“Is COVID-19 Real?” – The Knowledge Behind the Deadly Pandemic in Indonesia

By Kayla Clemson With the emergency PPKM being extended even longer, the ramifications of COVID-19 in Indonesia are increasingly becoming more troubling. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2019 it has plunged more than 1.3 million people in Indonesia into poverty and caused a major economic crisis, not just for Indonesia but the whole…

Invisible Citizen Crisis

By Kayla Clemson With the extension of the PPMK to the 16th of August 2021, the vulnerable population of Yogyakarta, Indonesia along with other cities find themselves in strife with the minimal funds granted by the Government. One such major issue for vulnerable groups is a problem has been slowly increasing since the rise of…

White Flag Raised in Fear of Extended Lockdowns Without Government Support

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing chaos in Indonesia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded 12,444 deaths caused by COVID-19 in a single day. This brings a total of over 3.5 million confirmed cases and 102,375 deaths since the pandemic begun. With this in mind the Government has announced that Indonesia will be going…

Emergency Funds Throw a Lifeline to Those in Vulnerable Communities

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take hold of many areas in Indonesia, the Government has extended the lockdown further going into the 2nd of August 2021. Covid cases just yesterday (27th of July 2021) reported 45,000 new cases with addition to Indonesia’s daily record of 2,069 deaths. In response to this, lower socio-economic communities…

Emergency Funds for People in the Street Situation

On Wednesday the 14th of July 2021 Indonesia recorded over 54,500 new cases of COVID-19 with 991 deaths the same day. In reaction to the staggering increase in cases of COVID-19, Indonesia with the collaboration of Australia launched a massive fundraising campaign to support people affected by COVID-19 in Yogyakarta. This scheme was put into…

COVID-19 Response 2: The Introduction of Posyandu Jalanan

It is with the greatest of pleasure that Harapan Fian introduce Posyandu Jalanan – our mobile health clinic. Forged from the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 presented, Posyandu Jalanan was initiated in July, 2020 and will continue into the foreseeable future. Posyandu Jalanan currently operates out of the Harapan Fian office in Yogyakarta and in a slum…