Completed Projects

Weekarau, West Sumba – Panti Asuhan/ Orphanage Library

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  • Library Manager: Mr. Alfonso
  • Library Premises: Provided by Panti Asuhan
  • Number of Readers: 20
  • Number of Books Sourced: 40
  • Type of Books: New ABC Books and Second Hand School Books
  • Cost: Self Funded and/or Donated Books
  • Date: June 2013

Our trial project. We learned that enthusiastic library manager is a necessary element for successful operation of the library. [/column][column columns=6] View green-books.org in a larger map [/column][column columns=6] Weekarau Panti Asuhan Library [/column][column columns=6] Weekarau Panti Asuhan Library [/column]

 

Patawang Village, East Sumba – Children’s Community Library

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  • Library Manager: Ibu Desi
  • Library Premises: Provided by Ibu Desi
  • Number of Readers: 30
  • Number of Books Sourced: 50
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books and Second Hand English Books
  • Cost: Self Funded and/or Donated Books
  • Date: July 2013

Ibu Desi is the principal of the local Junior High School. She kindly provides her own premises to the readers’ circle for the neighborhood kids. They already had a nice collection of books. [/column][column columns=6] View green-books.org in a larger map [/column][column columns=6]

Patawang - Kids

Patawang – Kids

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Patawang - Ibu Desi, the Pricipal of Local Junior High School and Her House

Patawang – Ibu Desi, the Pricipal of Local Junior High School and Her House

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Petiwung Village, Central Lombok – Children’s School Library

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  • Library Manager: Mr.Teacher Lamun
  • Library Premises: Provided by Elementary School
  • Estimated Number of Readers: 40
  • Number of Books Sourced: 50
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books and ABC’s
  • Cost: $300
  • Date: July 2014

This project was carried out in cooperation with the Czech non-profit Kintari and Elementary School SD MI Nurulhaq. There were only two class rooms available. Two more class rooms and library were build recently. There are foreign volunteers available to help the local teachers. [/column][column columns=6] View green-books.org in a larger map [/column][column columns=6]

1st and 2nd graders with principal Arya Dinata and Mr. teacher Lamun in front of the school

1st and 2nd graders with principal Arya Dinata and Mr. teacher Lamun in front of the school

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New school building under construction. One room will be dedicated to green-books library:)

New school building under construction. One room will be dedicated to green-books library:)

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Books received and enjoyed by readers in Petiwung Village, Central Lombok

Books received and enjoyed by readers in Petiwung Village, Central Lombok

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Often our books are enjoyed by adults alike

Often our books are enjoyed by adults alike

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Kererobo Village, South West Sumba – Children’s Community Library

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  • Library Manager: Mrs.Teacher Yati
  • Library Premises: Provided by Mrs. Yati
  • Estimated Number of Readers: 50
  • Number of Books to Sourced: 35

The financial target has been successfully reached and the books sourced nevertheless this project has been unfortunately canceled due to the family reasons of Mrs. Teacher Yati. The books have been transferred to the following project at Mauliru, East Sumba. [/column][column columns=6] View green-books.org in a larger map [/column] [column columns=6]

Kererobo Childrens Comunity Library - kids and building
Kererobo Childrens Comunity Library – Kids and the House of Mrs. Yati
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Kererobo, South West Sumba - Mrs. Yati and Her House/Library to Be
Kererobo, South West Sumba – Mrs. Yati and Her House/Library to Be
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Mauliru Village, East Sumba – Children’s Community Library

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  • Library Manager: Mr Aprianus Djangga Uma
  • Library Premises: Provided by Local Community
  • Estimated Number of Readers: 40
  • Number of Books Sourced: 35
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books and Encyclopedias
  • Cost: $350
  • Date: July 2014

Luckily soon after the Kererobo project has been canceled we found out through our East Sumbanese ambassador Ibu Rani that her colleague from Waingapu hospital Pak Aprianus was planing to set up a community library in his home village Mauliru. [/column][column columns=6]
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Books received and enjoyed by readers in Mauliru Village, East Sumba

Books received and enjoyed by readers in Mauliru Village, East Sumba

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Books received and enjoyed by readers in Mauliru Village, East Sumba. Pak Aprianus on the right.

Books received and enjoyed by readers in Mauliru Village, East Sumba. Pak Aprianus on the right.

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K-Land Beach, Badung, Bali -Environmental Awareness Event

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  • Project Manager: Petr Hindrich
  • Event Premises: Provided by Local Community
  • Number of Books Sourced: 35
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books
  • Other Organizational Expenses: $300
  • Cost: $500
  • Date: September 2014

We carried out this environmental awareness event in Kelan Beach – Jimbaran Bay, Badung, Bali in co-operation with the local community and other sister organizations. Afternoon full of games, beach clean-up and eco-related activities for children was followed by fundraising DJ performance, bonfire and djembe session for adults. We organized the event and provided books for the prize giving.  [/column][column columns=6] 
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Eventually all rubbish around the coast ends up as food of marine animals - that's what we tried to demonstrate through this activity.

Eventually all rubbish from around the coast ends up as food of marine animals – that’s what we demonstrated through this activity.

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Big thanks for helping us with the activities eco guru Fadlik Al Iman...

Big thanks for helping us with the activities Fadlik Al Iman…

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Big thanks to Fadlik Al Iman and other participants such as Soul Surf, Eco-bali recycling, GUS, Role (pictured)

… and other participants: Foundation Soul Surf Project, ecoBali, Yayasan GUS, R.O.L.E. Foundation (pictured).

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Sikeben Village, North Sumatra- Children’s Community Library

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  • Library Manager: Miss Novita Sari
  • Library Premises: Provided by Miss Novita Sari
  • Estimated Number of Readers: 55
  • Number of Books Sourced: 50
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books
  • Cost: $250
  • Date: November 2014

We carried out this project in cooperation with Indonesian non-profit ISCP. They strive for protection of nature and animals in Indonesia, education and socialization of local communities, and research. There are Czech volunteers all year round that will help to oversee the project and organize other activities linked to environmental awareness. [/column][column columns=6]


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Books received and enjoyed by readers in Sikeben Village, North Sumatra

Books received and enjoyed by readers in Sikeben Village, North Sumatra

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Kuta Village, Central Lombok – Children Community Library

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  • Library Manager: Mrs. Yuli Betts
  • Library Premises: Provided by Mrs. Yuli Betts
  • Estimated Number of Readers: 70
  • Number of Books to Source: 50
  • Type of Books: New Popular Science Books
  • Cost: $250
  • Date: January 2015

This project is carried out in cooperation with non-profit Lombok Kids Foundation. They already own some English books. Besides reading they also exercise environmental awareness activities such as beach cleaning.
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Mrs. Yuli with kids during beach ceaning

Mrs. Yuli with kids during beach ceaning

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