Every child has access to education and perspectives in life. It can grow up in a healthy and safe environment and is able to understand, learn and change the world around itself. The children and adolescents are able and motivated to protect their incredibly rich and breathtaking nature.
Child Aid Papua is a non-profit, public benefit organization and was founded under the name 'Yayasan Cahaya Anak Papua' in May 2018 in the province of West-Papua, Indonesia. The charity is systematically pursuing its vision and making an important contribution in the area by increasing the level of education, helping out with healthcare as well as raise awareness regarding important environmental issues for the local communities in Raja Ampat
The charity Child Aid Papua strives for following missions in its daily work by:
Maya is founder and Director of the NGO Child Aid Papua. Already in 2015 she moved from Bandung to Raja Ampat, in order to teach and raise awareness in this remote region. Her experience to work with children in Raja Ampat as well as previous positions in community work within other NGOs gives her the perfect profile in her daily work.
Jonas is Co-founder and deputy Director of the NGO Child Aid Papua. He is already living and teaching in Raja Ampat since 2015 and started the education center by his own initiative. He speaks fluently Indonesian and understands the daily needs and challenges of the local children. He was born 1990 in Switzerland.