BAMAS is an organization that started in 2018 in the Kelila / Kira district. This organization deals with health issues, education and economic growth / prosperity of the Papuans living in this district. The initiative to work together on these 3 points of attention originated with the population of the district itself. They have the […]
Now that the Kuyawage district is equipped with tablets and solar panels and these schools are supervised twice a year by the SIL education team (Suluh Insan Lestari), opportunities have emerged to support a new area. Following the July / August 2019 visit of RSP last summer, the RSP board agreed to support the Kelila […]
Last week at the Digital Book World Conferencein Nashville, Tennessee, SIL LEAD Executive Director Dr. Paul Frank spoke about what digital publishing has to offer languages without literature. A Life WITH or without Books: Digital Publishing is the Answer for Languages without Literature Frank began his talk by asking us to imagine what our lives […]
This year students of Radboud University have developed 2 apps (Kataku 1 and Kataku 2) for the children of West Papua so that they can learn Indonesian. Both apps belong to the already developed app in 2018 namely Kataku 2. With all these apps the children can, after the lesson, get to know the Indonesian […]
May 25 2019 At the end of may Tara Huberty and Jeremiah Fakdawer made a short visit to Kuyawage, village of Mume. They have trained teachers and practiced with students with the new Kataku apps. Due to unexpected circumstances, the trip was aborted earlier, so they were unable to visit the other villages. There is […]
Guitar recital by Pascal Reyntjes on 3 May was a wonderful concert! The donations from the concert go to the RSP Foundation, we thank Pascal for his contribution and the beautiful evening. Pascal Reyntjes was born in Ulft on July 24, 1970. He comes from a musical family and started to develop an interest in […]
This year students work hard to develop 2 new apps (students of the “Education Institute for Informatics & Information Science, Radboud University” in Nijmegen). The Kataku 2 app, which was developed last year, is positively appreciated by the students from Kuyawage. It was requested to expand with an app for the following years as well […]
This year, a collection campaign was started by the pupils of class V3C and V3B at Christmas time. The fundraising campaign was supervised by the Mensa teachers (Human & Society course). Full of enthusiasm, the students in groups of 4 or 5 students, baked cookies, made popcorn, signed Christmas cards, picked up empty bottles, etc. […]
The cooking workshop was a success! Financial support for the foundation! Workshop especially for the rugby ladies club Nijmegen.
During the last visit in October / November of Tara Huberty (SIL), the teachers and pupils of 6 schools in Kuyawage participated in a research in tablet and solar panel use. “Are the tablets improving education in Kuyawage? Is there an impact? If so, what kind?” Also see: Activities: research oct / nov 2018.