On my birthday I wanted to give something back to the Papuans

Aliene Bruinink was born in 1967 in Kouh, in the inlands of Papua. This year she decided on her birthday that she wanted to give something back to the Papuans. Instead of birthday gifts, she asked her family and friends to donate to Hapin. With good result!

2021-08-26T15:50:29+02:0026 August 2021|News|

Sewing class for Asmat-mothers: meet mama Yosefa

Unfortunately, violence against women is a common problem in Papua. This has been the reason for mama Yosefa to leave the Asmaro neighborhood and live with her family further down the city. This story is part of a series that introduces you to six Asmat women who take a sewing class in Merauke.

2021-09-09T14:54:02+02:0015 July 2021|News|

Construction of classrooms for street children in Jayapura finally starts

Hapin supports the volunteer organization Gerakan Papua Mengajar (Movement for good education in Papua). This team of teachers takes care of street children and teaches them in a way that matches their own environment.

2021-01-12T11:47:07+02:0024 September 2020|News, Projects|

Introducing: Vera Wesseling, new Hapin employee

More than 8 years ago my grandmother – born and raised in Papua – took me for the first time to this special Indonesian island. Ever since this trip Papuans have had a special place in my heart. Not only because of their unique culture, but also because the position of the Papuans on the world stage and the lack of their voice in the media moves me.

2020-05-14T14:40:33+02:004 May 2020|News|
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