Great Men at Work!

There are currently 40 Balinese bamboo workers building our school on Sumba. Although it is tough being posted away from home and living in tents, they continue working diligently on the project, and the fruits of their labor are displayed in this album. In order to recreate some of the comforts of home, they have […]

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Bamboo is the future!

Watch this incredible TED Talk from Elora Hardy, sustainable designer and founder of Ibuku. The school, restaurant and hotel of the Sumba Hospitality Foundation are built by Elora and her wonderful team. We decided to work together with Ibuku because bamboo is a natural sustainable material that grows very fast and is plenty in Indonesia. Though […]

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Partnership with Glion Institute of Higher Education

We are very excited to announce a partnership between the Sumba Hospitality Foundation and Glion Institute of Higher Education. After 50 years of excellence, Glion is ranked among the top three hospitality schools for preparing students for an international career in hospitality management. 11,000 alumni all over the world who have forged its reputation for excellence […]

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The Ceremony of Laying the First Stone

Together with many friends of the foundation we travelled to Sumba to attend the ceremony of laying the first stone of the school. The Merapi priest read the ceremonial sacrifices and told us that the spirits are in support of the new owner and the construction of the school. The local community gathered on the […]

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Glion Alumni gathering at the Pullman Jakarta

On April 9 we hosted the Glion Alumni cocktail at the Pullman Jakarta. Tommy, chairman of the Board of Management of our foundation and head of AAG Glion, did an excellent job organizing the event.  We think it is important to build a network in Indonesia to help the school become sustainable and self sufficient […]

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Good local waste management example

Today I went on a Field trip to Desa Sukunan, a quite village in Yogyakarta, Central Java. Pak Iswanto, a local waste management expert introduced the concept of waste banking there. At this ‘waste bank’ or ‘bank sampah’, the waste created by the household is divided into 2 categories; organic and non-organic. Organic waste is […]

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Building the Wall

Sumbanese workers are building a wall around the school property. They are really doing a fantastic job using local stones and without any cement. The wall is very strong and fits perfectly within the Sumbanese environment, the result will be amazing without a doubt!

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