Hearts in Jakarta: The Video

The following video is comprised of footage gathered during time at home in Jakarta. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zexo7A0uiIg&w=700&h=450] The hope is that thorough this video, we see that as humans, we are relational. We long for a genuine human connection. This also reminds us how we’re inclined to take for granted our time together because technology connects […]

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Maya: Messages from the Netherlands

Twenty years after our previous Jakartan left to pursue further education, Maya flew to the Netherlands to study in the University of Twente. Maya arrived in Enschede, Netherlands in 2001 to study Telematics on scholarship from the Dutch government. She had previously studied in Institut Teknologi Bandung in Bandung, Indonesia. Though she had lived away […]

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Francine: Letters from England

Meet our first Jakartan, Francine—a 77-year old who worked for Pertamina, an Indonesian state-owned oil company. She studied in England on scholarship from the Colombo Plan. The year was 1971. Francine, then 31, set foot on English soil for the first time, after a nearly 24-hour flight from Jakarta, Indonesia. For the next five months, […]

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