Indonesian Independence Day Ceremony

August 21, 2016 This week SHF students and staff were invited to join other schools in Sumba Barat Daya for the annual Indonesian Independence Day ceremony. Hari Merdeka honors August 17th, 1945 when The Republic of Indonesia was officially proclaimed. To celebrate this monumental date, schools from around Sumba Barat Daya performed for important Sumbanese officials […]

Read More

The Grand Opening

July 29, 2016 The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is thankful for everyone who participated in our very successful Grand Opening.  During The Grand Opening we were very lucky to host the Bupati of Sumba Barat Daya together with many international guests. The students had the chance to perform some traditional dances and their original songs in front […]

Read More

A Story of Hope

A Story of Hope Please read the story written by Paulce Parrera, our local student counselor, who is doing the home visits to find out more about the living conditions of our selected students and the motivation of the whole family to support them in their studies.

Read More

Stenden University

On Friday, Stenden University Bali hosted a charity event at Harris Hotel in Bali to benefit the Sumba Hospitality Foundation.  The gala, featuring a belly dancer, a magician, a student band, and other entertainment, was great fun!  It was touching and heartwarming to see young people take interest in our organization.

Read More

Update from Management Team

Hello, Please find a quick update on what the team is doing while the school is being built. Lauren, Thomas, and Malcolm are currently studying Bahasa Indonesia at Alam Bahasa in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in preparation for their move to Sumba in May. Yogyakarta, located in Java, is a fantastic city to further become acquainted with […]

Read More

Introducing Thomas Lerch

We are very pleased to welcome Thomas Lerch to the Sumba Hospitality Foundation management team.  He has joined our team as Deputy Director of the foundation and will be assisting in the development of all curriculum for the Sumba Hotel School.  He is from Berlin, Germany and has been living in Dubai with his wife, […]

Read More

Radio Interview with MAX FM Waingapu Radio Station

The team participated in an interactive radio interview with the MAX FM Radio Station in Waingapu, Sumba Timur to promote awareness of the project. Our interview provoked a massive response from the community, with listeners calling in, texting and following on Facebook. This radio station has an audience within a 60 km range, where most […]

Read More
Page 1 of 3123