Yayasan Usaha Mulia / Foundation for Noble Work

VISION: To improve the quality of life for Indonesia's poor. MISSION: To work with the communities in providing holistic and sustainable support in the areas of health, education and community development.
Help Promote Good Reading Habits in Kalimantan
 
For more than 4 years, YUM has worked to increase the quality of children's education in Bukit Batu, Central Kalimantan, home to 19,000 inhabitants, most of them living with less than $2 per day. YUM's Community Library is the only library in the area and more than 500 children enjoy not only reading the books available but also the various educational activities offered. With your help, we can continue to enrich their lives through reading, ultimately promoting their intellectual development. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Skills for Indonesian Unemployed Youth
 
A World Bank study found that close to 60 percent of Indonesian youth are unemployed; this is the case in Yayasan Usaha Mulia's project area of Cipanas, West Java. That is why a Vocational Training Center (VTC) was established in order for youths to learn skills that would increase their chances of gaining employment. So far, 75 percent of our alumni have found jobs. Help us keep the VTC going and help more than 300 disadvantaged youths per year find employment. project reportread updates from the field
Quality Education for Children in Indonesia
 
This project will provide a quality learning facility for more than 300 toddlers and school-age children. While the world becomes increasingly competitive, children in Cipanas risk getting left behind by not receiving the quality education they deserve. By providing books, materials and qualified teachers, YUM hopes its award-winning preschool and library, the only one in the area, will improve the learning habits of children, stimulating a sense of curiosity and intellectual development project reportread updates from the field
Paridi's Education: a role model for thousands
 
Paridi is the 4th of 6 children of a struggling family from Sragen, Central Java. Paridi had to struggle to pay his own school fees as well as helping the education of his younger brothers that made him to bury his dream of becoming an Accountant through University. Currently, Paridi works at YUM as a bookkeeper and he wants to improve his quality of life by enrolling at the Faculty of Economy. This project will help his university fees, books and study expenses for a period of 4 years. project reportread updates from the field
Kalimantan Haze Emergency Appeal
 
Because of continuous forest fires, the people of Central Kalimantan are suffering from the worst haze in history. The air pollution level has reached 3,000 - more than 10 times the hazardous level! The air has become a yellow color. People have difficulty breathing, suffer from constant headaches and more and more babies, children and pregnant mothers are experiencing acute respiratory infections. This project aims to distribute oxygen tanks, masks, eye drops, milk and vitamins to 7 villages. project reportread updates from the field
Inspire a love of reading for Indonesian children
 
Expanding YUM's library collection to enhance the reading habits of over 1000 poor children in Cipanas, West Java, enabling them to enrich their lives through reading, ultimately promoting their intellectual development. project reportread updates from the field
Help Erin Get a University Education in Bandung
 
Erin Nurfauziah is the fifth child of seven siblings coming from a poor background. Erin was placed in YUM's orphanage in 2005 when she was 11 years old in hopes that she would be given a better education than her parents could provide. Erin has not disappointed her parents; she has studied hard, helped YUM by being a VTC tutor and has now won a free enrollment in a top university in Bandung in the faculty of animal sciences. This project aims to help provide for her daily needs at university. project reportread updates from the field
Realize Andi's Dream to be an IT Expert
 
Andi is the second child of 6 siblings living in a poor neighborhood of Cipanas, West Java. Andi had to struggle to pay his own school fees in order to get an education and fulfill his family's needs. Currently, Andi works at YUM as a librarian, administrator and the computer class tutor. However, Andi's dream is to be an Information Technology Expert, which he could achieve by enrolling at university. This project will help his university fees, books and study expenses for a period of 4 years project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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