[ Program Description ]
Friendship From Indonesia is an international community service program that aims to convey Indonesia’s sense of concern to the international community by involving youth to improve the quality of life and peace.
[ Our Values ]
Set off and act from self-initiatives, without seeking for material feedback and for the sake of civilians, as a method and a statement for social change
Respect every individual according to the statement written in Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
International solidarity for a world with more justice and solidarity between humankind in every walk of life.
Respect for the Environment
Respect, maintain, and appreciate the environment as well as the ecosystem because we live in it and we depend on it for living.
Open and inclusive for all individuals who has one vision with our movement, without judging through their genders, skin tone, religion, nationality, social status or political views and any other possible reasons for discrimination.
Cooperating with local community and local actors to strengthening positive potential of the whole civilians and form the local community become a main actor of change.
[ Program Goals ]
The goal of this program is to create opportunities for youth to be immersed in intercultural environment and cultures through activities that facilitate the transmission of traditional knowledge, and values, while also nurturing the relationship between youth. We carry out Culture Camps using traditional cultural activities including multi-generational gatherings, and language and culture immersion. We do not only learn the language through language and cultural immersion, they also promote pride, peace and understanding the different values and cultures.
[ Activity ]
1. Orphanage Volunteering
Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain “to benefit another person, group or organization”.Volunteering is also renowned for skill development and is often intended to promote goodness or to improve humanquality of life. Volunteering may have positive benefits for the volunteer as well as for the person or community served It is also intended to make contacts for possible employment. Many volunteers are specifically trained in the areas they work, such as medicine education. or emergency rescue Others serve on an as-needed basis, such as in response to a natural disaster.
2. Truth & Dialogue
Dialogue aimed to build the group and elicit trust amongst participants as prerequisite to start exploring concepts related to conflict such as personal and social identities, conflict dynamics or violence. It culminated with one day spent sharing how conflicts affected the lives of participants as young individuals.
3. Cultural Diversity
A walking around in the capital city will never be as great as this third activity. We fight the shyness and fearness together in facing the local people and speaking english even local language to them. Applying a fun games of observation in the field of tourism, cultural and social diversity in a group, the participants will able to make some documentary movie and such a wonderful picture with the local people during the activity.
[ Site Details ]
Bahay Pag Asa
Bahay Pag-asa Dasmariñas is a transformation center for children in conflict with the law. Instead of detaining them in detention centers, these children will be cared for in a monastery-type center inside the 27-hectare campus of De La Salle University-Dasmariñas with the following objectives, administer a holistic formation program for children in conflict with the law; Provide competent and committed legal assistance; and Implement a post-release program.
De La Salle University Dasmarinas
De La Salle University-Dasmariñas is a member of De La Salle Philippines, a network of 17 Lasallian institutions established in 2006.
The university also sustains linkages with local universities De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School, University of Baguio, University of Batangas, Central Luzon State University, industries ( Philippine Airlines, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Intel, Jollibee-Fast Food Career Dev’t. Program) and government units Cultural Center of the Philippines, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Senate of the Philippines, National Fisheries Biological Center for collaborative training and research, technical consultancy, and faculty and student exchange.
Intramuros is a historic and oldest district center of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is also called the Walled City. This bastioned Intramuros was the seat of the government during the Spanish Colonial Period. The Latin word intramuros means “within the wall” and beyond the walls of Manila were referred to as extramuros meaning outside the wall. The walls, which were built in the 16th century, are still in place and contain some real gems for those that enjoy history.
Luneta or Rizal Park
The Luneta or Rizal Park is famous because it has been the spot where the country’s national hero Jose Rizal was executed in front of the Filipino crowd during the Spanish colonial era.
The history of the park began in the early 1800’s under the Spanish rule. The name “Luneta” was derived from the word “Luna” because the area was shaped like a moon. Before, the former name of the place was Bagumbayan (new town) and was later named Luneta.