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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).

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.

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.

Hapin support clinic in Alobaga

2020-05-27T13:29:19+02:00

The kampong Alobaga is located in the district of Koyage, in the central mountainous region of Papua. Koyage consists of 20 villages, located in an inhospitable and difficult to access region.

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.

Hapin supports bee farmers

2018-01-17T16:30:06+02:00

Hapin supports DANI WAH, a group of bee farmers/entrepreneurs from Hitigima, Wamena.

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.

Farming rice

2018-01-17T13:41:20+02:00

With the new peelers growing rice in Papua becomes more easy. The farmers can now hul the rice with a machine. That saves a lot of time and money. Transportation and outsourcing the peeling process pressed their profits. Hapin provided a grant for the purchase of the peeler.

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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