Cinta Baca Foundation


First Time Playing UNO Cards

Around eleven mothers at Kartisa reading post, Palembang, learned to play UNO cards for the first time. After a while they started to master the game and knew each other. It happened during the first meeting of Smart Learning program. “We are using UNO cards as our ice breaker to help them to relax and […] Read more

Sep, 26, 2018


New Reading Post in Aceh

On August 11th Cinta Baca Aceh opened a new reading post at Aisyiah Bustanul Athfal (ABA) kindergarten.The kindergarten won the fist prize at the National Parents Reading Book Movement last May. During the competition, the school was partnering with Cinta Baca and decided to continue the partnership by opening a reading post in their school. […] Read more

Sep, 20, 2018


“I Prefer Cinta Baca’s Books than My School Library’s”

“My school has a library but the books are not as good as here. That is why I prefer to read here.” Said one of the visitors who came to Cinta Baca Palembang. Most of the school libraries in Indonesia only have textbooks; meanwhile Cinta Baca libraries provide various books with themes that attract children […] Read more

Sep, 05, 2018


Watching Movie and Making Saving Box-Cinta Baca Aceh

Thirty children came to Cinta Baca Aceh to watch the movie The Legend of Indonesia together. After that they learned to make their own saving box, one of the traditions in Indonesia. One of the children, Raja, did not want to go home until his saving box was perfectly done. He said that he would […] Read more

Aug, 29, 2018


Smart Health Cinta Baca Lampung

One of the lessons in Smart Health program is to economically healthy. During Smart Health program, participants not only learn to make a family budget but are also encouraged to make money. At Cinta Baca Lampung, 23 mothers were trained to make traditional clothes and sell them to local shops. The money they make is […] Read more

Aug, 23, 2018


Learning To Read with My Father at Cinta Baca Manokwari

On August 9th Yopie and his family came to Cinta Baca Manokwari, Papua to register himself as a member of the library so he could teach his daughter, Seli, how to read. He patiently helped his second grade daughter to sound out each word from a book in the library. “It is not everyday that […] Read more

Aug, 15, 2018


Cinta Baca Manokwari’s Achievement

On July 8th – 14th, Cinta Baca Manokwari represented the West Papua province in the national library competition in Kalimantan. Even though Cinta Baca did not win first place, the opportunity to become a representative of the province was greatly appreciate by all of Cinta Baca’s libraries. Cinta Baca is open to work with various […] Read more

Jul, 26, 2018


Learn To stand In Line

“Standing in line is boring,” said a boy during a storytelling program at Cinta Baca in Bogor, West Java. To teach children about the importance of being patient and respecting others by standing in line, Cinta Baca Bogor read the story of Antre Andre (Andre who stands in line) for the storytelling program. After the storytelling […] Read more

Jul, 23, 2018


Adha and Raditya from Cinta Baca Bogor

This is Adha and Raditya, their father brought them to Cinta Baca Library, Bogor before leaving for work. He said that they could read and study in the library and he would pick them up after work. At the library Adha read books about animals and copied everything that he read so he could re-learn […] Read more

Jul, 06, 2018


Smart Learning Graduation Day- Kartisa Reading Post

“ My relationship with my son is getting closer after we spending time reading together every night.” Yessi said. “ My daughter’s creativity is improving, and she learns numbers and alphabets from books that we read together.” Elly said. Yessi and Elly are one of eight parents who graduated from Smart Learning program in Kartisa […] Read more

Jun, 28, 2018


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