Cinta Baca Foundation


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


Nadia’s Free Time

Nadia is a regular visitor at the Muta’ Allimin reading post, located in an Islamic elementary school in Palembang, South Sumatra. Nadia loves to read books but her parents are unable to buy her any books of her own because they cannot afford it. Because of this, the fourth grader is always glad to spend […] Read more

Dec, 14, 2016


“Our School Library Is Now A Classroom”

Farel, Rezha and Garin are third grade students from Palembang, South Sumatra. Every morning they always go to Cinta Baca before school because their class doesn’t start until 1 PM. “We don’t have a library in our school because they turned our library a classroom.” Rezha and Farel said. They love coming to Cinta Baca, […] Read more

Nov, 02, 2016


‘Manokwari Membaca’

Manokwari Education Board launched ‘Manokwari Membaca’ last September to foster reading culture in the capital city of West Papua and to reduce the number of illiterates in the city. During the event, all education institutions including Cinta Baca were given a chance to present their programs. At the end of the event Manokwari regent donated […] Read more

Oct, 14, 2016


Rafa From Aceh Who Loves Reading

Rafa, a four grader in Nurul Qur’an elementary school in Aceh really loves reading. His mother said that they have to spend more than $8 a week to buy 2 books for Rafa. And it is quite a burden for the family expenses. The existence of Cinta Baca library in Aceh is very helpful for […] Read more

Sep, 28, 2016


Two Best Friends Who Love Reading

  Suci and Rina are regular visitors at Cinta Baca Medan, North Sumatra. Suci is a 4th grader and Rina is a 5th grader. They are fond of storytelling program and their most favorite storybook is Lexi dan Pohon Ajaib (Lexi and the Magic Tree). “I like this book since the first time I heard a […] Read more

Sep, 28, 2016


Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

PAUD Cerdas was celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day on August 17th with traditional races; such as eating crackers race and marbles race. There were also competitions for parents; storytelling competition and food decorating competition. HAPPY 71ST INDEPENDENCE DAY INDONESIA!  

Aug, 22, 2016


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