Newsletter #18

Easter is celebrated with gusto in Sumba; the churches come alive with the sounds of joyful singing; it is a time for family and celebration fills the air. This year, our Restaurant and Bar students prepared a stall just outside of our campus as an offering to the Easter parade that passed by. We presented […]

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Newsletter #17

This month, we welcomed back one of our favourite Indonesian chefs, Petty Elliot. Petty is not only a renowned chef, but she is also an author and an ambassador for Indonesian cuisine all over the world. We are lucky enough to say that this isn’t the first time we have welcomed Petty to our campus, […]

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Newsletter #16

The 14th February was an extremely important day this year at SHF, not just because of Valentines Day, but also because of V-Day, the global movement for stopping violence against women and girls. We held a workshop for our staff and students in order to raise awareness of violence against women. Throughout the day we […]

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Newsletter #15

Firstly, we want to say “Happy New Year” to you all! January marks a time of reflection and celebration for all of the staff and students at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation. We are now facing the third semester and our final four months together as a team; we can’t quite believe how the time has […]

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Newsletter #14

December was both a nourishing and celebratory month for everyone at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation; it presented us with an abundance of treats! We kicked off the month with Christmas songs echoing throughout the campus; we all worked together to transform our school into a festive wonderland for our annual Christmas party. Our classrooms were […]

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Newsletter #13

November was the start of a crucial time for our students as they began their cross-training at Nihi, a luxurious and intimate resort located in Wanukaka-Sumba Barat. This is an ongoing program which will give every student the opportunity to complete 2-weeks of intensive work experience in their departments. Every fortnight, 4 students, one from […]

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Newsletter #12

We kicked off October with the sounds of wedding bells; two of our students tied the knot, right in the heart of our campus!  Yes, we know what you’re thinking- a student wedding?  It’s not as crazy as it sounds; it was all down to two very creative volunteers- Lilysan and Yeni, who visited our […]

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