Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Sunday, November 2, 2008
The Ship for South-East Asian Youth Programme is a very special youth exchange program sponsored by the Cabinet Office of Japan. Starting from 1974 this program invites the youth from Association of South-Eat Asian Nation (ASEAN) member countries and Japan to have a journey on a beautiful cruise ship called Nippon Maru for almost two months, visiting 5 ASEAN countries and Japan to strengthen mutual understanding between youth leaders from those countries.
The followings are some pictures from that wonderful experience.... Good luck!
Friday, October 31, 2008
If you love voluntary works, whereas at the same time you are so much into inter-cultural learning, wanting adventurous experiences of working with local community in rural areas or working for the orphan house, or working in red light districts for HIV/AIDS campaigning, this is the place to be: Indonesia International Work Camp, known as IIWC.
It was my first travel abroad, and it was my very first experience of joining an international event. I learned so much about cultural understanding, humanitarian works, and I built bigger dreams, that one day, I would be part of those wonderful works for humanity. It all started with theIndonesian Red Cross.
I did not think too much when I joined the Red Cross Activity in my high school, back in 1993.
The message of this short article is, once you love what you do, you will always be passionate about it. You would give 110% of your effort in every activities, and there you go, you will shine so bright that people would notice your dedication, and they are happy about it. As much as you want to give your best to something that you love, the ones who trust you would be motivated to give you the best in return.