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Computer Donation Helps Lombok National Exam

Now that we are entering into the disaster recovery period after the Lombok earthquake last year, Titian Foundation (Titian) is always ready to channel any assistance to help ease the burdens of the Lombok people, especially in maters relating to education. Ahead of preparations for the junior high school’s computer-based national exams (UNBK) which were …

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Sending-Off for the Part of the Journey

With much happiness and pride on Saturday, June 29th Titian Foundation released 72 students from Generation 9 of its Scholarship Programme. The celebration took place at the SMKN 1 ROTA vocational school in Bayat, between 9 am and 1 pm. The send-off is an annual event celebrating students’ achievements in graduating high school as beneficiaries …

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Bullying Among Elementary School Students

Do you know what bullying is? Have you seen a friend being bullied? Have you ever bullied a school mate? The answers from students to these questions is often “Yes” Living in the tourist district means more job opportunities which often results in both parents working. Though their level of income may be well above …

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Preliminary MoU Lombok Scholarship Gathering

The Lombok 2018 earthquake brought great sorrow to the people of Lombok. Losing one’s home and family is never an easy thing. But it also brought new hope especially to 26 junior high school students in the North Lombok Regency. A tinge of hope emanated from the faces of the Titian Scholarship beneficiaries that gathered …

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Together We Can Be Better

As has already been signaled earlier this year, Titian Foundation is planning to work in Lombok. Some work is already underway, such as taking applications for Titian’s high school scholarship programme in the village of Pemenang Barat, North Lombok as well as the subsequent selection process. However, after further assessment, Titian found one Sasak tribe …

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Literacy Movement Workshop for High School Students

Ever wonder why we are not so interested in reading a book? Sure, online reading material is far shorter and seems more interesting, but at times there is hardly any substance in it. Apparently, our intonation and even attention to the punctuation while we are reading a book can make reading more enjoyable. “Literacy Movement” …

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Kartini Celebrates a Milestone

One year has passed and with only three active women left – Mrs. Ratih, Mrs. Inung and Mrs. Rita – the shibori or tie-dye group, called Kartini, is still rock solid. They faced many production challenges in the past year, from discoloration, sewing skills that still need to be refined to the marketing of their …

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Knowledge and Culture Sharing between Qatar and Indonesia

After two months of preparation, between February 18 and 22, Titian once more assisted Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) and University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) in conducting a workshop at the Rahani Husada Vocational High School. The workshop took nursing as its theme and involved 20 students from the nursing program, two UCQ lecturers …

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A Bucketful of Motivation from Mr. Omair

Everyone’s number one question: What’s the key to success? The answer comes from values we consider to be from a bygone era: continuous learning, keep on trying and work hard. There is also one more ingredient to make our success ‘wholesome’, that is to give back. These values were often repeated by Mr. Omair Ansari, …

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My Time Volunteering at Titian

From the 27th of January till the 1st of February I was able to have the immense privilege to be able to stay at the Titian Foundation in Bayat and be able to meet and work with the most amazing, positive and friendly people. When arriving first at Titian I was greeted with a warm …

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Introduction Day at Lombok’s Hamlet of Teluk Kombal

It seems that Lily Kasoem – Titian’s CEO and Founder – can’t just sit around when a disaster strike. It’s like there’s an automatic button that catapults her to go and check what she and Titian can do to help ease the pain. When a massive earthquake shook Lombok in August 2018, Lily wasted no …

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ROTA Volunteers’ Second Trip to Bayat

Titian was happy to assist Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) in bringing in another batch of volunteers, the second group of the year. About 20 students and 4 Lecturers from The College of North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q) were assigned to do volunteer work at a vocational school in Bayat, Klaten. Around 150 students of SMKN 1 …

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