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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 clothes to sell in advance. After days of hard work, Rp. 1.744.500,00 (€ 115) was raised in 2017 and Rp. 2.505.500,00 (€ 151) in 2018, that was donated back to the Heliconia Scholarship Foundation. Fantastic!

We intent to organise more activities and events in which all the Heliconia students come together. Since our students were raised in shelters, they often have a different social background than most of their fellow students. That is precisely why it is important for them to exchange personal experiences with youngsters from a similar background. Through activities and meetings, the Heliconia Community can grow, enabling graduates and students to work together and support each other where necessary.

Picture above: students Sefta and Susi and graduate Veronica.

Carli

Carli is our chairperson and founder of the Heliconia Scholarship Foundation. She leads the meetings of the board in the Netherlands, ensures that the policy plan is carried out properly and oversees the whole. She is also the contact person for the cooperation partners Naomi and Mili and students in Indonesia. In addition, she created the website and writes news updates. Learn more about her by clicking on her profile in Our Team!