Let’s move! Fight Covid-19

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Responding to the widespread of the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia, particularly in the DI Yogyakarta region, Dreamhouse Foundation is conducting an emergency fundraiser in form of money which will be used to meet the needs of a certain number of families from the assisted communities who are distributed in 12 points of the village through […]

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 […]

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 Dream for Solidarity

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by Sammy Ladh “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one..” This old song by John Lennon echoed in my head when I began writing this story. Dreaming is a pleasant thing to do. A life without a dream is an empty and meaningless life. Carl Sandburg said, “nothing happens unless […]