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Pujaprema teaches boys and girls to lead by example

2022-04-28T14:29:55+02:00

At the end of 2021, Pujaprema started a program in which more than 90 teachers in pre-primary and primary education were trained to teach children that girls and boys are equal. Much needed in a society in which women are still often disadvantaged.

Essaybook: with fresh ideas to full classrooms

2021-08-26T15:33:19+02:00

The Albert Fiharsono Institute in Merauke put together a book full of anecdotes, stories and advice from teachers from all over Papua, based on their own experiences. This collection of essays brings forward fresh ideas to bring back the joy of learning to students.

Buper: the world as a chalkboard

2021-08-26T15:24:33+02:00

Last year Hapin supported the construction of two wooden classrooms for a group of street children in Buper (a kampong near Jayapura). Although the corona crisis delayed the construction, the rooms are now almost ready for use.

Literacy course for and by women

2021-08-26T15:08:35+02:00

To this day, men have an important position in the Papuan culture. Socially, economically and politically they have a lot of authority, which unfortunately sometimes leads to violence against and a disadvantaged position for women. Rode Wanimbo, head of the Women Department of the GIDI churches, saw from an early age how poorly women are sometimes treated. And how this can lead to a deep-rooted feeling of inferiority. That is why Rode is committed to programs that help to strengthen the self-confidence and self-esteem of Papuan women.

Exploring Samenage

2021-06-22T12:30:51+02:00

Last year, Tri Arisanti rang the bell at Hapin. Tri had recently returned to Jayapura, after working as a volunteer teacher for several years in Samenage (near Wamena).

BREAKING THE POVERTY CIRCLE OF THE ASMAT IN MERAUKE

2021-03-04T15:38:24+02:00

About 8,000 people from the Asmat-tribe live in Merauke (South Papua). They moved from small villages in the Asmat region to the city, looking for work and a better life. Unfortunately, they often end up in deprived areas of Merauke due to lack of land and education.

Mendidik ala Papua

2021-01-21T15:02:43+02:00

Year: 2020 🌳 or 🌴? Depending on where you were [...]

Underprivileged youth from the Star mountains set to work

2020-12-10T16:47:05+02:00

The province of Oksibil, high in the Star Mountains, is difficult to reach. Twenty years ago, hundreds of Papuans fled from this area to neighboring Papua New Guinea because of the violent actions of the Indonesian army.

Daycare and lessons in Papua

2020-05-20T16:29:56+02:00

Augustinus Kadepa, Alexander Giayai, Orgenes Ukago, Hendrikus Yeimo, Alfonsa Wayab, Cherly Hommers and Egrada Maurits have a heart for children.

Education Kokoda

2020-05-20T16:34:01+02:00

The Kokoda is a community located in the south of the city of Sorong. The influx of migrants and the rapid developments in society have left the Kokodas in tribulation.

School for Ibelak

2020-05-27T13:17:48+02:00

Elly Esema, alumni of Hapin / Grantgesture, has built a simple school building in Ibelak, a mountain village in the Baliem Valley.

Science Olympiade for Papua students

2020-05-27T13:23:43+02:00

Every year, hundreds of talented students and students all over the world compete for a place on the honorary podium of the Science Olympiad. These competitions are organized at both national and international level.

Doctor Mia

2020-05-11T11:21:40+02:00

Hapin considers it important to invest in people who serve the community in Papua and are close to the people. Such a person is Doctor Maria Rumateray.

Better education

2020-05-28T09:20:01+02:00

The quality of education in Indonesia and in particular in Papua is poor. The illiteracy rate is the highest in the country.

Bookkeeping training in Papua

2018-01-17T16:24:00+02:00

On 14th en 15th of October our fieldpartner pt. Hapin gave a bookkeeping training to four staffmembers of a kiosk in Papua.

Hopes for Children from Raja Ampat

2020-05-28T11:48:32+02:00

In February our team of fieldpartner, Pt. Hapin, visited the village of Yenbeser to assess a proposal from a group of teachers from Marthen Luther Pre-School in Raja Ampat.

Learning by playing

2020-05-28T11:51:47+02:00

More and more international companies are investing in Papua. Therefore knowledge of English is very important, more so in the future. The courses offered in the capital Jayapura are aimed at young adults. A child's brain however picks up a foreign languages much easier.

New school

2020-05-28T12:04:43+02:00

Hapin will help to maintain the HBS SMAGabungan in Jayapura. 80 percent of all students on that school are Papuans. Unfortunately, the state of the building and the quality of education has been neglected for quite some time.

Refugees in Papua New Guinea

2020-05-28T12:23:11+02:00

Since 2008 Papua Support Foundation finances an educational project in Kiunga in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The educational programme is organized in cooperation with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Daru Kiunga.

Muliama Elementary School

2020-05-28T12:44:25+02:00

Muliama Elemetary School in Asologaima (Baliem Valley) is a bit of an odd one out. It maintains the rule of “education is there for the students and not the other way round.

Gender and Economy

2020-05-28T12:49:00+02:00

In the villages Urumb, Waninggap and Matara a NGO called Yasanto gave a training on Gender and Economics. 120 people participated in the training.

Horticultural school Kimaam

2020-05-28T12:49:57+02:00

Twenty students grew up on the island Kimaam (Frederik Hendrik Island), but are studying in Merauke. Dutch veterans have finances their house. This project provides the students with their own income by cultivating vegetables and keeping chickens.

Curriculum in native language

2020-05-28T13:07:08+02:00

Willem Wetipo is a passionate headmaster. He loves the children of his school and wants them to have a chance on a good future. His form education is child-centered and consistent with their own culture and experiences

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