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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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Welcome, new students!

Although not the only thing going on at SHF this month, it was certainly the most monumental! On Sunday, 23 June 2019, SHF and many honored guests welcomed Cohort 4 – 60 new students from the four regions of Sumba. The recruiting process for our students is quite extensive and began in December 2018. With…

closing the gap

Thanks for Closing the Gap

  We would like to sincerely thank Close The Gap for supporting the foundation by providing laptops and printers to aid in the education of our students!   About Close The Gap Close the Gap is an international social enterprise that aims to bridge the digital divide by offering high-quality, pre-owned computers donated by European…

tourism

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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A special guest: the governor of NTT

All our guests are special, but some are even more so. Recently we were honored to receive as a guest: 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…

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Students end 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…

Easter

Easter with 60 new students

Easter is celebrated with gusto in Sumba; the churches come alive with the sounds of joyful singing; it is a time for family and celebration fills the air. This year, our Restaurant and Bar students prepared a stall just outside of our campus as an offering to the Easter parade that passed by. We presented…

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