Indonesia

Growing skills

StarKids is helping farmers like Agustinus better provide for their families In a village on the island of Flores, Indonesia, Elis is a junior high-school girl with a big dream. “I want to be a village midwife so I can help my community,” she says….

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Weaving a brighter future

Basket weaving is helping to support community livelihoods in Indonesia For the women of Balane village, Indonesia, innovation came to them in the form of dried coconut leaves – a resource found everywhere you looked, but that would usually go to waste.  With hands at…

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Fresh vegetables a favourite for this growing toddler

With the support of StarKids, families are growing vegetable gardens bursting with life. No one needs to convince two-year-old Andi to eat his vegetables. Thanks to Jetstar customers’ donations to StarKids, Andi’s mum Esi now has a thriving vegetable garden and the growing toddler gets…

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A Greener City for Kids

StarKids is helping to create a clean and green city in Surabaya, and encouraging kids to play their part.   The streets and alleyways of Surabaya aren’t always the cleanest or greenest places for local kids to play. Indonesia’s second largest city is heavily polluted…

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A generous stranger leaves a footprint in Indonesia

During the last 11 years, I have often been privileged to see firsthand what the compassion of strangers can achieve. As CEO of World Vision Australia, I regularly meet children and families around the world whose lives have been transformed by the kindness and generosity…

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