Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2013 alumnus, Syakir Hashim, from Skolafund sharing his social entrepreneurship experience with fellow YSEs. Skolafund is web platform for students, especially the ones in need, to crowdfund their scholarships for higher education.
(Centre) Jacky Yap, Managing Director of YDMG Media, sharing about his own startup and content marketing experience with the young entrepreneurs. YDMG Media owns and operates more than 10 regional media brands such as Vulcan Post, Discover SG and After Hours.
As part of the Young Social Entrepreneurs 2016 Workshop | Jakarta, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) organised the Theory of Change workshop. Participant Rizki Dwi Saputro from Kapiler Indonesia presenting their Theory of Change to fellow workshop participants. Kapiler Indonesia manages a digital platform and mobile app that maps orphanage and provides information about orphanages to potential changemakers to increase initiatives to support them.
Participants mingling and introducing themselves during the ice breaker activities at the Young Social Entrepreneurs 2016 Workshop | Jakarta.
Members from different social enterprises work together to analyse a case study using the Logic Framework for impact measurement.
The Young Social Entrepreneurs presenting their Logic Framework to Fajar Anugerah (right) from Kinara Indonesia, who conducted a useful and interactive Impact Measurement during the workshop.
(Left) Professor Maria Radyati of Trisaki University presenting her research and advice on legal frameworks for social enterprises in Indonesia. She also answered legal concerns the Young Social Entrepreneurs have on the registration, fundraising and operations of their social enterprises.
Young Social Entrepreneurs 2016 Workshop | Jakarta participants attending the ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, co-organised by the SIF and UnLtd Indonesia. The conference showcased three collaborative projects and an insightful panel discussion on “Scaling up Impact through Public-Private-People Partnerships”, to exemplify the power of collaboration across countries and sectors.
Young Social Entrepreneur Dian Prayogi Susanto from Habibi Garden sharing about his work with Agrigator, one of the three collaborative projects showcased at the ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship. Habibi Gardenaims to increase farmer welfare through precision agriculture that enables farmers to monitor their plants’ performances through a smartphone.
Young Social Entrepreneurs and Laina Greene (center) from Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy (ACSEP) celebrating cross-cultural friendship with a traditional Indonesian dance party at the ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship.
Oddie Randa, Regional Manager, Gushcloud Indonesia, conducting a digital and content marketing workshop for the participants at the Young Social Entrepreneurs 2016 Workshop | Jakarta.
(Centre) Eric Lee, Strategic Advisor, Cognito Communications, helping Bahaso, an online language-learning platform which provides interactive and fun learning methods that can be easily accessible, construct and communicate their own brand story.
Young Social Entrepreneurs 2016 Workshop | Jakarta participants and SIF staff taking an animated group photo. Welcome to the Young Social Entrepreneurs family!
(Second from right) Singaporean Jason Lim, founder of social networking app Yogrt mentoring Young Social Entrepreneurs Kentongan and Kapiler Indonesia at the business clinic session on the third day of the workshop.
Leading social entrepreneurs from Indonesia took time to mentor the Young Social Entrepreneurs in the business clinic. (From left) Nadya Saib, Wangsa Jelita; Indra Noviansyah, Limbahagia Corporation; Yuri Widiyana, UrchinIndonesia; Sek Sheng Foo, SIF; and Andreas Senjaya, Igrow Resources Indonesia Inc.
WISE – WASH in Southeast Asia pitching to our panel of judges They hope to improve water, sanitation and hygiene practices of communities in the region.
Our panel of judges. (From left) Serial social entrepreneur Alvin Yong; Joseph Christ Andrian, Head of Operations, GEPI; Reginald Wee, Division Director (Programmes), SIF; and Sanny Gaddafi, Founder,
Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2016 Workshop | Jakarta winner Maspel Sapu Jagad, headed by (from left) Taufik Imam Rohadi, Widhio Setyo Nugroho, Gede Adi Septiawan with SIF Programmes Division Director Reginald Wee. The social enterprise collaborates with communities in the Sukoharjo regency to provide environmental management activities. They will receive a customised mentorship programme as well as the opportunity to join the YSE 2017 overseas study visit
Special mention was made of Timba, a maker space in Jogjakarta which connects craftsmen with young professionals who want to collaborate to start businesses and give back to the society. (From left) Dwinanda Haryadi and Esty Dyah Imaniar will receive a tailored mentorship scheme arranged by the SIF.

The SIF held its inaugural overseas YSE Workshop from 25 to 27 October in Jakarta for 32 young changemakers representing 14 social enterprises across Indonesia. Singaporean, Indonesian and regional professionals were brought together to share on a range of topics from marketing and branding, pitching skills, Theory of Change to social enterprise legal frameworks in Indonesia to inspire, equip and enable the YSEs in scaling up their businesses and social impact both locally and beyond.

30 October 2017
In the Spirit of ‘Gotong Royong’ (Community Cooperation), Singaporean and Indonesian Artists Collaborate on the Arts for Social Impact

Artists from both countries put together ‘Songs from the Heart of Kupang’ music album to fundraise for the Roslin Orphanage in Indonesia.

13 October 2017
Strengthening Meaningful Connections between the US and ASEAN

How should ASEAN’s strategy evolve to build capacity at the people-to-people level? What kind of initiatives can deepen integration and cultivate shared values among US and ASEAN communities? Thought leaders from the US and Singapore...

4 October 2017
Singapore and Cambodia Collaborate to Bring Clean Water To Over 70,000 Cambodians

Four-year project in Siem Reap builds on success of previous Water for Life projects, augments Cambodian government’s goals and global efforts to provide universal access to safe drinking water.

10 November 2017
Songs from the Heart of Kupang

Indonesian and Singaporean artists came together to effect positive change through The Kupang Project, a year-long collaboration in 2016 under the SIF Arts for Good initiative. The artists collaborated to introduce arts-based activities into the...

4 September 2017
Friends for a Better World

Through the lens of National Geographic, find out how our Citizen Ambassadors help to build a Better World.

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