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Who we are

Tri Hita Karana Foundation is a locally-registered non-profit NGO in Jakarta, Indonesia to carry out charitable activities in Indonesia. Among the charitable activities are humanitarian as well as sustainable development projects for the poorest people in Jakarta. This Foundation was first established as a counterpart of a Canadian NGO, World Job and Food Bank (WJFB), headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The projects in Indonesia have been directly supported, sponsored and financed by WJFB.


  1. To provide clean water and sanitation for the poorest communities
  2. To provide necessary employable and marketable skills to women so they can support their families
  3. To provide the needed training for such skill-building
  4. To provide micro-credit lending to 3-5 women annually for starting their own small businesses
  5. To make sure poor children get adequate nutrition

To reach these objectives, we have formed small business cooperatives, held certified training in employable and marketable skills, conducting feeding programs for children, developed clean water and sanitation systems and conducted preventative and curative health care through medical clinics.

We are assisting riverside communities in Bukit Duri, Kampung Melayu, South Jakarta by building sanitary projects with toilets and clean water source. Our sanitary projects help these people have access to clean water for bathing, drinking, etc.

We also conduct a sewing training program for mothers and dropout girls in Bukit Duri, sending 13 women, mothers and young girls to the sewing course.

After they completed the course, we helped them set up a garment home industry. They receive monthly salaries and weekly meal and transport allowance, supporting by WJFB.

From the salary they receive, these women can support their families, which is important, because most of their husbands are only employed as seasonal job construction workers or food sellers, which does not provide a steady income.

Yayasan Tri Hita Karana produces clothing for girls, ladies, bags, tablecloths and other item under the brand "Themis Clothing". Besides our primary production for the local market, we have also accepted limited orders for export. Batik is used for most of the products.

As the projects continues to grow, we can include more women and dropout girls in training programs and employment. With this additional income, their families can finance education for their children, they can eat more nutritious meals and have hope for a more prosperous life. Future plans also include programs in education, sanitation and employment for women.

How You Can Help

We welcome support through the purchase of items sewn by the women in our project. Please contact us for additional information about how you can support our programs.

Recent heavy rains and flooding have caused damage to many houses in the Bukit Duri area, so they need to be repaired/rebuilt. We can accept donations in the form of cement, plywood (used wood is fine), paint, and used cooking items such as pans, fry pans, spoons, etc. We can distribute them to the most needy in our community.

For more information on our work, please contact us direct:

Tri Hita Karana Foundation
Jl. Tebet Timur Dalam V A No. 33
Jakarta 12820 Indonesia
Fax / Tel (62-21) 830-0957
Hp 0811-181291
Email [email protected]
Contact Person - Susi


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