Category : Philanthropy

  • As with venture capital, philanthropists are increasingly embracing an all-or-nothing ethos designed to solve—rather than chip away at—huge social problems. Failures can lead to nine-figure...

    By : Muhammad Zainur Rahman Juliansyah Date:Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 20:32:37
  • Ahmad Zamroni / Forbes Indonesia Being an archipelago, infrastructure development in remote areas in Indonesia is among the most challenging tasks, and healthcare is no exception. With this in mind, Dr. Lie...

    By : Ardian Wibisono Date:Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 20:15:13
  • It is estimated that there are about 2.5 million gifted children in Indonesia—those with IQs at 130 or above (100 is average). “Gifted children are actually children with special needs. God is fair,...

    By : Lanny Surya Alfiani Date:Friday, September 09, 2016 - 00:26:07
  • Tyas was six years old when Valencia Mieke Randa, founder of Rumah Harapan (house of hope), found her in the Grogol slum of Jakarta. Tyas had been diagnosed with terminal bone cancer. “The doctors and her...

    By : Ulisari Eslita Date:Friday, August 12, 2016 - 07:18:14
  • Sumba has a paradox: it is one of Indonesia’s most beautiful islands yet it also is one of the most impoverished. Healthcare consists of five hospitals with 20 doctors—for a population of 650,000...

    By : Zhiang Song Date:Friday, August 12, 2016 - 07:16:25
  • At 3.75 million, blind and visually impaired people account for roughly 1.5% of Indonesia’s total population—three out of 200. In developing countries like Indonesia, the disabled face more...

    By : Ardian Wibisono Date:Friday, August 12, 2016 - 07:14:32
  • Helping typhoon victims, endowing museums, taking aim at slavery—all in a day’s work for these 48 business and civic...

    By : Forbes Indonesia team Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 08:10:50
  • Located in a remote area of northeastern Bali, Ban village was long known as one of the poorest villages in Bali, located about 2.5 hours away from Denpasar on the slopes of Mt. Agung. For decades, this village produced...

    By : Anton Muhajir Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 07:57:08
  • In the hills of Malebar, West Java, lie 9,000 sqm of farmland where youths from all over Indonesia tend the soil and learn skills crucial to their own development. Mainly from low income families, they tend to be...

    By : Titania Veda Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 07:54:46
  • In May, Bill Gates stuck his arm on the opening of a box full of mosquitos. “Within a few minutes by arm swelled up with dozen of bites. It was a small price to pay for an amazing project that has the...

    By : Gloria Haraito Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 07:52:41


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