Posted on 01-10-2020 | Oleh : UnionAID
UnionAID's young leaders programmes find and support emerging community leaders from Myanmar, East Indonesia and Mindanao to take action on local development challenges. Two of the Indonesian young leaders heard this week that their new initiatives will receive funding from the New Zealand Embassy in Jakarta.
Sulawesi-based 2018 Inspirasi alumna, Andi Arifayana, will be working with her NGO, LemINA on a school-based menstrual hygiene project. Teachers will be equipped to share accurate knowledge about menstruation and menstrual hygiene with girls, and also to educate boys. Menstrual hygiene kits will be installed and maintained for students.
Meanwhile, on Lombok, Lalu Irfan Hadimi who is one of the 2020 Inspirasi group whose travel to Aotearoa has been delayed by the pandemic, will be working with his NGO, Lembaga Generasi Bintang Sejahtera, to establish a centre for recycling, learning and development and launch an education programme to improve waste management knowledge and practice, and promote community economic benefits from waste-related social enterprise.