Newsletter #31

2020-2021 school year promotion During October our SHF team visited high schools across Sumba to introduce and promote our school for the next year, school admissions with the process starting 15 December 2019. In this tour of visit, the team shared information regarding our school, including the period of admission process as well as the […]

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Newsletter #29

As usual, there was a flurry of activity this month, but nothing compares to the main event – the moment we have all been waiting for since the school year began last July. The buzz began back in February when students were measured for their graduation robes and the buzz kept getting louder through the […]

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Newsletter #28

The April Newsletter is here! Take a look at what happened in this exciting month and enjoy looking at the amazing moments we were able to capture. The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is a unique place.  Not only do we exemplify sustainable tourism, we also offer tuition-free hospitality school training to 60 under-privileged Sumbanese youth, all […]

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Newsletter #25

Happy New Year! We hope your new year is off to a fantastic start. We were so pleased to welcome our students back to campus on 7 January 2019; Maringi Eco Resort has many guests staying at our Christmas and New Years holidays. We also have a new year dive with our guests and students, which both parties were […]

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Newsletter #22

WE ARE ALL SAFE & SOUND IN SUMBA!  Earthquakes, tsunamis, and wildfires, oh my! We are safe in Sumba, although in recent months we have had to prepare for the possibility of earthquakes and tsunamis as neighboring islands have suffered dearly from these calamities. Also, the concern of the dry season here is the threat of wildfires […]

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Newsletter #27

Our students continued to have cross-training at Nihi Sumba eco resort throughout March.  Our Sixth Group included Maria (Spa), Tomi (Culinary), Okta (Front Office), Lius (R&B), Ari (R&B), and Marsel (Housekeeping) and began this vital training in the last week of February through the first week of March.  This was followed by the Seventh Group: […]

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Newsletter #26

Our fifth and sixth groups are in their cross training through our partnership with world-renowned eco-resort, NIHI SUMBA. Group 5 departed from campus on Saturday, 26 January and included: Samuel (Culinary), Mia (Housekeeping), Monik (Front Office), Yuyun (Culinary), and Istar (R&B). We welcomed their return and sent the sixth group on 23 February.  The sixth […]

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Newsletter #20

It has been an exciting month at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Maringi Eco-Resort, and School.  We are so pleased to see all our students learning, growing, and excelling.  These are not the same students we saw come through the gates for the Opening Day ceremony on 3 July. Bulan ini sangat menarik di Yayasan Sumba […]

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Newsletter #19

The theme for the Sumba Hospitality Foundation for June 2018 was “TRANSITION” . . . many wonderful transitions. Tema untuk Sumba Hospitality Foundation untuk Juni 2018 adalah “TRANSITION”. . . banyak transisi yang mengagumkan. Following their graduation at the end of May, one-hundred percent of our amazingly well-trained students made their way to the second […]

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