12:52 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
It wasn’t going to be an ordinary Monday for Sartika, a student club leader at Madrasah Tsanawiyah 1. While a major fire at her school had taken hold in classrooms and parts of the school’s laboratories –leaving them either destroyed or damaged — the newly built greenhouse has brought back their hopes to create a […]
9:59 am March 24, 2015 | No Comment
In regards to our fundraiser #MistyPulih, please check out the video of her near and dear ones speaking about this gentle soul and sincerely asking you to help her recover.     For more detailed information on her condition and to donate visit: https://life.indiegogo.com/fundraisers/raising-fund-for-mustika-s-recovery/x/10163200   She is not the only one fighting for her precious […]
12:57 pm March 23, 2015 | No Comment
HAVE YOU EVER BOUGHT SOMEONE A HOUSE?  Neither have I. But I’m betting we can make a difference.    Daniel Ziv, the producer and director of a successful documentary Jalanan (a gritty but loving portrait of Indonesia as seen through the lives of three street musicians in Jakarta) would like to help the three street musicians secure […]
1:10 pm March 20, 2015 | No Comment
The children on the island of Rinca, in East Nusa Tenggara, don’t flinch when a Komodo dragon decides to traipse through their village looking for lunch. But when a boat nears Rinca with boxes of children’s books, the kids come running down the rickety dock screaming. On Rinca, a 90-minute boat ride from Labuan Bajo, […]
1:15 am March 19, 2015 | No Comment
  Let’s face it: All things considered, it’s a rather exciting time to be an Indonesian. Thanks to growth in the economy, innovation and adaptation of new technology, the general public holds a solid voice in the nation’s decision-making policies and processes. The system is not perfect yet, as transparency and accountability still leave much […]
3:26 pm March 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
Most of you may not personally know her, but let us introduce you to one of the kindest souls out there, her name is Mustika “Misty” Hapsoro – a dear member of the Count Me In Family who has touched countless lives. From driving books for children’s education at Drive Books Not Cars, smacking Pies […]
1:54 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established in January 2008 to help protect Indonesian wildlife and to improve the welfare of Jakarta’s domestic animals. JAAN has ongoing need for for volunteers in the following areas: Fund-raising, soliciting and coordinating donations of cat and dog food, media contact, web tech support, organizing […]
5:50 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Clusters of families lay on the floor, stairwells, seats and any other empty spaces in the hospital. Security guards shoo them away, only to wander around for food and soon sneak back to the same place to catch a few hours of sleep. It’s a painful and repetitive sight, the poor struggling to treat their […]
4:20 pm February 23, 2015 | No Comment
RuangGuru, or “Teachers’ Room,” was born last July out of the personal experiences of its two founders, both in their early twenties: Iman Usman and Adaman Belva Devara.
8:16 pm February 11, 2015 | No Comment
Join Komunitas Taufan for a fun-filled day, in giving back to the community at Hand-in-Hand Charity Art Festival this Sunday, Feb. 15.
11:37 am February 2, 2015 | No Comment
In tribute to Children’s Cancer Day this February 15, Komunitas Taufan (established for moral and financial support for the undeprivilidged and sick children in Jakarta) is organizing a fundraising charity event: Hand in Hand – Charity Art Festival Sunday, 15 February 2014 – from 8 am to 2 pm at Taman Perdamaian, BSD Sector 1.3 […]
10:28 am January 30, 2015 | No Comment
“A Miracle Believer” A movement to bring smiles back to faces of to less fortunate and unwell. Three Little Angels, founded by Valencia Mieke Rhonda a.k.a Silly  (also founder of Bloof4Life and Rumah Harapan), believes that we play the role of an angel for these children. Our presence has been proven to make a tremendous […]
10:17 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
A free halfway house for the chronically ill children and underprivileged families is under construction in Tebet Timur, which is located close to 5 major hospitals in Jakarta. The house will accommodate around 36 beds, 9 rooms and 2 floors. Please help complete the construction and furnishing of Rumah Harapan by donating used household items […]
6:21 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Under Indonesian law, the minimum age of marriage for girls is a tender 16 years; for boys, the minimum is 19. Because of this age disparity and the dangerously low age requirement for teen girls, young women in Indonesia face health risks that range from complications in pregnancy to gender-based violence, both of which […]
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