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Meraki: Young Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs can be seen as national leaders who bring change and innovation. Their role is very significant for our economic development. In fact, the role of entrepreneurs is really needed in various fields to make changes in this country. The low employment opportunities which caused by the impact of Covid-19 has led us to be …

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Get to Know Yourself Better

Participating in group consultation is one of the activities that Titian Foundation scholarship students, also known as Titianers or Titian students, must participate in. This consultation is held regularly every three months. Each facilitator has their respective ways of conducting consultation activities. The theme and material for the consultation are also different, this is determined …

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Why Do Non-Governmental Organizations Exist?

How often is non-governmental organization (NGO) topic being discussed during gatherings with colleagues, or at dinner time with family? It might be unlikely. Apart from the fact that it is not a common topic, the ‘NGO’ term might not actually well-recognized by our society in general. So, what are the importance and functions of NGOs …

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Inspired by Titian

In rural areas, learning groups and mini-library run by locals must be so meaningful for the community, especially for the kids that have obstacles to access books. The education that has been given by Titian makes some alumni move to continue spreading the goodness. In Gunungkidul, Kiky Nuranisya from the 8th Generation of Titian has …

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IKATIFO 2021 Campus Fair

Sunday, January 10, 2021 is one of the important moments for the Generation 11 of Titian Bayat students in planning their goals. On that day they gathered to attend the 2021 Campus Fair IKATIFO (Titian Foundation Alumni Association) event with “One Step Toward Brighter Future” as the theme. Just like the theme used for this …

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It’s Okay to Be Not Okay

The theme of the Sunday Gathering (SG) Titian Bayat Generation 11 on December 2020 is ‘It’s Okay to Be Not Okay’. It was chosen because some Titianers were experiencing boredom. Online activities felt so overwhelming and causing some Titianers to be emotional, overthink, and sometimes they feel like they’re a failure. They are currently experiencing …

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Literacy is the Answer

Being poor is no fun, but there is something much more unpleasant which is lack of knowledge. Moreover, poor knowledge could narrow the opportunities of many things. UNESCO on its website reveals that literacy can make humans more empowered, enabling them to participate in society and play a role in building a decent life. However, …

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Metamorphoself

Rise and shine! On this morning on October 18th, 2020, I am currently designing an eco-print veil. In this pandemic situation, I want to keep moving to save my future. The dream that I possess is the reason why I’m trying everything I can. Yes, even though at this moment, I haven’t felt that I’ve …

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Titian and Mental Health

Febriana Dwiyanti, better-known as ‘Mbak Ana’ by the Titianers (Titian scholarship recipients), is the main director for Titian Scholarship Programme. Aside from being a Programme Manager in Titian for approximately five years, Mbak Ana is still active involving in various activities related to psychology subject. Having a close relationship with Titianers, a friendly and warm …

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Coming of Age

To help teenagers, at least we have to understand their characteristics. In various literatures, adolescents are often described as the ones that have distinctive glow through their stares, as if all their curiosity shines from the look in their eyes. Then there’s a problem here: do all the adult figures around them have enough abilities …

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I’m Rich

We are the average of the five people we are with frequently. I always try to remember this quote from motivational speaker Jim Rohn. It makes sense. One of the people I often bother to talk to is my best friend, Mrs. Lily Kasoem. Mrs. Lily Kasoem is the founder of the well-known optical company …

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Titian’s COVID-19 Protocols: Keeping Everyone Safe

New foreign feelings, thoughts, and hurdles arise within us in the midst of the current pandemic. It is not just uncomfortable, it is also bizarre. The impact of the coronavirus has obviously affected many sectors. It has also affected how NGOs all around the world operate. Titian is no exception. However, as a committed educational …

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