Category: Charities

Mackenzie and the Girls by the Library

Inspiration Comes in all Shapes and Sizes: The Madura Library Project

Inspirational adults striving to make a difference in their communities are out there. Inspirational teenagers, however, are not as easy to come by, and one particular...

Indri Gautama

Indri Gautama, Owner of Royal Academy School

In this issue of Indonesia Expat’s Business Profile, we meet Indri Gautama. Indri is the owner of the Royal Academy School and a very well-respected educator in...

The Jungle School

Butet Manurung is widely known in both Indonesia and on the international arena for her SOKOLA initiative, otherwise known as the Jungle School. She won prestigious...

For Japan: Our Sister

March 2011: In the streets of Jogjakarta some unconventionally dressed young Indonesian men and women carry boxes marked “Jogja Care for Japan”.

Dr Rani giving out meds

Doctor on a Mission

Dr. Rani (Dr. Alhairani Manu Mesa) is a young doctor working among the poor and underprivileged at the Humanitarian Permaculture Project, Indonesia. Rani is a young...

Bantar Gebang

The School on a Landfill: Yayasan Dinamika Indonesia at Bantar Gebang

Words and photos by Angela Richardson The province of DKI Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibukota, not including Bogor, Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi) has a population of over 9.6...

New Bali Starling Bloodline Released into Island Bird Sanctuary

A pair of critically endangered Bali starlings (Jalak Bali), from the West Bali National Park, have been set free on Friends of the National Parks Foundation’s (FNPF)...

Clean Up Jakarta Day 2013

Clean Up Jakarta Day 2013: Back-Breaking Teamwork Raises Awareness of Jakarta’s Rubbish Problem

The first Clean Up Jakarta Day took place on the morning of Sunday November 10th 2013. Over 1,000 volunteers at 16 locations around Jakarta showed up at the crack of...

Seseh Serasi Surf Contest 2012 Participants

Sixteen Years of Surfing History

Seseh Surf Community was founded by a Californian tourist, who was clearly loved by the local community and awarded the Balinese name “Pak Wayan”. Back in 1997, he...

Bali’s Doomed Love Affair with Plastic

When I began to research this article, I saw the immense problem that is literally choking the life out of the island; waste. Each and every one of us produces it and...

Matt Homfray

Matthew Homfray: Rotary Club of Bali Canggu

Matthew Homfray was born in Manchester, England and grew up on a farm near Cardiff in Wales. Trained as a veterinarian, Matt first came to Bali in 2011 to volunteer as a...

Brodway Ke Java

Broadway Ke Java

Broadway may have its roots in the quintessential iconography of New York City, but the charm, excitement, and artistry of Broadway cannot be contained to just one town....

Sister in Danger: Youth against sexual violence

"Sister in Danger” is a song performed by Simponi (Sindikat Musik Penghuni Bumi or ‘Music Syndicate of Earth Dwellers’) as part of a campaign to promote protection...

Deaf Guides of Bali

Barrier-Free Travel: Deaf Guides of Bali

One Balinese man is spreading awareness within Bali. Wahyu Cahyadi is deaf, and works as a driver and tour guide for other deaf and hearing-impaired people.