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.


The governor of NTT guest at SHF

Cross trainning at Nihi Sumba Eco Resort 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.…

Spa Grand Opening at Maringi Sumba

We are proud of our students ! It has been an exciting month at the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, Maringi Sumba, 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.…

Christmas celebration at SHF

Christmas celebration at SHF December was both a nourishing and celebratory month for everyone at The Sumba Hospitality Foundation; it presented us with an abundance of treats! We kicked off the month with Christmas songs echoing throughout the campus; we all worked together to transform our school into a festive wonderland for our annual Christmas…

Wine Workshop at SHF

Cross training starts at Nihi for SHF students November was the start of a crucial time for our students as they began their cross-training at Nihi, a luxurious and intimate resort located in Wanukaka-Sumba Barat. This is an ongoing program which will give every student the opportunity to complete 2-weeks of intensive work experience in…



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