Events

The Village Economic Growth Push The National Economic Growth

Minister for Village, Development Of Disadvantage Region and Transmigration (Mendes PDTT) Eko Putro Sandjojo on Monday (23/1) opened the event activities in the village of Serasehan IPMI International Business School in Jakarta. In his speech, Eko said that Indonesia's economic growth in 2015 by 5 per cent were able to suppress the growth figures are often decreased until reaching 4.8 percent from 6 percent in 2014. "One of the factors driving national

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Syalfitri, Managing Waste, Building a School

Building a school and managing waste. These two dreams brewed for a long time in the mind of Syalfitri, 50, a women's rights activist from Palembang in South Sumatra. It was only in 2013 that she could realize her dreams through a school and health clinic funded by waste management, among others. Kompas/RHAMA PURNA JATISosok Syalfitri Syalfitri established the Junjung Birru kindergarten beside her house on Jl. Demak No. 3, Tuan Kentang sub-district,

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Guest Lecture Bambang Ismawan at YONSEI University

Bambang Ismawan, chairman of the Indonesian organization BINA SWADAYA, visited GSIS on Tuesday, March 24th He introduced his organization and its associated magazine to a large group of students interested in the study of sustainable development. He also took the opportunity to give some advice and answer questions on students' next steps in life following graduate school. The lecture was a good opportunity for GSIS students to become familiarized

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It all began with SELA

On March 19 around 100 people congregated in Wisma Hijau, Depok, Indonesia to celebrate my 50 years of service with Bina Swadaya (self-reliance development). This is a charitable organisation based in Jakarta which runs 17 companies whose profits go to various social projects. It owes its foundation to a Jesuit priest, Fr John Dijkstra. I met this Dutch missionary in Yogyakarta in 1962 at the crossroads of my life. Although a student of economics,

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Guest Lecture by Bambang Ismawan at Yonsei University

Guest Lecture by Bambang Ismawan, the recipient of 2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize GSIS is inviting guest speaker Bambang Ismawan to have the lecture, "Social and Sustainable Development", on March 24th at 10:45 a.m. in NMH #112. Bambang Ismawan, the recipient of 2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize (Community Development and Philanthropy Prize), is the chairman of BINA SWADAYA, the social entrepreneurship developing self-supporting community empowerment organization

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2015 POSCO TJ Park Prize Awardees Selected

- Professor Bae-ho Park of the Department of Physics at Konkuk University has made globally recognized achievements in nanomaterials research. - Handong Global University has leapt forward as a prestigious private institution with its intensive education of the small number of selected students, overcoming the limitations of a local university. - Dr. Cynthia Maung and Bina Swadaya have been jointly awarded the Community Development and Philanthropy

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POSCO TJ Park Foundation To Honor Scholar

The POSCO TJ Park Foundation said Sunday that it has selected professor Park Bae-ho of Konkuk University’s Department of Physics for a coveted award. [caption id="attachment_3769" align="alignleft" width="138"] Professor Park Bae-ho of Konkuk University’s Department of Physics[/caption] Park will receive the 2015 POSCO TJ Park Award next month. In addition, the Educational Award will be given to Handong Global University, and the Service Award

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Let’s push Micro-enterprise!

BY: Wheny Hari MuljatiJakarta - Bambang Ismawan. The figure is not just identical with the TRUBUS agriculture magazine. His work since the last decades has proven to have an impact on the fate of millions of the grassroots people. Now, although he was already stepping on his 71 years, this humble man still works actively. He does continue to call all parties to be involved in micro enterprise development."Actually, the structure of the Indonesian

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Community Empowerment Through the Revolving Fund

By Bambang Ismawan Download: Buletin Bina Swadya, No. 59/Tahun XIV/Maret - April 09 The idea of community using the revolving fund when it began to show awareness that the poor are not the have not but  the have little. That they are economically active, the poor need more accessibility on the service provider (in this case financial institutions) rather than pity. And that community development efforts to be complete when have economic benefits

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Sang Pemula Award for Bambang Ismawan

Good news was received in early December 2008. Chairman of trustee board of Bina Swadaya Foundation was given Sang Pemula Award from NewsEum, a non profit organization which was inspired by public figure Tirto Adhi Soerjo, one of Indonesian press figure. Pramoedya Ananta Toer wrote Sang Pemula, a novel which tells about movement of RM. Tirto Adhi Soerjo, a press figure as founder of Medan Prijaji in  Surakarta (Solo), Central java. This is newspaper

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