Teachers Making a Difference – Indonesia

September 3, 2012 — Dede Juwardi is a committed teacher at Tegal Jaya State Primary School 2 in a village in West Java, Indonesia. He is also manager of the school library which was recently set up with a small government grant that provided for shelves and workbooks.

Photo by Anne Luntungan

Dede’s goal is to develop the library to the point where it can become a public library for other young people in the village. Books for Asia and Dompet Dhuafa, an Indonesian organization,  are collaborating to help this library, and others like it, grow.

Related locations: Indonesia
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