Events

50 Years the Role of Social Entrepreneur

Director General of Social Protection and Insurance, Harry Hikmat, as the representative of the Minister of Social Affairs, Khofifah Indar Parawansa, delivered his speech in the event of Book Launching: “Palugada, Hajat Setengah Abad Bina Swadaya”. This is also as the peak of celebration “The 50th of Bina Swadaya Foundation” which had been establishing since 1967 ago. On the same occasion, it was conveyed that Bina Swadaya is one of social

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Becoming The Stimulus, Ministry Of Village Development Of Disadvantage Region And Transigration Unve

Minister for Village, Development Of Disadvantage Region and Transmigration (Mendes PDTT), Eko Putro Sandjojo asserted, the village fund initiated merely a stimulus to trigger the independence of the village. According to him, the biggest challenge to succeed the program is precisely on the readiness of Human Resources (HR). "Because the village head (Kadesnya) keeps changing, the village has been trained tomorrow," he said in Jakarta on Thursday

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Catholic Associations to promote social initiatives fostering economic development in Indonesia

At a time when Islamism poses a serious threat to the unity and pluralism of Indonesian society, Catholic associations show a strong sense of community initiative to address social issues, share experiences, and find solutions to the problems that affect the country. About two months after their last meeting, Indonesia’s most important Catholic organisations met on Saturday at the see of the Indonesian Bishops' Conference (KWI) in Central Jakarta.

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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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