Honouring Mr Koijmans, our greatest donor

Honouring Mr Koijmans, our greatest donor

The Heliconia Scholarship Foundation is here today, because of Mr Koijmans, our most special donor. He included our foundation in his will in 2013. He wanted his legacy to contribute to the development of higher education in Indonesia, the country […]

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Head of Student Affairs Naomi visits the Netherlands

Head of Student Affairs Naomi visits the Netherlands

Our Head of Student Affairs Naomi Indah Sari visited the board in the Netherlands! Because of Naomi’s firsttime pregnancy, she came over as soon as possible. In January 2022, Naomi arrived in a cold and rainy Holland, during a Covid-19 […]

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Head of Student Affairs Naomi got married!

Head of Student Affairs Naomi got married!

Naomi, our Head of Student Affairs, got happily married to her soulmate Markus, in Bandung on May 29th, 2021. Happy wedding dear Naomi! Naomi Indah Sari became our first fulltime employee in December 2019, after having been a volunteer since […]

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Encouraging each other: our most important value

Encouraging each other: our most important value

Over the years, we have learned that commitment to each other is the most important key to our success! Because running a foundation or completing a university education requires dedication and perseverance. We all feel most motivated to give our […]

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Graduates receiving Heliconia Graduation Certificates

Graduates receiving Heliconia Graduation Certificates

In 2020, the Heliconia Scholarship Foundation handed out official graduation certificates to all our Heliconia graduates. This year, we decided to make the Heliconia certificates so that graduates can add them to their resume. Obtaining a Heliconia Scholarship and participating […]

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New students: Reza, Labi, Rizky, Clara and Gracia

New students: Reza, Labi, Rizky, Clara and Gracia

For the academic year 2019-2020, we have selected five new students for the Heliconia Scholarship. Welcome Clara, Gracia, Reza, Labi and Rizky! Clara grew up in Hati Suci shelter and is now studying Psychology at the Tarumanagara University in Jakarta. […]

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Graduate Susanah celebrates her wedding

Graduate Susanah celebrates her wedding

On September 29th, 2019, our first graduate Susanah was married to her beloved Mike in Bandung. Happy wedding dear Susan! Susan received a Heliconia Scholarship from 2010 to 2014. She studied Accountancy at Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana in Salatiga, Central […]

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First Heliconia baby born: Ruby!

First Heliconia baby born: Ruby!

On 22 June 2019, our founder and cooperation partner Mili Chana gave birth to her first child: Ruby. Congratulations Mili! After getting married in 2017, she and her husband are very happy to welcome their beautiful daughter into the family. […]

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Expanding our Heliconia Community

Expanding our Heliconia Community

The Heliconia Scholarship Foundation wants to expand our Heliconia Community in the upcoming years. We have ‘dedicated community’ as one of our core values. Our community involves everyone who is part of the foundation: the board members in the Netherlands, […]

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