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Kupang Early Learning Seminar
In May 2009, TFI members, working together with local officials and businessmen, conducted an Early Learning Seminar for over 300 teachers in Kupang in NTT province. Preschool teachers came from over 120 PAUD schools. Read more
NICI and TFI Team Event
Eighty-five employees of NICI (Nestle Indofood in Indonesia) along with volunteers from TFI visited Pulau Sembilangan to paint the new school building Madrasah Aliyah. Read more
Providing Educational Opportunities Along the Indonesian/Timor Leste Border
In 2007 TFI member, Angel received several phone calls from a friend concerned about the educational need for families along the Indonesian/Timor Leste border. This spurred her concern and with the help of local sponsors TFI members gathered a variety of educational supplies for the schools there. Read more
Jogja Early Learning Seminar
In March 2010 TFI volunteers conducted three days of seminars near Jogjakarta, Central Java for over 300 preschool (PAUD) teachers. Read more
Yogyakarta Earthquake Relief
In the early morning of May 27, a major earthquake shook the central Java city of Yogyakarta and the surrounding area, claiming more than 5,800 lives and leaving many thousands homeless. Read more
Relief Efforts at Mt. Merapi Volcano Disaster
Several teams of Family International members mobilized just days after the first eruption of the Merapi volcano in central Java to help victims and evacuees of the explosion. Read more
Trauma Healing for Earthquake Victims in Sumatra
One of the common side-effects of natural disasters such as the massive earthquake in West Sumatra is fear and trauma. Usually the most seriously affected are children, especially those who have lost members of their family, friends, or their homes. Read more
Timor Island Project
TFI member Angel, along with a dear Korean friend visited two orphanages outside Kupang bringing needed supplies of clothing, shoes, school books, bags and supplies, toys, and character building books for the children. Read more
Reaching Out in Flores in East Indonesia
For the past four years TFI volunteers have made regular visits to help the people in the villages of West Flores Island. Read more