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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135

Libraries established

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246.147+

Books delivered

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33,363+

Children served

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2,000+

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.

THE IMPORTANCE OF SUPPORTING THE LOCAL TEACHERS

Capacity building for teachers is one of the main activities at Taman Bacaan Pelangi (Rainbow Reading Gardens – TBP). We believe teachers who are equipped with the needed skills and knowledge would be able to empower their students and be role models for them. That’s...

CALLING FOR PROJECT MANAGER

Taman Bacaan Pelangi is looking for someone with an experience in managing projects and passionate in education to be our next Project Manager! If you are longing for a job that is meaningful and contributing to the betterment of education in Indonesia, then this job...

SDI MBONGAWANI IS READY TO START A FUN READING PROGRAM WITH TB PELANGI

After the online training for 3 days about how to do fun online reading activities, the next schedule was to visit the partner schools to ensure that all schools have no problems with this program. The focus of the 2021 Fun Reading Program for teachers in schools was...

Book Delivery to Papua with JNE

On November 21st, 2019, JNE helped Taman Bacaan Pelangi to deliver books from Jakarta to Sentani, Papua. Those books will be adding the book collection at the library at SD YPK Kanda, Papua. The books, packaged by our staff in Jakarta, were picked up by JNE and...

33 Million Donation From “Di Kaki Langit” Book Writers

We are forever grateful for the donation which we had received from the fifth grader students of Mentari International School, Jakarta. The 33 million rupiah donation will be using to establish a new library for our upcoming project in Nagekeo Regency, Flores, NTT....

112 Packs of Book Donation from Rabbit Hole

#TBPelangi just received 112 packs of book donation from Rabbit Hole. These books will be distributed to our libraries in eastern part of Indonesia. Thank you, Rabbit Hole! for your continuous support for our organisation. Our little friends in the libraries will be...

10 Million Donation from Panin Sekuritas

We are forever grateful for the donation which we had received from Panin Sekuritas. The 10 million rupiah donation will be using to purchase additional book collection in our library at SD YPK Kanda, West Sentani, Papua. Yeay! What a beautiful day! We would like to...

Thank you, JNE!

We are forever grateful for the continuous support from JNE. This year, we were supported through their CSR called #Connectinghappiness which helped us to deliver books to our library in eastern part of Indonesia for free. Yeayy!! Our project Manager, Monika Harahap...

Technology – Based Child Friendly Library

On 29th July – 1st August 2019, Rainbow Reading Gardens’ team held training with theme “Technology - Based  Child Friendly Library ”.  This workshop was attended by 36 participants that consist of ten headmasters, ten teachers, ten librarians, and six school...

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)