We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for Indonesian citizens in need through education and health programs. As we adapt to the ongoing litany of disasters in Indonesia, we are focusing our activities in order to bring educational tools and practical methods of developing sustainable futures to those in need. We hope to achieve this by empowering local communities, assisting them to more directly control the basic elements of their lives.The urgent need is to assist in upgrading primary community health clinics, educational facilities and developing sources of clean water.
From the first Bali bombing in 2002, the Tsunami in Aceh in 2006 to the on going development of kindergarten programs throughout the archipelago to recently dealing with the earthquake in Lombok in 2018.
We all acknowledge that the best intentions do not always ensure the desired outcomes.
We believe that the cornerstone to success in this endeavor involves a credible foundation that has a dedicated group of people functioning with a shared vision based on long term experience of Indonesian traditions and social structure.
Yayasan MUM is an effective foundation and vehicle to circumvent traditional problems in aid deliverance and ensure transparent accounting practices by its hands on attitude to relief work.
With a charter to perform social activities including the development of:
Government studies confirm that programs which are intended to provide access to effective medical programs for the poorest members of society, tend to be utilised by the more wealthy elements of society. These initiatives almost entirely miss their intended low income recipients, with less than 1% of the program reaching the people they are intended to assist. (reports are available upon request).
It is this kind of problem that is a cardinal issue affecting the overall success of aid programs in Indonesia. Experimental programs in three diverse test locations in Indonesia confirm that utilisation and distribution of medical programs were so seriously diminished by the time they reached their intended recipients as to render them ineffective.
We have developed effective strategies to deliver aid immediately to those with the greatest need with the following strategies: