We Are Teachers But We Are Also Students

From inside the NBC Library, we heard the salawat tarhim (or praise to the prophet) flowing from the minarets. It is the sign for the Salat Asr or noon prayers. It also is a sign that we must rush to the community. It was a Friday which meant there was a schedule for pendar or tutoring in Rumbata.

That afternoon, in another NBC Library room, we were just sitting while sipping coffee and talking about unfinished taks.

Indonesian ‘grandmothers’ learn about solar energy in India

Class reunion: Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat (seventh right) and Wadah executive director Retnaning Tyas (fifth right) pose with Indonesian alumni of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program at the India-Indonesia ITEC Alumni Day in Jakarta on Sunday. The ITEC program has sponsored over a dozen Indonesian women from East Nusa Tenggara to study solar energy in India. (Courtesy of the Embassy of India in Indonesia)

Third Batch of "Solar Mamas" Departs for India

The third batch from the solar electricity training program departed for India this Friday (22 March 2019). The group consists of 4 women - Mama Susana Maima & Mama Mariance Manilang, both from Talwai Village; Mama Agustina Maufani from Tasi Village, Alor, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) and Mama Serli Sanam from Koa Village, Timor Tengah Selatan, NTT. All four of them were trusted by their respective communities to join the Solar Electrification Training Program in Barefoot College, Tilonia, Rajasthan, India. 

Wadah Sends Five (5) Grandmamas to an ITEC Program in India

Through the India Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) with the support coming from the Indian Embassy in Indonesia sponsored five (5) grandmamas from Wadah Foundation communities in Eastern Indonesia to take part in the Training of Illiterate/Semi-Literate Rural Women on Solar Electrification and Rain Water Harvesting in Tilonia, Rajasthan, India.

PKM Wadah Mutiara Abadi Builds Character through Pencak Silat

Indonesia is a multi-ethnic country and rich in arts and culture. One of the more famous ones is Pencak Silat, which is a form of self-defense handed down through generation which is reflective of cultural behavior of Indonesia which has been handed down from generation to generation. Pencak Silat is very popular like any other art of self-defense. It has also been included as a competitive sport in the international sporting events like the SEA Games and Asian Games.

Wadah Foundation joins Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at MIT

The Wadah Foundation has joined the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Lab, launched in May of last year, promotes excellence and transformation in global education across the lifespan of the learner, through collaboratives at the pK-12, higher education, and workplace learning levels. The Wadah Foundation, which has joined the pK-12 Collaborative, is among a diverse group of initial members, including leading universities, major NGOs, and top companies.

PKM Wadah Warabal Holds a 4-Day Financial Literacy Workshop

The National Education Ministry, in cooperation with PKM Wadah Warabal, held a national workshop on Financial Literacy  from July 3-6,  2018 at the Warabal Community Center in Parung,  Bogor. It is the second national event assigned by the Ministry to PKM Wadah Warabal. The first assignment was the founding of the program called Kampung Literacy or the Literacy Village at Pemagarsari Village, Bogor on September 2017 in order to boost reading interest of the villagers.

WADAH Convenes The Third Global Gathering | Jakarta, 22-23 March 2018

Wadah Foundation led by ibu Anie Hashim Djojohadikusumo has successfully held Wadah Global Gathering or WGG  on 22-23 March 2018. The event is a meeting of social workers, especially  the meeting of extraordinary women from around the world who share what they have done in their community to all the audiences of the meeting.

Community of Kampung Rinjani Constructs a 20-meter Village Footpath

Arising from an unfortunate incident due to a slippery footpath involving a resident of Kampung Rinjani, the people, especially the women from PKM Wadah Kampung Rinjani, initiated the immediate construction of a 20-meter cemented footpath along the way to the site of the Wadah-assisted PAUD Titian Harapan Rinjani.

Wadah Yogyakarta Collaborates with Perbanas DIY in Providing Social Services

Wadah Region II – Yogyakarta, in collaboration with the Yogyakarta division of the National Banks Association (Perbanas DIY), conducted social activities centered in the Dusun Putat, Tepus Wonosari, Yogyakarta on January 9, 2018.

Mastercard Empowers Cardholders to Give Back to Communities Through Priceless Causes

Mastercard today announced the launch of Priceless Causes in Indonesia. The launch is part of a regional initiative to allow cardholders to give back to those in need in an easy, safe, and engaging way.