Stories from Indonesia

Ila - Strengthening young women’s voices through storytelling in Bulukumba, Indonesia

Ila started to discover her changemaking power when she began to question oppressive cultural norms that hinder girls’ access to education.
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Angela - Daring young people to dream and lead in Surabaya, Indonesia

Angela’s story highlights how a group of teens can create a cultural shift towards changemaking in Surabaya, Indonesia.
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RJ - Changing consumer behavior to reduce e-waste across Indonesia

Starting with a research question, RJ is dedicated to reducing electronic waste through normalizing recycling and, more importantly, sustainable consumption of electronics.
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Lita - Hosting creative spaces for young people to find their inner power in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Lita invites her peers to engage in personal exploration and intellectual bravery, while fostering an environment that supports curiosity for other’s ideas and cultures.
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Jessica - Addressing intolerance by promoting diversity and inclusion among classmates in Surabaya, Indonesia

When Jessica Gunawan was a young g irl in Surabaya, Indonesia , she remembers everyone in her school playing together . However , she noticed th e se interactions chang ing over the years a s external so cial prejudices enter the playground. Young people became increasingly separated by their...
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Rere - Creating a culture of self-expression and positivity in Magelang, Indonesia

Rere to open a “multiliteracy” center to encourage a culture of reading, writing, and changemaking through speaking up and expressing oneself.
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“What can I do for my village?” Riski strives for community prosperity in Malang, Indonesia

Thanks to the support and inspiration from his family, Riski is leading initiatives that address both environmental and economic challenges to improve his village.
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Ara Kusuma - Since 10 years old, changemaking for the love of cows

From the age of 10 in Central Java, Indonesia, Ara's story shows how an early start at changemaking set her on a changemaking pathway for life.
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