These kids made their principal cry. But she kept at it.

 

For close to four decades now, the founder of Abdi Kasih has dedicated her life to educating disabled kids in in rural Indonesia. Teaching can be a very emotionally trying, but despite all odds, she persevered.

The school has been around since 1976. Ibu Lenni and Fauziah, a volunteer teacher share their story:

‘Why These Kids Love School’ by Brandon Krause and Robert Hector Cristobal

For a closer look of the kids and their infectious personalities, check out this photo story. If you’d like to contribute to the school, contact Abdi Kasih’s office (+62614576625) or its secretary Ms Dame (+628126388481).

This documentary was a submission to the Our Better World initiative, which focuses on sharing stories and people in Asia. It aims to bring together the magic of stories and the power of people to inspire change.

Along with featuring people who are changing lives and whose lives are changed, the initiative also shares tangible, useful actions for everyone to join the journey.

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