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Meet Orangutan in Indonesia’s Borneo

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).
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Nursing Placement in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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

Rehabilitation center in Yogyakarta

“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

Disaster Empowerment Program in Yogyakarta

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

Community Development in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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