Improve community infrastructure, health, resiliency and economic opportunities in Indonesia’s most challenging urban and coastal areas.
About half of all Indonesians live on less than a dollar a day. Employment growth has been slower than population growth. Public services remain inadequate by middle-income standards, and health indicators are poor.
- Economic opportunity: Providing technical assistance, training and financial services to microfinance institutions throughout the country
- Health: Raising awareness and supporting mothers to practice and promote exclusive breastfeeding
- Children & Youth: Addressing childhood malnutrition through healthy, affordable food carts in Jakarta
- Water: Improving sanitation and hygiene in crowded urban areas with a mobile sludge removal service
- Disaster preparedness: Identifying and mapping areas at risk and helping those communities plan, train and practice how to respond when disasters occur
- Emergency response: Maintaining a response team ready to quickly deploy and provide immediate relief to survivors during the critical first months after a disaster strikes
All stories about Indonesia
Indonesia: New Hope for Tibang December 2, 2005
Indonesia: How Cakes and Crackers Saved a Village November 22, 2005
Indonesia: Hope for Weki and His Peers October 3, 2005
One sunny morning inside of an elementary school classroom in West Sumatra's Pariaman district, a few dozen eager-looking students accepted bright yellow cartons handed out to them by their teachers.
Indonesia: Farmers Celebrate Their First Post-Tsunami Rice Harvest September 26, 2005
Indonesia: Sailing Again September 22, 2005
It was a quiet early morning, the sky filled with bright stars. The full moon shined on the roads and was reflected in the river. The light breeze made the early morning atmosphere mystifying, truly an experience that I've never had.
Indonesia: Reviving an Acehnese Beach Resort August 26, 2005
Indonesia: A Love Affair with Soccer August 26, 2005
Soccer is big in Indonesia.
Indonesia: Conquering Malnutrition Together August 15, 2005
Indonesia: Restoring the Acehnese Spirit June 24, 2005
Indonesia: The Yellow Emergency Coconut Bridge May 5, 2005
A host of varied and unusual things awaited us in the village of Suak Ribee, West Aceh, Indonesia. Among them were the sunset of a sunny day, traditional drums and singing, banners, villagers and a yellow coconut emergency bridge.