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Enjoy inspiring stories of beautiful Sumba, our activities, and our charming students as our blog takes you behind the scenes of Sumba, the foundation, and our social enterprises Maringi and Makan Dulu.

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What do First Aid and a Catwalk have in common?

At Sumba Hospitality Foundation, learning doesn’t stop at closing the books. We strongly believe in the value of self-development, creativity and experiment.   First Aid: CPR Training Being in the hospitality industry requires more than serving guests. Sometimes guests require more assistance, so to meet our guests continued needs, our students are trained in First…

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…

Stimulating responsible tourism and democracy in Sumba

Sumba Hospitality Foundation continues to collaborate with many local partners to ensure a sustainable approach to tourism in Sumba. Recently, we hosted a website launch event on campus.   sumbatourism.co.id The brand new website sumbatourism.co.id is designed by Drife and is sponsored by the William & Lily Foundation. The information on the website will grow…

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 concoctions including the new Sumba…

A special guest: the governor of NTT

All our guests are special, but some guests are even more so. Recently we were honored to receive the Governor of the East Nusa Tenggara, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) Province at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation. The students and staff were pleased to host these honored guests.   Not only are the Sumba Hospitality Foundation and…

Ending the year in style

Traditionally the end of the year is a moment of closure. This year, this isn’t any different. Students are able to show their progress during their exams, graduates are concluding their internships, and, of course, we’ll conclude with traditional dance performances for Christmas. Enjoy!   Exams first! Before Christmas Break, English students, Permaculture, and Core…

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