Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2013
Rumah Motivasi
This description of Tanjung Niasari's work was prepared when Tanjung Niasari was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Average school enrollment has increased across Indonesia’s diverse archipelago, yet two million Indonesian children still don’t have access to primary education. Mey Tanjung Niasari, a psychologist, is providing a means for nomadic and extremely disadvantaged children of island minorities to develop motivation and a desire to obtain schooling with support from their parents and community members.
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