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Connect Indonesia distributed reading glasses to weavers in Bubua Tagamu, Solor Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Solor, Bubua Tagamu Village, 8th February 2020 We are delighted that we have managed to distribute some of our reading glasses to the weavers in Bubua Tagamu Village, in Solor Island, East Nusa Tenggara. Piter Ame Kwaren of Yayasan Bensa Ema, our devoted volunteer has […]
Leworok, Larantuka, Eastern Flores, 02 February, 2020 . We are delighted that we have managed to distribute some of our reading glasses to the weavers in Leworok, Larantuka, Eastern Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. Tony Labuan, our devoted volunteer who very kindly helped bridge us to […]
Connect Indonesia distributed reading glasses to weavers in Desa Bunga, Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara
Lembata, Desa Bunga, 02 February, 2020 We are delighted that we have managed to distribute some of our reading glasses to the weavers in Desa Bunga, in Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara. We are truly grateful fo Tony Lebuan, who very kindly helped bridge us […]
We believe in the power of belief, the power of love and commitment. Thank you, everyone, for all your support and for making this journey possible. We hope to continue contributing for many more years to come. 💞 FROM ALL OF US AT CONNECT INDONESIA 💞.
CERITA HATI KAMI, SUKA DAN DUKANYA (ditulis oleh Nelly Andon) Pertama kami dikenalkan dengan kelompok tenun Mata Tulu Deo oleh ibu Mery Mesakh, di tahun 2015, dimana ibu Mery (pelestari budaya tenun dan pengusaha di Kupang) membantu kami untuk menyebarkan kacamata kepada para penenun di […]
On 29th May 2019, Connect Indonesia, The Charity & Wastra Indonesia’s team, travelled to Kanatang, in East Sumba, Indonesia, to meet over 200 weavers working collaboratively with Galeri Tenun Ikat Kanatang, and shared with them 167 reading glasses, distributed to those who need them. We […]
Written by Nelly Andon It is truly hard not to fall-in-love with beautiful naturally dyed hand-drawn Batik with soft subtle colours and with gorgeous, both contemporary and traditional designs. I heard about Batik Tulis Kebon Indah from a friend who is also a textile enthusiast. […]
Mengobrol santai dengan Oktaviana Sitorus, seorang putri dari seorang ibu almarhum penenun dari desa Si Gaol, sebuah desa kecil di pinggiran Danau Toba. Okta dari kecil sudah diajari bertenun oleh ibu dan Neneknya, namun karena harus menuntut ilmu yang lebih mapan lagi, Oktaviana harus meninggalkan […]
We are so thrilled that our glasses finally reached batik artists from many different artisan’s groups in Tulung Agung, East Java. Tulung Agung is our first distribution of reading glasses to batiks artist since we started the project in 2012. We are truly proud of […]
Our Ulos weaving stories from Lake Toba – the region is still actively weaving using back-strap loom.
For many years we have been trying to meet with weavers in the Lake Toba region of North Sumatra and see their weaving activities closely. Rumor has it that backstrap loom weaving here is dying out as young generation no longer interested to continue this tradition. […]