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President Jokowi staying at Maringi?

July 12th proved to be a very special day for Sumba. The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, arrived to attend both the Tenun Ikat Festival and the Sandalwood Festival in the region of Sumba Barat Daya. He spoke to a crowd of over 2000 people, all hoping to catch a glimpse of their inspirational leader. …

UNWTO

3rd place at the 14th UNWTO Awards

The foundation received some very exciting news this month! We were one of fourteen projects, among one hundred and twenty-eight applicants, from fifty-five countries that were selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. The Awards are held annually to highlight and promote the work of individuals around the world that…

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Guess who won this award?

A video story that was created about our foundation earlier this year, “What responsible tourism can look like in Sumba”, was one of only two video stories in Indonesia competing to be Our Better World’s Good Story of the Year 2017.  ‘Our Better World’ is a digital story-telling initiative that helps social enterprises promote themselves…

chef alex

What is Chef Alex doing at “The coalition of Indonesian Women”?

This month, our Chef Alex was invited to attend The ‘Koalisi Perempuan Indonesia’ (The Coalition of Indonesian Women) to deliver a workshop on Sustainable Agriculture, particularly focusing on food and nutrition. This event was part of Rural Woman’s Week, therefore targeting and educating women in our local region. Alex attended the workshop with four of…

Sustainable Solutions Conference in Bali

From the 16th -20th April, we traveled to Bali to partake in The Sustainable Solutions Conference, held at The Green School, an eco-conscious, progressive international school within the jungle in Ubud. The aim of the conference was to unite people with a shared passion for sustainability; through giving and experiencing workshops and presentations, people were…

The most Beautiful Fundraiser ever

  Earlier this month, a fundraiser was held in Jakarta in order to raise money for a beauty and grooming workshop for our students. Shortly after, a team consisting of Tania, Kristin, Teddy, and Ana arrived in Sumba equipped with an abundance of gifts, all of them centered around lessons in hygiene and self-grooming.  …

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