R E G U L A R A C T I V I T I E S
JAVANESE DANCE SCHOOL
Dance lesson are tought every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the joglo gamelan and joglo bawen of Losari Coffe Plantation -
Children and teenagers from surrounding village attend these course and perform for resort guest on special occasions.
The project, in hits second year, is experiencing increased enrollment. Two of our pupils have received the highest awards in dace competitions in Magelang district and Semarang Regency.
Gamelan lesson are conducted every monday, wenesday and sunday at the joglo Gamelan of LCP. The participants are devided into two groups : women and teenagers. Student also participate in Gamelan performances which serve as welcoming ceremonies for special visitors to LCP, including his excellency Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono who visited Lossari Coffee Plantation in October 2007.
Ibu Suliantoro is proviment figure in Central Java's batik heritage. She is a chairwomen of the board of officers at Yayasan Losari. Batik making classes were headed by Ibu Suliantoro in LCP and in Gemawang village. Over 100 Gemawang and 40 Losari VIllage Residents have attended the classes.
Twety two of these 140 total participants have satisfactorily qualified as expert batik makers.
Losari and Gemawang villages are well known as the producers of indigo, a natural blue coloured dye that has been largely replaced by un-
Yayasan Losari supports Bambang Sugoro, head of Gemawang Village, to conduct regular English courses for local participants interested in enhancing communications skills. The courses is free-
QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAIN TRAIN TOUR
Ambarawa Railway Museum commemorates the precius history of railway development in java. It hosts a large selection of retired steam locomotives from all over Indonesia. Railway history began in 1864 when Nederlandsch Indische Spoorweg Maatschappij ( NIS ) built the first-
BEDONO HERITAGE TRAIN STATION
Yayasan Losari undertook the initiative to restore the Bedono railway station in order to maintain an important part of Central Java's heritage. Yayasan Losari currently employs two uniformed security staff and maintenance personnels. In the future, it intends to further develop the Bedono Heritage Station as a coffee and gift shop. This project is currently under negotiations with local stakeholders.
The Heritage Guide was prepared by the Yogyakarta Heritage Society in Collaboration with 10 students from Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Architecture. Content, design and layout have been completed and the map awaits printing. this will be the first in a series of Indonesia Heritage Maps. in future, Yayasan Losari Plans to Develop similar heritage map for Solo, Yogyakarta, Kotagede, Semarang-
An orphanage in Bawen, Semarang. Pondok Diakonia is an orphanage run by Pastor Marten. since the early 1980s, he has taken in hundreds of children from around the country, often after the deaths of one or both parrents trough illness, accidents, or political riots. ofer the years Yayasan Losari has assisted Romo Marted in his different projects such as children's education, supervision of building construction, transportation, provisions of musical instruments, etc.
BOY'S DORMITORY DEVELOPMENT
Yayasan Losari mediated discusion between Pondok Diakoni and HSBC Kita resulting in the development of a new boy's dormitory. HSBC Kita funds have been alocated for constructions while Yayasan Losari has assisted in project supervisions. The 2-
Yayasan Losari has donated books and additional equipment to outfit the Pondoks Library, for educational and enchancement and increased learning oportunities.
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
HSBC Kita with support well known pharmacy in Jakarta donated a one year supply of vitamins to the orphanage. these vitamins where administered daily to improve health and stamina of the children.
CIPTOWENING BATIK MUSEUM IMOGIRI
The may, 2006 Central Java earth quake has had a severage impact on the batik making and handycraft industry in Imogiri. in addition to rendering numerous families homeless. the quake destroyed the work place and lifelihood of local crafts people. following the earthquake, Yayasan Losari-