Everyone knows something that you don’t.

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Everyone knows something that you don’t. Extended exchanges and interactions facilitate a gaining of knowledge, essentially, learning. As an organization that provides education to children and more specifically street children around Yogyakarta, Rumah Impian also functions as a place where local and international volunteers can learn alongside the children. For the past month or so, […]

Nina and Her Story

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At the beginning the activities in the first week, new children participate in the activities of the Dream House. He was named Nina, who now sits in 7th grade at one of Yogyakarta’s public colleges. He accidentally came to talk about his problem at school with his friend. I appreciate him enough so that he […]

A Little Dream from Prambanan

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“Kalau sapi sing ning lapangan kuwi yo gedhe, wernane putih, anakke yo gedhe.” The babbling of a little girl under a bridge. This child is so happy and excited to tell the various things he has encountered around him. Rara this beautiful and always cheerful girl walked on the age of five, the age where […]

Moving Toward My Dream

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I’m, Lina, have been with Yayasan Rumah Impian Indonesia since 2010. Before joining this foundation and going to school again, I worked as a merchant in Lempuyangan Market. My long working hours start from 4 am to 4 pm, but finally I gave up because my body is not strong. A friend offered me a […]

Princeton student and Oxnard High School graduate pays it forward in Indonesia

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OXNARD, Calif. – When Hector Betanzos won a full ride to Princeton University last fall, the university made him an offer to sponsor a community service gap-year in Indonesia. The Oxnard High School graduate is taking the opportunity to pay it forward in in Yogyakarta Indonesia. Since September he has been a volunteer at a local non governmental organization called Rumah […]

Dreamhouse In Youth Asean Actioner

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Written by Casmira G. De Araujo The day on Saturday, December 9, 2017 Young Leaders Initiative of Southeast Asia (YSEALI) cooperate with Gather Community ODD and Yogyakarta merit 50 participants from different communities and individuals to participate in the “Social Innovation Talk on JogjaSDGs Workshop” in Asean Youth Action Projecter (YAA), I represent Yayasan Rumah […]

A Story From The Street

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“At that time, my wife and I were sleeping, there was suddenly a stranger who beat us, I can only be grateful when he was at Hope Shelter” Rina and her family lived under the bridge and Rina’s parents went to her parents’ home to look for socks. The quote above is one of the […]

Story Of Ambon

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by Sammy Ladh Is it possible that a former street child, who did not complete high school, become a trainer for chef candidates who are college graduates? It is possible. Yes, I can! This phrase is popular in the world of sports, as a shout to boost the spirit of the competing athletes. In Dream […]

Zumba with Rotaract Club Yogyakarta Malioboro

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Zumba is a new sports variant that is much-loved among the womenfolk in Indonesia, especially in 2016. Behind the popularity of zumba, it turns out this one sport can provide a lot of benefits for our bodies. In addition to maanfaat for fitness like aerobic exercise, following the zumba class can release stress and make […]