Millions of children in Eastern Indonesia do not have access to quality books

 

Let's change that

Taman Bacaan Pelangi

(Rainbow Reading Gardens)

We are a non-profit organisation working to establish children’s libraries
in remote areas of Eastern Indonesia since 2009.

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Our Impact

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207

Libraries established

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287.962+

Books delivered

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42,189+

Children served

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5,892+

Teachers trained

Our Libraries

Check out all the children’s libraries that Taman Bacaan Pelangi [Rainbow Reading Gardens] has stablished in remote areas of Eastern Indonesia.

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Our Programs

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Establish Children Libraries

We establish child-friendly libraries in remote areas of Eastern Indonesia. We work together with the local schools and transform their library into a child friendly learning environment that will foster the love of reading in each of the student.

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Capacity Building Workshops

We provide a series of capacity building workshops for the local teachers that enable them to have the skills and knowledge needed in nurturing the habit of reading on their students and promoting literacy in their village.

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Basic Literacy Course

In each of our library, reading activities are regularly conducted. Each class has reading activities weekly at the library, lead by the classroom’s teacher. Through reading activities, children will slowly grow the love of reading.

2023 in a Nutshell

Celebrating TBP’s Achievements at 14: From Planting the Seeds of Dreams to Empowering Teachers and Girls 44 Newly Established Child-friendly Libraries  2023 has been an amazing year! In 2023, TBP successfully established 44 child-friendly libraries in Flores, Lombok,...

The Excitement of the Collaboration for the Inauguration of the 217th Library at SDI Rata!

"The struggle for survival is not through competition, but through collaboration and heartfelt cooperation." - Djajendra (Author) Today, the school field looks busier than usual. The blue sky with cotton-like clouds indicates clear weather, supporting the preparations...

THE STRONG COMMITMENT OF MR. SEFRINUS INAUGURATING THE LIBRARY

"Responsibility is a tremendous privilege. That's what marks everyone as an adult human." Barack Obama (Former President of the United States) Hello, TBP friends! This time, the story comes from the inauguration of the 229th library at SDN Ndetunura, Nagekeo Regency,...

Reading Aloud: One Solution to Improve Students’ Comprehension

One interesting commonality from our school partners is students finding it quite difficult to comprehend a story from a book. So, what is the solution? Mr Franci, a grade 6 teacher from Nebe school, along with his 22 students have been doing reading aloud activity in...

Travel with a Cause

Want to visit our libraries and have a great holiday in Flores at the same time?

Contact Travel Sparks to make it happen!

In the News

NET. Lentera Indonesia (August 2014)
TV One - Aku Bangga (May 2015)
Trans7 - She Can! (May 2015)
DAAI TV - Mutiara Indonesia (April 2016)