Cinta Baca Foundation


Smart Learning Program in Medan

Most of the time, participants of smart learning program at Cinta Baca are women. But a man showed up in a smart learning program at the Oma Zemi reading post in Medan, North Sumatra. His name is Roi and he came to replace his wife who was unable to come. During the program he practiced […] Read more

Nov, 15, 2017


Engge From Manokwari West Papua

Engge is a 6th grader from Manokwari, West Papua who loves to read. Every afternoon she will go around to cut some grasses for cow with her grandfather. And after that she will stop by Cinta Baca library to read and borrow some books before going home. Engge’s house is 10 kilometers away from the […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2017


Storytelling at Batubanawa Village

Cinta Baca Baubau, Southeast Sulawesi worked together with students of the Dayanu Ikhsanudin Islamic University to increase literacy among children in the Batubunawa village. Cinta Baca Baubau lent the students 50 books for them to bring to the village for one month. It took them 30 minutes by ferry and 2 hours by motorcycle to […] Read more

Oct, 04, 2017


Smart Health in Cinta Baca Bogor

The high cost of hospitals and medicine encourages Cinta Baca Bogor to share ways to prevent common sickness in society. During the second meeting of the Smart Health program, participants learned how to live a healthy life and how to clasify different types of diseases. Through classification, participants should be able to avoid certain types […] Read more

Sep, 20, 2017


Sumber Ilmu Reading Post

The presence of the Sumber Ilmu reading post in the Pisang Baru village in North Lampung has a positive impact on the community. All the children who spend their time in the library prefer reading over other activities. Parents also are able to gain lot of knowledge about farming and cooking from the books that […] Read more

Sep, 13, 2017


Prevent Worm Infestation Through Reading

Cinta Baca Lampung held Smart Reading program at Cinta Baca preschool, Negrikaton. The story was about worm infestation and how to prevent it. During the storytelling all children learned to keep their hands and bodies clean. After that, children practiced how to wash hands properly. Cinta Baca staff regularly holds storytelling programs in all of […] Read more

Sep, 06, 2017


Cinta Baca Aceh’s Birthday Celebration

On 12 August 2017 Cinta Baca Aceh celebrated their 9th birthday. To celebrate it,Cinta Baca Aceh had a game and storytelling time and also watched movie together on August 25th at the city library. During the celebration, one of Cinta Baca’s loyal visitors Rania Mufida gave a present for Cinta Baca. “ Cinta Baca has given […] Read more

Aug, 30, 2017


Rapha Reading Post in Medan

In 2016 Cinta Baca Medan went to elementary and pre-schools in the Sunggal sub-districk to do a research on school libraries. They found that, out of 41 schools, only 9 schools had libraries. During the survey, one of the schools, Rapha preschool, communicated that they felt the need of having a library in their school. […] Read more

Aug, 09, 2017


From Banjarmasin to Aceh

On the 17th of each month, everyone can send books to any library in Indonesia for free with POS Indonesia (Indonesia Post Office). A list of the libraries’ addresses is available in the POS Indonesia website (Bahasa Indonesia only). Ariani from Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan took the opportunity to send books to Cinta Baca Aceh on […] Read more

Jul, 19, 2017


Erna from Gunung Batu Reading Post

Erna opened Gunung Batu Reading Post in Sukabumi West Java in 2011 in her house. In 2013 she started to bring some of the books to Al-Mansyuriah preschool where she is now teaching. “My students are improving since I brought books to the school. They started to know numbers, alphabets and learning to read. They […] Read more

Jun, 29, 2017


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