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,...

Hard Work to Build a Medium for Creativity

After three months of the school’s child-friendly library opening at Bokogo Catholic School, the library had got hundreds of story books and held many reading activities from reading aloud to independent reading conducted by the teachers. It did not stop at school,...

THE GIRLS’ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM STARTS!

In order to help reducing the drop out rates on girls in Indonesia, Taman Bacaan Pelangi launched a new program, named the “Girls’ Scholarship Program” on 21 April 2021. As the program name implies, it is a scholarship program for adolescent girls and currently we...

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...

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...

2021: TB PELANGI IS FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING DIGITAL LIBRARY

During the pandemic, in almost all fields is switch to online systems. The covid-19 pandemic forces us to adapt and find concrete solutions that can be worked out. Nowadays, we are familiar with "Work from Home" or "Learning from Home" term. This is a change where...

Donation From 12th Batch Student Council Binus School Serpong

We are forever grateful for the donation from 12th Batch Student Council Binus Schools Serpong. The donation will be used to continue our literacy program in eastern Indonesia. What a beautiful day! Alma Kayana, the PIC of the Hope Project informed us about the...

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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)