Eka, Febri’s mom and her husband, Agus used to lived in Malang. Then they found there was no reason to live together anymore, so Eka went back to Surabaya. Practically, Febri has been living without a figure of a father since he was still 5 months old. When Febri was 6 months old, Eka found[…]
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Yoga has been a part of the center since its beginning, and the growth we have seen in him is very exciting. Yoga has a huge heart and is extremely caring, which is evident from the way that he loves his family and friends so well. He is an excellent student, and while Yoga may[…]
At first the staff at the center thought Wiwik was shy and quiet, but they soon learned that was not the case! Wiwik is full of laughter, always cheerful, and is the life of every party. Wiwik’s teachers say she is a great student and a joy to have in the classroom. At her high[…]
Stevany has recently been able to enroll in a vocational senior high school, majoring in accounting. She studied hard to pass her exams and we are celebrating her accomplishments! Stevany comes to the center for extra math lessons, and she loves to have fun with her friends at the Capoeira classes. Stevany is growing more[…]
Rizky is very ambitious and comes to the center almost every day to take extra classes to advance to the junior high level. We admire his determination to finish his elementary studies! Rizky is eager to join almost every activity at the center, like the cooking classes, movie nights and art classes. One time he[…]
The staff at the center have seen Rico grow into a bright and skilled young man. He has the drive to put his projects into reality, and he created an amazing hydroponics gardening project and a fish pond! He is extremely responsible and driven, and because of his hard work, Rico was recently accepted into[…]
Nanda lives in the cemetery with her grandmother, aunt, and her cousins. She is positive and motivated to go to school and study hard. This last year she took her tests and received the scores necessary to enroll in public junior high school, which was an amazing accomplishment! After school, Nanda enjoys coming to spend[…]
Latifa is two years old and not yet able to go to school, but she comes to the center every day. When Latifa first came to the center, she was extremely quiet and rarely ever talked, but her confidence has grown and now she even sings! Her personality is starting to shine through and we[…]
Lindu is Brayen’s older brother, both of whom are being raised by their aunt due to the recent passing of their mother. Lindu is also a music lover and plays the ukelele.
Jingga is entering the 4th grade, and she loves to dance. Since Jingga has been coming to the center, she has been continuously stepping out of her comfort zone and becoming more confident in herself. Coming to the center almost every day to study, Jingga’s hard work is starting to pay off and we have[…]
Kiki has big dreams to become a psychologist, and can often be found helping the younger kids, many of whom look to Kiki as a big sister. She is a natural leader. Kiki is very talented and driven in her school work, and she has won several competitions at her school. Last year, she auditioned[…]
Ikhsan is in the 10th grade and loves to play sports. Ikhsan is attending a vocational senior high school this year, majoring in vehicular engineering. His quiet, tender spirit is a strength that makes him a great student and friend. He is often found with a smile on his face and he is full of[…]
Fandi is going to elementary school this year. He is the younger brother of Dila, and is known for his delightful and spirited demeanor. He’s often full of funny comments when he comes to the center, making everybody around him laugh. Fandi is very excited to be going to elementary school this year. His mother[…]
Three-year-old Fira loves life with her mother and siblings. Fira is the youngest sibling in a family of three. Dedek, Fira, and Asiya live with their mother who is very involved at the center; it has become a safe and positive place for Fira’s family to play, learn and grow.
Elin is a little girl who loves to color. She is only four years old but has already started kindergarten, she is even beginning to pick up English and spelling. Elin is in the stages of her early childhood development and has a wonderfully active mind, and she loves expressing her creativity on paper.
Dimas is a seven-year-old boy who loves to play and adventure. He wants to be a police officer when he grows up. Dimas is attentive and motivated in his lessons, and we are willing to do whatever we can to help him continue his education. We believe he has a wonderful future ahead of him.
Dila is a 12-year-old girl who loves to dance. Dila lives with her parents and her younger brother, Fandi. Around the neighborhood and at the cemetery, Dila is considered to be very kind, and is caring and attentive to the needs of the younger children, especially in the dance classes that she loves to help[…]
Dedek is a four-year-old boy who has found fun in the center. Dedek and his two siblings live with their mother. The center has become a safe and positive place for Dedek and his family to play, learn and grow. We are blessed to be able to be a part of his story and are[…]
13-year-old Dian is friendly and kind. Dian lives with her father, mother, and her four siblings. Previously, Dian was a very shy girl who did not show much interest in school. However, after a few months of studying at her new school, she has become cheerful, interested in her studies, and is motivated! One of[…]
Bintang is a 12-year-old boy who loves volleyball. Bintang is impressively confident and independent. He’s very athletic and excels in three sports; futsal, volleyball, and karate. His amazing talent helped to lead his volleyball team to the semifinals at a recent tournament! He has an inquisitive nature and loves to ask questions and think critically.[…]
Six-year-old Brayen is independent and strong. Though he is only six years old, Brayen already shows his independent nature and strong-will, which we know will help him be resilient in the face of adversary. Brayen is still quite young, but when he comes to the shelter, our staff encourage him to develop healthy patterns for[…]
Andre lives with his parents and younger sister and attends a special school in East Java for children with a variety of learning differences. Although Andre has faced challenges in school, we are incredibly proud of his hard work and determination and we love seeing how Andre has been improving, especially in his math classes.[…]
Asiya was one of the first kids in our sponsorship program! The staff began offering her and some of her peers tutoring before we even had a space, conducting the lessons at Asiya’s home. At home, she is a wonderful helper, often assisting her mother with cleaning and babysitting her younger siblings. At the shelter,[…]
Aldo is a 12-year-old boy who wants to be a teacher. He loves spending his afternoons at the center playing soccer with his friends and our staff. He is extremely talented in both sports and music, and he was even selected to compete in the National Championship of Capoeira this past year! He also plays[…]