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.


Behind the scenes at NIHI and Bambu Indah

  Special guest: General Manager Bambu Indah Recently we had the General Manager of Bambu Indah, Mrs. Diane Lion Giustiniani, as a guest at our school. Bambu Indah is a boutique hotel located in Ubud, Bali. She came from Bali to meet our students and she told them how she and her team provide very…

A solar-powered birthday party

Our founder, Inge De Lathauwer, came for one week with 9 friends to visit and see how the students were progressing as well as celebrate her birthday with her extended Sumba Hospitality Foundation family. Her friends organized a jewelry workshop, tree planting, interviews, and photographed our students to make a yearbook. The Restaurant and Bar…

July 29, 2016: The Grand Opening

  The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is thankful for everyone who participated in our very successful Grand Opening.  During The Grand Opening, we were very lucky to host the Bupati of Sumba Barat Daya together with many international guests. The students had the chance to perform some traditional dances and their original songs in front of…

Big Success for our first fundraising event in Brussels

This month, 330 people attended the first-ever fundraising dinner held on behalf of The Sumba Hospitality Foundation in Brussels, Belgium. The Indonesian Ambassador and his team were amongst the guests, not forgetting friends and family and some of our previous volunteers. It was an incredible event, with guests experiencing delicious food from the famous Boxys…



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