Majulah Community is a local community initiative project to promote resilient youth inspired to do more for community and environment. Project Leuser is a part of the Project Peduli which they have set up as an outreach program for youth. IUVA with its green project, Nature For Change, seems to be a good partnership in […]Read More Project Peduli By Majulah.IUVA and NFC support.
On the 19th of March 2016, 4 teachers from SOTA arrived at the village of Timbang Lawan, district of Bohorok, Sumatra. This assessment trip was to prepare and familiarise the teachers with the project of Nature for Change(NFC) and to get to know the community and crew. They were joined by 2 members of Singapore’s […]Read More Recce 2- North Sumatra
20 students and 2 teachers had a different kind community service program by joining Restoration staff to plant trees at Gunung Leuser National Park in North Sumatra. The group spent 8 days in challenging environment of rainforest to meet their mission to plant as many trees to rejuvenate a degraded land. They were trained to […]Read More Raffles Institution starts ‘Rejuvenating the Forest Project’ in Sumatra
Coral Secondary School trip – 1st – 6th June 2014 The program combined cultural and biodiversity projects in the idle island of Nusa Penida, off Bali. The students were introduced to the conservation program to increase the number of the critically endangered bird, The Bali Starling and they participated and provided artificial nests. The program […]Read More Coral Secondary School- Conservation of Bali Starling project and Cultural Immersion Program of Nusa Penida.
AETA: Believed to be the earliest inhabitants of the Philippines. Now they live scattered on the island of Luzon. IUVA is going Philippines. On the 19th of May, 3 teachers from SOTA will be going IUVA to recce Cabangan, a district in the Province of Zambales, North of Manila. Our main focus is to visit […]Read More Recce visit to Philippine’s AETA Village
The passing of Ramadhan and Syawal reminds the faithful of the coming of the month of Zulhijjah. The month of commemorating the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim a.s to sacrifice his beloved son,Prophet Ismail a.s as an act of obedience to Allah swt.Muslims who can afford are encouraged to sacrifice their […]Read More Sharing with the poor- Qurban 1433Hijrah
Among the lush greenery of farmlands and tea plantations, Cameron Highlands(CH)is actually a paradise in danger of extinction. Over the years, inefficient management of its natural resources and lack of awareness and appreciation of its rich biodiversity, has caused many of its unique species both flora and fauna are at its near expiration to exist. […]Read More The other face of Cameron Highlands.
Medan- After 13 days spending time in the forest of Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Students of SOTA finally reached Medan in their final leg of their journey to acquire knowledge of biodiversity and appreciating nature.With minimal necessities available and within reach, students were pushed to their limits in being versatile and flexible in adapting to […]Read More Students sowed the seeds of wisdom
Gunung Leuser National Park is a national park covering 7,927 km² in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces. The national park, named after Mount Leuser (3,381 m), protects a wide range of ecosystems. An orangutan sanctuary of Bukit Lawang is located inside the park. Together with Bukit Barisan Selatan […]Read More Gunung Leuser National Park