YSA is a friend to children. YSA seeks to provide children in West Java with opportunities for additional education and creative outlets. Through kids clubs, English clubs and our Story House YSA is befriending children in West Java.
YSA is a friend to disaster victims. YSA has responded to several natural disasters, from prennial flooding in South Bandung to the Tsunami’s in Aceh and Pangandaran. YSA prioritizes response in West Java but has responded to disasters around Indonesia.
YSA is a friend to small business. YSA provides employment to over 70 individuals in West Java through creative handicraft projects. YSA provides marketing, skills training and capital to bring these artisans a world market for their crafts. YSA has trained over 400 individuals.
YSA is a friend to the tourist industry in Pangandaran the lifeblood of this seaside resort town. By offering surf, kayak and life saving courses YSA provides tourist with many ways to engage the ocean and surrounding environment in fun and educational ways.
YSA is a friend to the environment. Through tree planting initiatives, providing clean water and community clean up days YSA to preserve, enjoy and restore the natural environment and beauty of West Java.
Sew Exquisite has provided over 200 people with skills, employment and a worldwide market for their beautifully cross-stitched handicrafts.
SPORA’s aim is developing water sports and providing the tourism industry with quality workers. As well as aiding the growth of tourist attractions in Indonesia through giving training in the basic knowledge and skills of Water Safety.
Sauyunan began in 1999 as a way to help women provide for themselves and their families financially. Currently over 25 men and women in two areas of West Java work with Sauyunan.