Workshop for Street Children Assistance Methods and Designing The Dreamhouse Mobile Library

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  On September 8-9 2020, the board members of the Dreamhouse Foundation held a Mobile Library Making workshop. This workshop was held together with the professionals from the Department of English Education and the Department of Product Design at Duta Wacana Christian University Yogyakarta. The training was held in two days. In this workshop, the […]

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 […]

Understanding

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All we see is not the real appearance. Even what we are seeing is the possibility of the outer skin with the wound on the inside starting to rot. She needs a touch on the wound, not on the skin. He needs to know that he needs help. That’s what I see from Amel. Nobody […]

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 […]

Hello Dream Troopers!!

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Yayasan Rumah Impian or The Dream House Foundation was started in Yogyakarta, in 2006. The Dream House has been focusing its work on the issue of street children and high-risk children. We treat street children as our own Family and we believe that they should have the same opportunities to be able to achieve that […]

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 […]

I CAN TOO

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by Lynne Stillings I came to Rumah Impian as a Fulbright researcher studying children’s musical expression and identity in Java. I learned that some of the students at the school I was researching at had been street children. I learned about Rumah Impian and the mission to get children off the street and into school. […]