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Papua Designs: Improving Lives while Creating Art by Maurine Shimlock

Papua Designs Florida takes my hand and guides the ink-saturated lino-block I’m holding to a blank piece of paper.  In just a few seconds we release the block and the outline of a jellyfish with...
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“The Coral Sings of Hope” by Katie Rose Gurkin

Administrator’s note: “Katie Rose” Gurkin (full name: Katherine Rose Maurine Victoria Gurkin) is our god child.  She and her parents recently traveled with us to Misool Eco...
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Misool Foundation May 2020 Newsletter

Misool Eco Resort may not be open but their Misool Foundation is still working for Raja. Highlights from their May 2020 Newsletter include: Poachers in the Misool Marine Reserve: Why Covid-19...
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Viral Updates from Raja Ampat’s Marine Park Authority by Nikka Gunadharma

Administrator’s note:  I, like all of you, am concerned about what is happening regarding patrolling activities in the MPA’s during the Covid-shutdown.  It’s comforting to know...
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THE FIRST COMMUNITY LIBRARY IN YENBESER VILLAGE HAS OPENED

  CHILDREN AND ADULTS ENTHUSIASTICALLY PARTICIPATED IN THE CELEBRATION OF THIS EVENT THE COLLECTION OF BOOKS WAS CARRIED OUT WHILE THE LIBRARY BUILDING WAS BEING CONSTRUCTED Raja Ampat,...
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ONE MORE SUCCESSFUL HEALTH PROGRAM IN RAJA AMPAT

FRIWEN VILLAGERS RECEIVE THE MUCH-NEEDED FREE PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL SUPPORT 3rd HEALTH PROGRAM REACHING WIDER AREAS, THE SATISFACTION OF AN ACCOMPLISHED MISSION Raja Ampat, Indonesia. February,...
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