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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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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