YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) is one of YAKKUM (Christian Foundation for Public Health) units which was established in 2001. Its core mandate is the delivery of inclusive emergency response where community participation in need assessment and relief distribution are encouraged. YEU works to articulate initiatives to build community resilience through community-led disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. By the year 2017, YEU has been assisting more than 250 villages and partnering with more than 350 community-based organizations across Indonesia.Read More
Village Owned Enterprises (BUMDes) are village business institutions managed by the community and village government to strengthen the village-based economy on the needs and potent... Read More
The earthquake which hit Cianjur District in West Java on 21 November 2022 with a magnitude of 5.6 SR caused damages to 67.504 houses, more than 1.000 public facilities, and even c... Read More
Mombine Berkarya group is one of five Women Plastic Entrepreneur Groups (WPEG) in Talise, Palu City, Central Sulawesi. This program (Womenpreneurs4Plastic) is implemented by YEU wi... Read More
Nosarara is one of five Women Plastic Entrepreneur Groups (WPEGs) assisted by YEU in Ngatabaru Village, Sigi District, Central Sulawesi Province. The Nosarara group was formed on 2... Read More
The theme raised for the celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December 2022 is Meaningful Participation Towards Sustainable Inclusive Development. This was a very encouraging theme as the practice of meaningful participation in daily life remains a challenge. Since Indonesia ratified the Conv...
“Mbok Seneng,” is how people in the village greet her. Her name is Seneng, which bears the meaning of “joyful” in English.1 When Mbok Seneng started farming, she planted millet, adlay (Chinese pearl barley), and sesame. She also cultivated rice and cassava, but she would harvest these crops for her family’s con...