(May 2017) Foundation 4Life and 4Life Indonesia staff members hosted a service day at the Foundation 4Life community centers in Tegallangkap and Cikareo, West Java, Indonesia. These villages are part of a family strengthening program sponsored by Foundation 4Life and SOS Children’s Villages. This multi-year sponsorship provides families with resources to develop knowledge and skills to achieve self-reliance.
During the event, everyone participated in a race where each team had to complete a series of tasks designed to showcase the learning activities provided at the community centers. Teams were made up of children from the local villages, distributors, and staff members. Tasks included making skewer sticks from bamboo, imitating Pencak Silat martial arts, displaying soccer skills, playing music using a traditional instrument from the community centers, and typing a script using Microsoft Word.
During the event, a Foundation 4Life donation was presented to SOS Children’s Villages o...
(August 2016) During an International Diamond and Founders Club Social dinner, a silent auction was held to support Foundation 4Life Community Development projects in the SOS Children’s Villages community in Cikareo. Children who attend the Foundation 4Life community center in Cikareo created paintings for the silent auction. The event raised nearly $2,000. The funds will help the community center soccer team enroll in a local league. Playing sports helps children develop talents and stay out of trouble by engaging in wholesome recreational activities.
Many distributors attended the event, including Platinum International Diamonds Jeff Altgilbers, Dr. Jase Khyeam, and Sheri Din, along with several Gold International Diamonds. Executives in attendance included Senior Vice President of International Jeff Kalinin and Vice President of International Steve Apple.
“I care deeply about Foundation 4Life, its causes, and the children that will be helped through the donation I made,” Dr. Jas...
(May 2014) Hundreds of villagers greeted 4Life® representatives at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the fourth education center in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. Foundation 4Life banners hung throughout the village as a demonstration of the gratitude the locals feel for how these centers have blessed the lives of their children. The villages were dressed in their best clothing and played traditional Indonesian music as a mime lead the 4Life team to the pavilion and stage that were constructed for the celebration. Teachers from the third center, which opened in a nearby village last year, were in attendance and spoke about the benefits that this center will bring to the village.
(May 2014) The 4Life team made a return visit to the SOS Children’s Center built by Foundation 4Life in 2013 in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. Two hundred community children under the age of 15 use the center each week for additional educational opportunities. The center holds a library full of new books that children can check out and a computer room where they can improve their technology skills. The children come to the center after school once per week to enhance their reading and improve their English. The center is run by volunteer high school and college students who want to improve the future of children in their community and keep them away from local gangs.
In addition to bringing donations of school supplies and nutritious food for the children, the 4Life group was also able to meet with some of the families whose children benefit from the center’s services.
Recently 4Life Indonesia held their National “Roadmap to Freedom” convention. As part of this convention, Foundation 4Life donated $10,000 USD to the SOS Children’s Villages of Indonesia. The donation was announced on stage at convention by the 4Life Indonesia General Manager Deddy Aryadi, and 4Life Senior Vice President of Marketing Trent Tenney. The $10,000 check was presented to the SOS Children’s Villages Director Sutoyo. This donation will help SOS Children’s Village in Bogor, Indonesia to build a new Child Center. This new center will be used as an integrated health service center, and community center, for the local community. In addition the new center will also support a mobile library and activity program that will give countless children new opportunities to learn.
(November 2010) During the 4Life Malaysia and Singapore BIG Convention sixth anniversary celebration, 4Life President Steve Tew presented $25,000 to the Indonesia Disaster Relief Fund and RM 10,000 to PERNIM, all on behalf of Foundation 4Life. PERNIM is a private welfare association that cares for the children of HIV/AIDS patients. There were 2,000 people in attendance at the convention, including Platinum International Diamonds Sadik Din and Hasnimah, and Gold International Diamonds Sheri Din, Akram Din, Fadzli Salim, Richard and Nancy Quek, Mr. and Mrs. S.S. Tamilselvan, Salim Raghavan and Noor Azlina, and Rasid Kamisan and Hasrunita.