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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…

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Teaching responsible tourism & democracy

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…

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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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Vegan cuisine for Sumba!

A vegan lifestyle can support a healthy lifestyle and protect animals, while simultaneously combating climate change. Plus, the food can be insanely delicious and becomes more widely available every year. We are happy to introduce vegan cuisine to our students as well.   But first… morning Yoga on the beach There’s nothing better than yoga…

Chef Petty Elliott

Chef Petty Elliott teaches the students

November was another busy month for the foundation! The Sumba Hotel School welcomed many guests, giving the opportunity for every student to practice and apply their skills. At one point all five guest houses were occupied, the busiest the students have been since the opening of the Hotel last month. One of the guests we…

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Cocktail training by Potato Head Bali

On October 16th, we welcomed Valerie Do and Hary Wahyudi to our campus. They were here representing Potato Head-Bali, delivering cocktail training to our Restaurant and Bar students. It was a fantastic week where our students got to experience a 3-day master class on the art of cocktail making. They learned how to make a…

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