May 2014 Project Update

Atambua, Timor, NTT

Atambua, Timor, NTT Family Care Indonesia volunteers Esther and Angel, along with friends, visited 3 villages near Atambua to conduct Easter activities such as coloring Easter pictures and distributing snacks and a variety of gifts like T-shirts, school backpacks, coloring pencils and few other gift surprises.

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our friends who supported this event to make Easter meaningful and so much fun for the many children and parents we met at each village.

While in Atambua Angel also confirmed the 3rd construction project for the Primavera School, which has been an ongoing project for the past 5 years.

Special thanks to the sponsors supporting this building project.

Program with Yayasan Kasih Anak Kanker Indonesia (YKAKI)

Program with Yayasan Kasih Anak Kanker Indonesia (YKAKI) This month Dina a Family Care Indonesia volunteer, attended a three-day workshop on Therapeutic Play Intervention for Children with Cancer. The workshop was sponsored by Yayasan Kasih Anak Kanker Indonesia with guest speakers from the Children’s Cancer Foundation in Singapore.

The main teachers from the 7 YKAKI branches throughout Indonesia attended the workshop in Yogjakarta. Everyone learned more about therapeutic art and play activities for cancer patients as well as insight into some basic counseling techniques for children and parents.

A big thank you to Ibu Ira Soelistyo and the YKAKI Board of Directors for organizing this event.

Program with Yayasan Kasih Anak Kanker Indonesia (YKAKI) Program with Yayasan Kasih Anak Kanker Indonesia (YKAKI)







BSD, Tangerang

BSD, Tangerang Daniel and Terry visit Mekar Lestari Orphanage in BSD outside Jakarta to present the teachers with a copy of the STEPS Character Building Curriculum Set. They interacted with the staff and children and provided medicine donated by local sponsors.

Angel and Fivi along with Monica and Caresse also went to the orphanage Tunas Mahardika in BSD. They spent the morning with the children having activities, playing games and Fivi shared Inspirational stories with them.

Fivi also delivered a gift for the children's school fees and then they all had a lunch together which was sponsored by a local restaurant.

BSD, Tangerang BSD, Tangerang BSD, Tangerang







Pekanbaru, Sumatera

Pekanbaru, Sumatera Family Care Indonesia volunteers Pierre and Andre went for one week to Pekanbaru. They met with Mrs. Rona, a lady who has a vision to create PAUD Preschools across Riau and Sumatra.

Together they visited some of the (PAUD) Preschools on the outskirts of the city, distributed STEPS Character Building Curriculum Sets, and encouraged the teachers and children.