Monday, 10 July 2017
Volunteering is the Best Way to Unleash Your Inner Potential!
Volunteering is the Best Way to Unleash Your Inner Potential!

Ecofun Indonesia is a youth-led social enterprise that focuses on environmental education and science communication. The organization claimed one of the finalist spots for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. Ecofun Indonesia seeks to educate the public of environmental conservation and sustainable development through interactive and entertaining means. Ecofunopoly and Ecofun Community, founded in 2009, are some examples of the projects the enterprise leads. In line with this vision, Ecofun also organises the EcofunGo! Festival, an ongoing series of environmental campaign for kids that takes place in three ASEAN cities: Bogor (Indonesia), Manila (Philippines), and Maubin (Myanmar).


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Monday, 3 July 2017
Youth is the Driving Force of Volunteerism in ASEAN
Youth is the Driving Force of Volunteerism in ASEAN

NinoNina Co is one of the finalists for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 “Impact ASEAN” organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. The YVIC 2017 was held in Bangkok, Thailand. NinoNina Co works with urban poor communities, especially those that are skilled in sewing and making fabric products in Philippines. They help connect these communities to a growing market of SMEs and corporations that need such services in their operations.


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Friday, 5 May 2017
The CGI-ASEAN Foundation Scholarship Gave Me Hopes for the Future
The CGI-ASEAN Foundation Scholarship Gave Me Hopes for the Future

My name is Ismi Farah. I was graduated from Sunan Gunung Djati Islamic State University, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, before being accepted to pursue my master degree in he Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI), Thailand. Now I am a Professional teacher in science. It was always my dream to continue my study after I finished my bachelor degree in Biology.


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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone
Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

Long story short, I landed in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan on late September last year. After three and a half hours of bus ride, I finally arrived in my final destination. I found myself in this beautiful, ancient, and touristy city three thousand miles away from home, Kyoto it is.


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Wednesday, 22 March 2017
More Than Just an Internship
More Than Just an Internship

Hi there! My name is Elyssa Yunitasari Putri. Currently I am studying Marketing Communication, specialising in Public Relations at Binus University, Jakarta. Just last year on my fifth semester, I got an opportunity to worked as a communication intern at the ASEAN Foundation


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Friday, 3 February 2017
Learning Professional Skills and Knowledge in a Fun Work Environment
Learning Professional Skills and Knowledge in a Fun Work Environment

My name is Syamimi Abdullah Saaban studying at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya, Malaysia.
For me, Internships are professional apprenticeship experiences that give students the opportunity to gain practical experience in a professional environment.


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Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Learning New Things and Be Confident to Express Ideas
Learning New Things and Be Confident to Express Ideas

Hi! I am Nur Diyanah from Indonesia. I am a student of Universitas Padjadjaran batch 2013 majoring in communication management. On August 2016, I challenged myself to take the opportunity for being a communications intern at ASEAN Foundation. Well, this is actually also an assignment from my college as a final year student.


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Friday, 28 October 2016
Pursuing Dream in Sakura Land
Pursuing Dream in Sakura Land

An enthusiast young and professional Marketing Communication student, Maudy Elvira Saraswati also known as Maudy, had successfully received a full scholarship to do a one semester away in one of the highest ranked universities in Asia known as Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan.


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Thursday, 18 August 2016
Maximising My Potentials Beyond Classroom Lectures
Maximising My Potentials Beyond Classroom Lectures

My name is Wei Xuan. I am a year 1 student from the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. I must say that my time interning with the Foundation has exceeded my expectations. My work here combined two interests of mine – social development and international relations.


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