakanSayur: Not Just a Hashtag

Indonesia Makan Sayur is a community that tries to raise awareness of the health benefits of eating plant-based foods. Through Instagram, Facebook, and their recently...


Singin’ in the Rain: Ikatan Sindroma Down Indonesia Makes Waves with Gigi Art of Dance

Gigi Art of Dance recognizes how dance belongs to anyone, without exception to those with disabilities. The dance school welcomes students with Down syndrome to show...

Children of trash pickers

XS Project: Going Against the Odds to Save Trash Pickers

Aiming to break the generational cycle of trash pickers, XS Project creates and sells products made out of waste materials. Despite serious obstacles, their priority...


Imploring for Palliative Care, the Chance to a Fulfilling Life

As a paediatric palliative care service, Rachel House treats poor children diagnosed with cancer and HIV in Jakarta. They are currently working on a campaign called the...

Education Guide 2017

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