Indonesia

Portland/Vancouver volunteers to Kupang, Indonesia

On March 25th, 21 volunteers from the Portland/Vancouver area and a father and daughter from Southern California embarked on a long journey to Kupang, Indonesia to construct a multi-purpose sports court at Lentera Middle School.  Kupang is one of the most easterly islands of Inodnesia, East Timor, roughly 1200 miles east of Jakarta.  The group […]

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Binong, Indonesia

2010 Our second court building project in Binong, Indonesia was completed this spring break with much collaboration.  First off, just outside of Jakarta, Karawaci Youth Sports League is a soccer/basketball league where kids from various socio-economic, ethnic and religious backgrounds come together to play sports with one another.  Leadership from SPH, a private Christian school, […]

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Building Bridges between cultures through sport in Binong, Indonesia

In August, 2007, we took a team of 11 volunteers from Southwest Washington and Oregon to Binong, Indonesia to build a basketball/volleyball/badminton court.  The community of Binong is a poor community made up of ethnic Indonesians who are predominately Muslim.  Neighboring this community is Lippo Karawaci, a wealthy community, made up of Chinese-Indonesians who are […]

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