A Ray of Hope for Education in Papua i

Indonesia is working with the United Nations to make a much greater effort than before in implementing development agendas based on human rights. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

By : Donny Andhika Mononimbar | on 5:00 PM September 30, 2016
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos

Lentera Harapan School in Mamit Village, Kembu, in the district of Tolikara in Papua, is a free-tuition school. There are several Lentera Harapan educational institutions in remote areas of Papua and in other regions in Indonesia where no state-run schools are available.

An aerial view of the Lentera Harapan School, located in a remote mountainous area of Tolikara, almost 300 kilometers away from Papua's capital city of Jayapura. The name of the school can be translated as 'A Ray of Hope.' (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) An aerial view of the Lentera Harapan School, located in a remote mountainous area of Tolikara, almost 300 kilometers away from Papua's capital city of Jayapura. The name of the school can be translated as 'A Ray of Hope.' (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

Students of the Lentera Harapan School in front of their classroom, all made of wood. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) Students of the Lentera Harapan School in front of their classroom, all made of wood. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

First-graders at the Lentera Harapan School. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) First-graders at the Lentera Harapan School. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

Students run around during lunch break at the Lentera Harapan School in Mamit, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) Students run around during lunch break at the Lentera Harapan School in Mamit, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

A teenage girl, who has never received formal education due to her family's conservative outlook, is watching Lentera Harapan School kids playing in their schoolyard in Mamit Village, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) A teenage girl, who has never received formal education due to her family's conservative outlook, is watching Lentera Harapan School kids playing in their schoolyard in Mamit Village, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

Students play in the schoolyard at the Lentera Harapan School in Mamit village, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) Students play in the schoolyard at the Lentera Harapan School in Mamit village, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

My lunch is your lunch. A student at the Lentera Harapan School shares her lunch with a friend. Teachers at the school want their students to develop empathy for others, so all meals at the school are eaten together. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) My lunch is your lunch. A student at the Lentera Harapan School shares her lunch with a friend. Teachers at the school want their students to develop empathy for others, so all meals at the school are eaten together. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

Students walking to the Lentera Harapan School together in Mamit Village, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) Students walking to the Lentera Harapan School together in Mamit Village, Tolikara, Papua. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

A traditional Papuan house, known as the <em>honai</em>, in Mamit Village, Tolikara, Papua. Most of the villagers in Mamit still live in honais. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar) A traditional Papuan house, known as the honai, in Mamit Village, Tolikara, Papua. Most of the villagers in Mamit still live in honais. (JG Photo/Donny Andhika Mononimbar)

 


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