Aug 19, 2012
KeongMas is pleased to announce that it has started a new writing project with STKIP Surya in Banten, Indonesia.
In this project, KeongMas is working closely with Papua students who are studying science at the University and are inspired to become Physics teachers in Papua.
In Papua, it is often hard for children to receive adequate education. School fees, distance from villages to schools, and most importantly, lack of teachers, facilities, and educational materials, are ongoing issues. These Papua students shared with us that when they were in elementary school, there was only one teacher to teach them. They did not have a Math teacher. They learned how to speak and write Indonesian, but was never taught how to write. Similar problems continued as they went to middle and high school.
With these Papua students, we are working at building and growing their writing skills and publish their final work to...
|Assessing the Success of the First Congress of Indonesian Diaspora
This article is written by Ivan Yudhi and also can be found at Waraskita.net
“The main purpose of the Congress is to connect these various dots of Indonesian diaspora communities worldwide....
|KeongMas Band to Perform at Comcast Asian American Chronicle
KeongMas Band is set for 30 minutes interview and performance in Asian American Chronicle program of Comcast local TV in Chicago, IL on May 6, 2011. The program will feature...
|Waraskita Bulletin: April 2011
For April edition, we showcase two opinions about two sides of the Indonesian Government.
We are looking at the success of the Indonesian Government, through the Chicago General Consulate, to promote...
|Waraskita Bulletin: March 2011
Last month, Waraskita published several interesting opinions and reports:
How the values of Pancasila perceived in this modern time:
Life lesson from a hen
Illinois Cup 2011 event review, an...
|KeongMas Interviewed by VOA
KeongMas was interviewed by VOA (Voice of America) Indonesia at the Indonesian Night event in Urbana-Champaign on Feb 11, 2011. Although the below video only shows few second of our...
|New Articles on Illinois Cup 2011 on Waraskita.net
Waraskita team covered the event Illinois Cup and Indonesian Nite 2011 at Urbana-Champaign campus. Read the article here.
There is also a different take on the event from our friend titled...
|Videos from IndoNite are uploaded!
KeongMas Band performed in Indonesia Night at Urbana-Champaign campus on Feb 11, 2011. The personnels were Chris (guitar + vocal), Jeff (guitar + backing vocal), and Jonathan (percussion). Here are...
|KeongMas Supports Illinois Cup 2011
KeongMas participated in the recent Illinois Cup on Feb 11, 2011. Coordinated by Indonesian Student Association (PERMIAS) at Chicago and Urbana-Champaign, this event offered sport tournaments for futsal, basketball and...
|KeongMas to be Featured on Chicago Public Access TV
Keongmas was given an opportunity 2 weeks ago to be interviewed by Comcast Chicagoland public access TV-Asian American Chronicle. Jeff and I got the chance to share a little...
|Photo Galleries Now Up and Running for KeongMas Band
We manage to get some of the 2010s pictures of KeongMas band performance on several events in Chicago. Previously we never had a chance to add them up to the...
|Waraskita Bulletin - January 2011
First of all, the team of Waraskita would like to say Happy New Year 2011. May 2011 become a year full of inspiration and action for Indonesia.
We start off...
|All New Waraskita.net !
In the effort of making Waraskita cooler, we just updated our platform on the site. In that regard, we really need your helps as fellow KM-ers to be our...
|Welcoming 2011 with The New Web Design !
First of all, we would like to wish you the warmest and happiest new year wherever you are from all of us in KeongMas Association!!!
Here's our new year present to...
KeongMas presents these captivating Indonesian-made fabric figures which display the cultural riches of Indonesian traditional clothing styles identifying various geographical regions. All proceeds go to MITRA, a scholarship...
KeongMas launched Waraskita.net (Warung Aspirasi Kita), a collection of people’s blogs and opinions about anything related to Indonesia including: politics, economy, social, art, and culture. Inspire Indonesians through...
|Help For Indonesia - Mentawai and Merapi Relief
KEONG MAS FUNDRAISING EFFORT
“Help Indonesia - Mentawai & Merapi Victims”
In response to Mentawai and Merapi disasters that happened recently, KeongMas Association is partnering with World Harvest...
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KeongMas presents these captivating Indonesian-made fabric figures which display the cultural riches of Indonesian traditional clothing styles identifying various geographical regions. All proceeds go to MITRA, a scholarship porgram for disadvantaged yet bright college students. To order please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org