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.

Orientation Meetings for School Principals and Resource Teachers in Ende District, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara

This year, one of Rainbow Reading Gardens’ programs is called the “Technology-Based Fun Reading Program”. This program is in collaboration with Room to Read. As part of the program, each school partner has to select a “Resource Teacher”. What is a resource teacher?...

Rainbow Reading Gardens Expands the Collaboration with the Department of Education and Culture of Nagekeo Regency, East Nusa Tenggara.

Last mid-June 2021, the Rainbow Reading Gardens team held a meeting with the Department of Education and Culture of the Nagekeo Regency. Our plan this year is to expand the collaboration between the Rainbow Reading Gardens and the Department of Education and Culture...

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...

Donation from Mendekor Indonesia for One Library in Sumba

We are forever grateful for the donation which we just received from Mendekor Anugerah Indonesia, a design interior business in Jakarta. The donation will be used to establish one child friendly library in Southwest Sumba, NTT. Yeay! What a beautiful day! We would...

New Book Collection for Our Library at SD YPK Kanda, Papua

The kids at our library at SD YPK Kanda, West Sentani, Papua just received new book collection for their library. We delivered 300 pcs of books from Jakarta in collaborate with JNE. Thank you, JNE! These books were purchased from five publishers and using the 10...

50 Million Donation from Yayasan Generasi Peduli Kabar Baik

We are forever grateful for the donation which we had received from Yayasan Generasi Peduli Kabar Baik. The 50 million rupiah donation will be using to establish a new child friendly library in Atambua, Belu Regency, NTT. Yeay! Yayasan Generasi Peduli Kabar Baik will...

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...

Travel with a Cause

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

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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)