Quarterly Report From Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q3:2013)

Quarterly Implementation Report from Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q3: 2013) Written by: Mrs. Dina Elgersma, Family Care Indonesia volunteer. As a volunteer with Family Care Indonesia, I was thrilled to receive the free license sponsorship from the Brillkids Foundation for the Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (ykakb.org). The sponsorship was received 27 July, 2013. The Bandung branch had been newly opened in April and was not yet fully equipped. Although there was a computer available for the children’s use, it proved to be short of the…

Quarterly Report From Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q1:2014)

{{unknown}}Quarterly Implementation Report from Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (First Quarter 2014) Written by: Mrs. Reny Nuraini, Head of “My School” tutoring program at Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (ykakb.org) I have been working with the “My School” program for child cancer patients for the last two years. The tutoring program was established by the Foundation for Child Patients Indonesia (ykaki.org). These are the basic premises of the program: Children who suffer from cancer have the right to receive education even though they are sick. Childhood cancer…

Introducing Family Care, Indonesia

Written by Mrs. Anna Bittner, Family Care Indonesia Volunteer My family and I are engaged in volunteer Christian work in Indonesia. We have been active for the past 9 years in charitable works such as coordinating [clear]nutritional programs for the urban poor and offering institutional support for orphanages and schools. I have been using the Brill Kids reading program with my son, aged 2 years and 9 months, for the past six months. It is an tremendous asset in helping me keep up with his…

YKAKI Cancer Kids Foundation, Indonesia

Written by Mrs. G.L. Elgersma, Family Care Indonesia I’ve taught elementary through high school grades for 18 years in Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe. I also taught English as a foreign language at the Royal Thai Military Academy in Thailand for 16 years. As a retired school teacher, I am doing volunteer English teaching in Indonesia for the past 3 ½ years in Jakarta and more recently, Bandung. As someone who’s concerned about the quality of education available for underprivileged children and teens, I believe…