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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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V-DAY at our Campus

The 14th of February was an extremely important day this year at Sumba Hospitality Foundation, because of V-DAY, the global movement for stopping violence against women and girls. During V-DAY, We held a workshop for our staff and students in order to raise awareness of violence against women. Throughout the day we were joined by…

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3rd place at the 14th UNWTO Awards

The foundation received some very exciting news this month! We were one of fourteen projects, among one hundred and twenty-eight applicants, from fifty-five countries that were selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. The Awards are held annually to highlight and promote the work of individuals around the world that…

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Guess who won this award?

A video story that was created about our foundation earlier this year, “What responsible tourism can look like in Sumba”, was one of only two video stories in Indonesia competing to be Our Better World’s Good Story of the Year 2017.  ‘Our Better World’ is a digital story-telling initiative that helps social enterprises promote themselves…

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It’s Tropical Christmas Time

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 party. Our classrooms were…

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What is Chef Alex doing at “The coalition of Indonesian Women”?

This month, our Chef Alex was invited to attend The ‘Koalisi Perempuan Indonesia’ (The Coalition of Indonesian Women) to deliver a workshop on Sustainable Agriculture, particularly focusing on food and nutrition. This event was part of Rural Woman’s Week, therefore targeting and educating women in our local region. Alex attended the workshop with four of…

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