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Sustainability kept by students

Small sustainability projects that matter

  Creating partnerships for sustainability The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is all about sustainability and community service. In that spirit, our students recently joined forces with other groups and businesses near Kawona Beach. SHF students collaborated with Bakti Luhur Vocational School, the Sumba Tour Guide Association, and Sinar Tambolaka Hotel to restore this local attraction to…

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Permaculture and Promotion

  During October, our Sumba Hospitality Foundation team visited high schools across Sumba to introduce and promote our school for next year’s admissions. During these visits, the team shared information about our school, including the admission process and the rationale behind the school foundation – that is to educate young, underprivileged Sumbanese in the knowledge…

Graduation in SHF!

Graduation of the 2019 Class!

Graduation! 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…

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A workshop by Petty Elliot

This month, we welcomed back one of our favorite 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. She hosted a workshop for the students. The purpose of her visit was to deliver a culinary workshop for…

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Daytrip to Weekuri Lagoon

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 on adjacent properties. Agriculture techniques, and their other rubbish; farmers in the…

cocktails and cheese

Cocktails, cheese, and coffee

Cocktails or mocktails? We are so proud of our R & B students and their amazing instructors, Claartje Bakker, from the Netherlands. Using hand-picked ingredients from our own garden, the students carefully crafted a delicious array of unique syrups from herbs, berries, and fruits which were used to create amazing cocktails including the new Sumba…

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