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1001 Books for Indonesian Children

Since 2002, 1001buku Foundation has been campaigning to provide equal access to books for Indonesian children. While technology and Internet access continue to grow in...

Nationwide Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign Kicks Off

The Government of Indonesia kicked off its most ambitious immunization drive to date this week in Yogyakarta, with aims to vaccinate 35 million children in Java against...

Giving Back: Volunteering Activities in Indonesia

Whether coming to Indonesia for a vacation or permanent relocation, one can’t help but admire the country for its rich culture and tradition. However, despite the...

Has Indonesia Embraced a Culture of Charity?

Across the globe, countries are promoting the act of giving to charity for all kinds of purposes. But where exactly does Indonesia stand among other generous nations...

Usaha KecilKU: Empowering Stay-at-Home Mothers

Choosing between going back to work and looking after the family is a tough decision for mothers, but there are many in Indonesia who unfortunately just do not have this...

Fiona Unity: Fundraising to the Top

From climbing to the top of Mount Rinjani in Lombok, trekking in one of the world’s top 10 toughest treks in Papua New Guinea, to gearing up for the coming charity...

Peduli Anak: Lombok’s Sanctuary for Underprivileged Children

Set amid rice fields on the pristine island of Lombok is a children’s development centre called Peduli Anak, which was built in 2006 to care for underprivileged kids....

Touching Lives through Craftwork: Meet Samantha Beach

XS Project is an NGO raising awareness of environmental damage and poverty through education, best known for their innovative product designs reusing consumer waste. Six...

Becak Terus: Rickshawing from Aceh to Jakarta for a Good Cause

Back in 2013, we interviewed a man brave – and some might even say crazy – enough to run from Bali to Jakarta on a mission to raise money and awareness for...

Rugby Expats Take the Game to Local Communities

How a conversation in a pub, with a backdrop of Christmas carols, led to orphaned girls taking up the rough-old-game of rugby. We have all heard those clichés about...

In Remembrance of Douwe Sol

It was a hot day in Ancol for the Adidas race. I was breaking down around six kilometres in the race when I heard a Dutch voice from behind saying, “Come on, keep...

An Adventure of a Lifetime: Red Nose Foundation Goes to Poland

American writer and social activist Helen Keller once said that “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.” And for six Red Nose Foundation students, all...

Street Kids

Birth Certificates

When Fanta, a four-year-old girl living with her family under the toll road in West Jakarta was molested, Jakarta Police wanted to help find the perpetrator and bring...

Harley Davidson Rider

Custom Bikes with Powerful Pipes

A compassionate heart beats under the leathers of a Harley-Davidson rider. When you ask guys who own Harley-Davidson motorcycles how long they’ve been riding, most of...

Education Guide 2017

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