WISE Happenings | January 2020

With the coronavirus situation reaching DORSCON Level Orange in Singapore on 7 February 2020, and the possibility that it is spreading undetected in Indonesia and Cambodia, we are closely monitoring the situation and are putting in place measures to ensure the health and safety of our team members and participants. Read more…

2019 review

It was a year when WISE initiated projects that we were really proud of because we felt they added real value to creating social and environmental change. What we achieved was in large part due to the 3 interns and 50 new volunteers we welcomed to the family. Thank you! Read more…

Long live volunteerism!

On 5 December, WISE is celebrating International Volunteer Day (IVD) along with like-minded people from all over the world! A lot has been done by the WISE team toward achieving our water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) goals. As designated by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), International Volunteer Day (IVD) Read more…

Faces of WISE | Jenny Wahyuni

Despite describing herself as fierce and formidable, Jenny Wahyuni confesses that she has an extreme fear of animals without jointed legs, such as earthworms, snails, octopuses and jellyfish. A 23 year-old pharmacy student in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Jenny Wahyuni volunteered for WISE seeking to learn and explore things beyond her area Read more…

WISE Happenings | October 2019

A roundup of what our team was up to in October! Indonesia 🇮🇩 Volunteer Harris and Core Team member Rosa traveled from Flores in East Nusa Tenggara to Semarang in Central Java to present their paper ‘Community Empowerment for Environmental Sustainability Based on Local Wisdom’ at the International Conference on Read more…