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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. […]
Untuk pencinta tenun ikat kain Sumba Timur, nama bapak Kornelis Ndapakamg sudah tak asing lagi. Beliau yang begitu aktif dalam melestarikan tenun Sumba timur dengan menggunakan warna alam, sudah sangat dikelanal di Nusantara, baik oleh para pencinta Wastra Indonesia di manca negara. Team dari Connect […]
Sejak bulan Februari tahun 2018, Connect Indonesia berhasil menjangkau penenun kita di Sumba Timur dan dengan dijembatani para pencinta budaya Indonesia, kami berhasil mendistribusikan kacamata dibeberapa desa di Sumba Timur, termasuk para penenun kita di kecamatan Melolo, tepatnya di dua desa di kampung Pau dan […]
By Nelly Andon “You must be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi. This quote has become our strongest foundation to continue our work with Connect Indonesia, The Charity. Whilst realising the limited resources we have, we concentrate on the […]
A promise made is a promise kept!! Finally we distributed our glasses to the weavers in Sikka, Flores.
By Nelly Andon In August 2016, my husband and I spent 2 weeks touring Flores, starting from Labuan Bajo and ended up in Maumere. We love travelling, and we have been travelling in many parts of the world for over 30 years, but this trip […]
Fatuleu is located in the Village of Oelbiteno Kecamatan FatuleuTengah Kupang Regency (approx. 70km from Kupang city centre). The Fatuleu group is a fairly small weavers group which only formed recently. The group’s program called ‘Program Keluarga Harapan’, supported by the local Social Services (Dinas Kementerian Social). […]
The team of volunteers in Sulawesi have successfully distributed our glasses to weavers in Palu, Central Sulawesi. We are extremely excited that our glasses are now reaching more weavers around the archipelago, thanks to our devoted volunteers who have made this possible. A few lucky weavers from the weaver’s group Rumah Peduli/SKP-HAM were: […]
By Nelly Andon Something is so inspiring and spirit building when you find someone who is so energised, devoted and ambitious to walk with you to reach your dream. In the past few years, I feel truly blessed to have met amazing people who are […]
We are extremely grateful to the hard work of our devoted volunteer, Reverand Mrs Doli Febiyany Nuban Porwata, who has worked very hard to distribute our glasses to 71 weavers in Central Timor this November. Doli has been volunteering for Connect Indonesia for several years now, […]