#TravelioMore : Trik Hemat Menawar Hunian Liburan

Saatnya merencanakan liburan hemat akhir tahun dengan kode diskon 40 persen ini. Melupakan cara lama pesan hotel online, kini bisa menawar apartemen, villa, dan rumah.  Setelah lama meninggalkan Indonesia untuk belajar ke Inggris, saya perlu rehat sebentar untuk melihat kembali keindahan tanah air. Banyak hal yang saya rindukan dari tanah air; makanan, pemandangan alam, matahari tropis, […]

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The Jakarta Post: Tale of Yogyakarta Puppet Party

From the dark history of 1965 explored in Mwathirika to the Javanese version of the Oedipus mythology found in Watugunung, Papermoon Puppet Theatre has shown that puppets are more than just child’s play. – See more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/12/05/tale-yogyakarta-puppet-party.html My first encounter of Papermoon Puppet Theatre was Mwarthirika, I never thought that puppet theatre could shed […]

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#PSF DesTIKa Festival 2014 Part II: “Visiting” remote villages with the Internet

DesTIKa, or the Village Communication and Information Technology Festival, was held on September 26-27, 2014 at Tanjungsari Village, Sukahaji Sub-district, Majalengka, West Java.  It was opened by Budiman Sudjatmiko, house representative and member of Commission II.  On the second day of the festival there was a discussion about the Village Law No.6/2014. Budiman mentioned a […]

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#PSF DesTIKa Festival 2014 Part 1: Opening Internet Access for Villages

“We look like people from big cities,” said Pri Anton Subardi from Pangebatan Village in Banyumas.  There was a sense of pride among village workers attending the DesTIKa Festival that they’re just as progressive as the people in the city. DesTIKa, or the Village Communication and Information Technology Festival, was held on Sept. 26-27, 2014 […]

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#PSF Increasing The Role of Regional Government in Executing Community-Based Poverty Alleviation Programs (PKPM): Drafting An Action Plan

The Workshop on Increasing the Role of Regional Governments in Executing Community-based Poverty Alleviation Programs (PKPM) was attended by participants from seven regencies/cities in Central Java.  It was held in Semarang, Central Java, on August 26-27, 2014.  On the second day participants formed a forum group discussion (FGD) to talk about dividing the government’s roles, […]

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#PSF Increasing The Role of Regional Governments in Executing Community-based Poverty Alleviation Programs in Seven Areas in Central Java

Central Java leads the implementation of PKPM, a community-based poverty alleviation program created by law No.6/2014 about villages.  The workshop, which dealt with increasing the role of regional governments on executing PKPM, was held in Semarang, Central Java, on August 26-27, 2014.  It was meant as a follow-up to the national movement concerning community empowerment […]

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#PSF Workshop on The Model of Linkages in PNPM DAPM Part II: For Indonesia from Central Java

Dissemination and workshop on developing a linkage model for Community Empowerment Trust Fund (DAPM) PNPM Mandiri – Central Java Semarang, 13-14 August 2014 Empowering the community by developing a linkage The establishment of PNPM linkage was derived from the needs of two parties:  banks that need to expand their markets, and the Community Self-reliance Agency […]

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#PSF Workshop on The Model of Linkages in PNPM DAPM Part I: For Indonesia from Central Java

Dissemination and workshop on the model of linkages  in PNPM Mandiri Community Empowerment Trust Fund (DAPM) Semarang – Central Java, August 13-14th, 2014 Innovative ideas are being offered to solve problems related to limited access to financing.  Financial linkage in PNPM Mandiri has been initiated in partnership with the banking sectors, insurance companies, and other […]

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