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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Fundraising together in Indonesia

Fundraising together in Indonesia

In May 2017 and 2018, students, graduates and cooperation partners Mili Chana and Naomi Indah Sari came together to sell second-hand clothes at the annual bazaar at Hati Suci shelter, where some of our students grew up. Everyone had collected […]

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Graduates donating to Heliconia

Graduates donating to Heliconia

Since 2017, graduate Veronica donates a small amount to the foundation each month. A year later, graduate Sherly started donating too. Veronica graduated for Nutritional Science in 2016 and Sherly had her graduation ceremony for Psychology the year after. Both […]

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New cooperation partner in Indonesia: Naomi Indah Sari

New cooperation partner in Indonesia: Naomi Indah Sari

Naomi Indah Sari has officially become our second cooperation partner in Indonesia in February 2018. She has already been working for the Heliconia Scholarship Foundation as a volunteer since 2012 and assisted Mili Chana in her work. Now that our […]

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Mili and Carli reunited at Mili’s wedding in Jakarta

Mili and Carli reunited at Mili’s wedding in Jakarta

In November 2017, cooperation partner Mili Chana married her beloved Agus in Jakarta. Congratulations! Mili has been involved in the Heliconia Scholarship Foundation since its start in 2009. Co-founder and chairperson Carli Kooper travelled to Jakarta to be present at […]

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New students: Yemima and Drop Out II

New students: Yemima and Drop Out II

For the academic year 2017-2018, Yemima was selected for the Heliconia Scholarship and is now studying Pharmacy at Universitas Pancasila in Jakarta. Yemima is enjoying her studies and has fully immersed herself in student life. She was immediately elected ‘Deputy […]

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Susi graduated for D3 and continues in S1

Susi graduated for D3 and continues in S1

Susi just graduated for Public Accounting at D3 level (higher vocational education) and moved on to S1 level (university education). Congratulations Susi! She started studying at the Trisakti University in Jakarta in September 2014. To obtain her bachelor’s degree in […]

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Sherly and Veronica graduated!

Sherly and Veronica graduated!

Students Sherly and Veronica graduated in September 2016! We are very proud of them! Veronica graduated for Nutritional Science at the Public Health faculty of Universitas Indonesia. For her thesis, she researched the relationship between food consumption and health in […]

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New students: Sefta, Vana and Drop Out I

New students: Sefta, Vana and Drop Out I

Three new students have been selected for the Heliconia Scholarship in the academic year 2016-2017. Sefta was raised in Hati Suci shelter, where she graduated from high school with excellent grades. She is very motivated to go to university and […]

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