A series of SDG PIPE events has come to an end! On (12/05), coincided with International Volunteer Day, was conducted SDGH PIPE awarding event at Jakarta Creative Hub. The event was conducted where 5 winners was chosen and got selected for presentation and pitching to an investor in an event called “knowledge dimsum” on Filantropi Indonesia Festival (FIFEST) 2018 at JCC last November. The five chosen winners and their innovative programs are: Abul Latif Wahid (Kepul – application for buying and selling recycled waste), Budi Santoso (Gerakan Caperi or Cerdas Anak Perempuan Indonesia. A movement about equal rights for girls and child marriage prevention) Fransiska Myrna Sanni (Kojo, a food product, syrup and dodol with basic ingredients mangrove pidada), Intan Imelda F. Siagian (BacaBeraksiBermedia a campaign from Indoreadgram community), Yogi Adjie Driantama (Semutsemut – a study program for those 16-25 years old who drop out school). Later on, they would be able to get a capacity building in the form of incubation program, field training and seed grants which has been prepared and will run until March 2019.
The series of SDG PIPE (Pemuda Indonesia Penggerak Perubahan) which was initiated as a result of collaboration of Go Global Indonesia along with Campaign ID, PIRAC, and Filantropi Indonesia with a support from Sahabat Multibintang Foundation and William & Lily Foundation, started on October 2018. The event gave a chance to all the SDG Changemaker to voice their initiative in supporting the goals of SDGs in Indonesia. The innovation theme that were carried out covers peace, woman and young people empowerment, education, living environment, as well as maternal and infant mortality. The decision to choose the five winners has been agreed upon by the chosen panel which are Sinta Kaniawati (CSR Director Unilever Indonesia Foundation) Hning Wicaksono (Director of Sahabat Multibintang Foundation), Edwin J. Tangga (Project partner & program director, Long Haul – Indoestri Makerspace), Dian Hasan (Founder Impact Hub) and Michelle Soeryadjaya (Director of William and Lily Foundation).
Cited from Youngster.id, in the awarding event was also present deputi officials from Ministry youth and Sport Affairs, Dedi Mulyadi. According to Fonnyta Amran from Go Global Indonesia, the enthusiasm in social innovation has made a positive change and the participation number is also very high, the idea that came was also very diverse. Moreover, Hamid Abidin as Director of Filantropi Indonesia said that the stage of election until the chosen 5 winners faced different and challenging path where its innovation has to be well arranged either in concept or implementation.
“Our hope that with these young change makers, they can be a catalyst of change in their own environment and encourage more people especially young people to make other changes. We are confident that if more people contribute in driving this change, then later on Indonesian society can be a society of changemakers” said Nina Nasution, Executive Director of Bina AntarBudaya Foundation.