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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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We Are All the Same

After more than one year since Titian started a new programme at Rembitan, finally on December 29, 2020 we officially held the CLC Titian Lombok Soft Opening event. The event was opened by a gambus performance presented by the Titian scholarship students. It was responded with great enthusiasm not only by Titian staff but also …

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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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Titian Bayat and South Tangerang Send-Off 2020: Pursue Dreams, Build Meaning

Three years ago, Generation 10 of Bayat Titianers carried out an activity that was quite foreign to them: the Scholarship Orientation Period (often called MOB or ‘Masa Orientasi Beasiswa’ in Indonesian). At the same time, Titian opened scholarship opportunities for South Tangerang youngsters. They didn’t really understand what Titian was and didn’t really understand why …

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IKATIFO: Stay Connected, Far From Home

Sunday, May 31 of 2020 was a happy moment for us, because it was our day of HBH (an abbreviation of ‘Halal Bi Halal’, a term commonly used by Indonesian people to describe a gathering after the end of Ramadan month). HBH brought together the entire Titian family and the IKATIFO (Titian Foundation Alumni Association) …

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