The majority of Bali’s population is Hindu. In practice, they perform various ceremonies and rituals. One of them which they do daily – three times a day – is to make offerings called ‘canang sari‘. Read more
Do you know the meaning of ‘orangutan’? Orangutan is derived from two words in Malay and Indonesian language, ‘orang’ means person, and ‘utan’ means forest. Literally, orangutan means ‘people of the forest’. Therefore, these great apes are found in tropical forests, namely in two big islands of Indonesia: Sumatra and Kalimantan (also known as Borneo).
If people are living in a remote area where the health officers are not ready to treat you 24/7 or have to travel long distance for the patient in need, they need people from their own neighborhood to be trusted to take care of the sick people. Those people are called ‘kader’. Read more
“People with different abilities sometimes tend to see themselves as an outsider. They seclude
themselves and as a result, they cannot see their own potential,” said one of the health officers of
Disable Rehabilitation Center in Pundong, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Read more
In 2006, an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook Yogyakarta. It happened in the morning when many people were still at home. The results were devastating. More than 5,000 people lost their lives and more than 200,000 buildings were damaged or destroyed. Read more
Kulon Progo Regency is located on the west part of Yogyakarta, Java Island, Indonesia. Event hough this area has the lowest living standard compared to the other regions in Yogyakarta Province, Kulon Progo has the most valuable treasure to help its development: their youth activism. Read more