Cinta Baca Foundation


Cinta Baca City Library in Bogor is Temporarily Closed

During the next six months Cinta Baca Library in Bogor will do a renovation. A local contact lent his house to be used rent – free for Cinta Baca’s preschool’s activities, and the library will not be operated for six months. Renovating the old building will help Cinta Baca Bogor to give a better service for […] Read more

Jun, 27, 2017


Cinta Baca Volunteers from Medan

Since finishing her thesis exam, Leri is now volunteering at Cinta Baca Medan, North Sumatra. She spends her time helping the staff in Smart Reading program in the Ulumul Qur’an and Bangun Rejo reading posts, about a 45 – 60 minute motorcycle ride from the city library. There are also five students from the faculty […] Read more

Jun, 07, 2017


Read A Book For A Five Month Old Baby

Icha works at Cinta Baca City Library Medan, South Sumatra as a cleaning service. Every day she will bring her five months baby boy, Rasyid, to work. During break times, while Rasyid is asleep, she will read books and when Rasyid awakes she will read him a book.Although Rasyid is a baby, he will learn […] Read more

May, 31, 2017


Raimuna Village Needs a Reading Post

Raimuna village is 4 hours away by motorcycle from Baubau city in Southeast Sulawesi. Electricity is only lit up at night and during daytime children will help their parents in the fields or taking care of the livestock. There is no library in the village, so when Cinta Baca’s staff came to bring books all […] Read more

May, 10, 2017


The Inauguration of Miftahul Jannah Reading Post, Palembang

On April 29th, Cinta Baca Palembang, South Sumatra inaugurated Miftahul Jannah Reading Post located in PAUD (Early Childhood Education Program) Miftahul Jannah in Sukamenang village. The village head and the director of Cinta Baca attended the inauguration. During the event, Cinta Baca staff did a storytelling using a book called ‘The Proud Centipede’.

May, 08, 2017


Ali From Aceh who Loves Books

Ali is a four years old boy from Aceh who loves books. His mother participates in Smart Learning program in Monsinget Reading Post in Aceh. “Ali cannot read yet, but he loves book. There is never a day without asking me to read him books. He brings books everywhere he goes.” Ali’s mom said. Our […] Read more

Apr, 11, 2017


Storytelling at Adam Malik Hospital Medan

Being hospitalized for weeks or months are not easy especially for children. To help children with long-term illness, Cinta Baca Medan with Indonesian Childhood Cancer Foundation in Medan (YOAM) held a storytelling program at the Adam Malik Hospital on February 18th . Fifty children with cancer came to hear The Giving Tree, to commemorate International […] Read more

Mar, 22, 2017


Oma Zeni Reding Post in Medan

“I remember when I was little, that I had to save money only to buy books that I liked because we were not rich. ” Mahnidar recalled.  “That is why I open this reading post so that children can read for free. ” The 35 years old teacher shared. Mahnidar is a local operator at […] Read more

Feb, 22, 2017


First Blood Test at PAUD Cerdas

“Are you going to take all my blood? Will I run out of blood after this?” asked Ocid, a six years old boy. On January 19th, PAUD (Early Childhood Education Program) Cerdas Cinta Baca Bogor held blood test. A staff from community health center came to give short brief about blood and the importance of […] Read more

Feb, 08, 2017


Saving To Donate

“Uncle, can I donate a book for Cinta Baca?” asked a little girl named Wafia to Cinta Baca Manokwari’s staff one day. The staff said she could. And a few weeks later, she came and said, “I’m so sorry uncle, I can only donate one book, I bought it after saving my pocket money.” The […] Read more

Jan, 18, 2017


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