Our team is comprised of volunteers & professionals who share the same vision of improving the lives of children through education by making basic education accessible to all of them. Learn about these people who energize and put the Hoshizora Foundation in motion.
The Board of Advisors ProfileReky Martha Groendal, M. A.
Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education – Human Development, Learning, and Culture – University of British Columbia, CANADA
Risk Assurance and Consulting Services, Australia
Tohoku University Ph.D Graduate Student Department of Management of Science and Technology Research assistant of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Satellite Integration and Testing) JAPAN
Pediatrician and activist YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA
Field Supervisors Profile
Headquarter Management ProfileMegarini Puspasari, BBA
MEGA was one of the founders of Hoshizora Foundation in 2006. She designed the concept of Hoshizora together with the other co-founders and has been involved in the organization ever since. She majored in management and has a passion for education. She has 3 years of experience working for the Kumon Institute of Education in Japan, one of the leading education companies in the world. She finally decided to commit full-time to Hoshizora Foundation in 2010. Megarini also actively participates in international education projects and conferences.
BUKHORI joined Hoshizora Foundation in 2006. He is very dedicated and has always actively contributed to the growth of the organization. He was the Representative (leader) of the Yogyakarta branch for 2 years in the beginning of the organization and he has a rich background of experience in this field. His expertise in IT has greatly contributed to the management and operation of Hoshizora’s IT infrastructure and graphic design.
TANTI, women who feel touched to see star brother has high morale completing education, achieve their dreams. See the phenomenon was embarrassed as a citizen can not contribute anything in the Indonesian education. On the basis of that spirit Tanti joined Hoshizora Foundation, join hands together over 500 great people around the world to help realize the dream of the nation’s children in Indonesia at the face of his beloved for the better.
Head of Sponsor Siblings (Kakak Bintang) Division
YUDI is a law graduate from the Islamic University of Indonesia, with a passion for humanitarian and social work. His experience in social research in Education Ministry of Yogyakarta determined his self to contribute more in education sector. Formerly, Yudi hold Head of Sponsor Siblings (Kakak Bintang) Division. His comprehensive knowledge about sponsored siblings becomes key factor in foster siblings program. Yudi has responsibility to engage more sponsor siblings for education improvement of Indonesian children.
Sponsor Siblings Executive
ATIN, that’s his nickname, the Star Brother Officer in Hoshizora Foundation. Women graduates of Bachelor of Physical Education UNY is very fond of reading, especially works of fiction. His aspiration to be elevating lives through education of both parents into motivation for Atin to continue studying. Another activity that was involved Atin was as a private tutor subjects of Physics and Mathematics and Science teachers extra SD IT in Bantul. Atin grateful to be able to join the big family Hoshizora Foundation with a noble vision and mission is that every child gain easy access to education. Atin believed that a good education is also getting better lives.
Head of Sponsored Siblings (Adik Bintang) Division
ARI has great skill in handling tasks and manage people. His skills make all about sponsored siblings’ operational become very well-organized. Formerly, Ari served as operational staff and handled some projects. In the projects, Ari made some important decisions. Because of his experience and achievement, Ari was promoted as Head of Sponsored Siblings Division.
Officer of Adik Bintang Information & Database Center
ANDAR was an Adik Bintang during the period from 2008-2012. Now after graduating from SMKN 1 Sedayu (Vocational School) majoring in Information Technology, she decided to dedicate herself to working at the Hoshizora Foundation. She wants to apply what she studied at school to managing the database of Adik Bintang, embracing the challenge. Every day she cycles about 5 KM to reach hoshiZora’s office. The Adik Bintangs are well managed in her hands, no wonder she can provide any data needed at a moment’s notice.
Program Development Officer
INE was graduated from Psychology Brawijaya University. She is passionate about children development and education. With her friend, she built an education center for special needs children in Malang, East Java. She also served her nation to improve better education through her role as Pengajar Muda (Education Improvement Facolitator) of Indonesia Mengajar (Indonesia Teaching Movement) in Musi Banyuasin, South Sumatra. The 1 year experience there made her realize that responsibility to improve education is not only in government’s hand but also in our hands. That is why Ine wants to create a good program development for sponsored children in Hoshizora Foundation.
AB External Officer
DIDIK, a graduate of the State University of Yogyakarta majoring in social studies education. Have aspirations to serve in the field of education for the nation. Interest on the reason for joining technology in the computer center in 2011-2014. Has served as operator, IT and HR staff in public service institutions. Now in Hoshizora served as star sister External liaison with external parties relating to the Stars and Sister Regional Coordinator. Communication skills help Hoshizora Foundation in expanding the network. Background of previous work in the field of technology contribute to the development of IT Hoshizora Foundation.
Head of Public Relation & Communication Division
SYIFA child to 9 of 10 brothers. Women who nicknamed Syifa are graduates of Communications and Broadcasting S1 Islam UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta. Since college has been active in campus activities and off-campus. Women born 20 November Sampang Cilacap city has a hobby of radio, singing and sports. From 2008 to 2015 active Syifa became a community radio broadcaster until finally become a commercial broadcaster. Shifa is also active in various social and community activities enterpreuner in TDA campus. In April 2015 joined Hoshizora Shifa Foundation and got the mandate as Head of Public Relations Division. Her passion with children make Syifa more stable joining Hoshizora. With his experience in the world of media, especially radio and also the experience of participating in various activities to make Syifa easier to assume his duties as Head of Public Relations Division Hoshizora Foundaton. Syifa hope in the future can continue to grow and more and more professional.
Public Relation & Communication Officer
GAFUR, a bachelor Communication Sciences at the State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga this is a person who has a sense of social responsibility and concern for education. Prior to joining the Foundation Hoshizora, Gafur active in several organizations both on-campus and off-campus, one of which is active as a reporter at the level of the University Student Press Agency and listed as a board member in several educational and civic organizations. Writing skills and build a network with the good that has formed since registered as a student makes Gafur believed to be the public relations staff in Hoshizora Foundation. On this basis Gafur join Hoshizora Foundation. With a social experience, his vision for Hoshizora Foundation, as well as writing skills and high social concern, Gafur into new colors and positive energy in Hoshizora Foundation.
HAFIDZ’s energetic personality suits her task in the organization well. She visits our children and monitors their development closely. Children feel comfortable sharing or talking about their life to her. She has demonstrated excellent professionalism in her work. Majoring in library management, she is also in charge of managing the hoshiZora library.
JAPAN Branch Communication Officer