Batch 4 (Nov 11 2020): Fund for Indonesia’s National Teacher’s Day Celebration

Since the 2018 devastating earthquake that flatten Sokong 1 Public Elementary School (SDN 1 Sokong), the students had not been experienced any kind of celebration at school. For that reason, we funded $85 for the school to celebrate Indonesia’s National Teacher’s Day. The fund was used to host game contests with prizes and teachers’ luncheon.Continue reading “Batch 4 (Nov 11 2020): Fund for Indonesia’s National Teacher’s Day Celebration”

Batch 3 (Nov 5 2020): Fund for Mini Garden

On November 5, 2020, iFundEducation62 transferred $540 to Sokong Public Elementary (SDN 1 Sokong) to fund the completion of the mini garden that will be used to support learning for all students. Below is the video showing the mini garden that has been completed by the December 2020. Below are some photos before and process.

How Sokong 1 Public Elementary School Teaches Students at School During a Pandemic?

They use the rotation method. Students come to school every other day to keep the social distancing in the class. Classes are held for three hours long, with 15 minutes break in between classes. Playing and gathering outside classrooms are also not allowed during break time.

How iFundEducation62 Become a Partner with Sokong 1 Elementary School?

On August 5, 2018, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake severely shook the island of Lombok. That is equivalent to the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake that collapses the double-decker Bay Bridge. It is a bridge that connects San Francisco with East Bay. When Lombok was trying to recover from the earthquake, our friends from @lautbiruproject introduced usContinue reading “How iFundEducation62 Become a Partner with Sokong 1 Elementary School?”

Why Am I a Firm Believer in Education?

by Jenny Permanasari My parents said that I insisted on being enrolled at school before I was school-age ready when my older sister started going to kindergarten. During elementary until middle school, my report cards show that I was simply an average student in the class. I was never in the top ten students outContinue reading “Why Am I a Firm Believer in Education?”

Government Fund Per Student

by Jenny Permanasari With the current pandemic, economic inequality becomes more apparent in every corner of the world. Are we wondering why this issue is still happening? Or why is it still happening in such a developed country like the United States? In the United States, generally speaking, economic inequality has actually got worse comparingContinue reading “Government Fund Per Student”

Why Education is the Key

by Ilma Davina …for Women to Gain Independence and Happiness Women’s empowerment is the process of women changing society’s standards to improve their quality of life, build stronger economies, and promote gender equality. I grew up in Indonesia and found that uneducated parents raise the majority of the women who grow up to live in poverty.Continue reading “Why Education is the Key”