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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107

 

Libraries established

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200,000+

Books delivered

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202,500+

Books delivered

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26,000+

Children served

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30,000+

Children served

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1,000+

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.

Book Delivery to Ende with JNE

On October 22, 2018, JNE helped Taman Bacaan Pelangi deliver books from Jakarta to Ende, where the books can be used by 112 students in SD Katholik Kekawii, Ende. The books, packaged by TBP staff in Jakarta, were picked up by JNE and promptly delivered to Ende, where...

It’s Fun to Be Student Volunteers!

During the pas week, three libraries supported by Rainbow Reading Gardens in Belu Regency, NTT, namely: SDI Wekatimun, SDI Tenubot, and SDI Wedomu were busy preparing for the perfect setup so every student in the schools can use the library comfortably. One of the...

A Big Milestone: Inauguration of Our 100th Library in Eastern Indonesia!

Never crossed my mind that this day would come: inauguration of Taman Bacaan Pelangi's 100th Library in Eastern Indonesia. What a milestone! When I got the idea to set up a children's library in a small village in Flores, I never thought that it would be a big...

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)