Sponsored Areas

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SPONSORED AREAS

ISCO’s sponsored areas are selected through a careful field survey to make sure that it targets the right needy areas.
A typical ISCO’s sponsored area will have the following characteristics:

  • Slum and urban areas
  • Approximate population of 500 families within the area
  • Potential street children, neglected children and/or potential child labor
  • Income level of below Rp 300.000/month for family with more than 2 children

ISCO began helping children in the areas of Kampung Jembatan (Cipinang Besar Selatan / East Jakarta) and Manggarai (South Jakarta), where children were forced to work on the streets, and often dropped out of school because their parents could not afford the fees and other expenses.

Beginning in 1999 by sponsoring 50 children in two areas of Jakarta, today ISCO operates in 27areas – 15 in Greater Jakarta, 8 in Surabaya and 4 in Medan. ISCO sponsored more than 2,000 children are, most of who are between the ages of 5 and 16 years.

By July 2010, ISCO already expand to:

  • 29 fields exist, 17 in Jakarta, 8 in Surabaya-East Java, 4 in Medan-North Sumatra.
  • Support 2196 children at this moment.

29 Slum Areas, 2196 Children are scattered over:

1. Greater Jakarta:

  • Cipinang Besar Selatan, East Jakarta
  • Cipinang Besar Utara
  • Manggarai, South Jakarta
  • Kampung Gege, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta
  • Kampung Lio, Depok, South Outskirt of Jakarta
  • Tanah Merah, Semper, North Jakarta
  • Pesing (JakBar)
  • Kampung Mangga (JakUt)
  • Kosambi (Cengkareng)
  • Semanan (Cengkareng)
  • Kebon Melati (JakPus)
  • Penjaringan (JakUt)
  • Kali Baru (JakUt)
  • Pademangan Utara (JakUt)
  • Pademangan Timut
  • Mangga Dua (JakUt)
  • Kebon Jahe (JakBar)

2. Greater Surabaya:

  • Genteng, Kapasan, Central Surabaya
  • Pabean, North Surabaya
  • Gading, Central Surabaya
  • Morokrembangan
  • Ujung
  • Sidodadi
  • Perak Timur
  • Asem Rowo

3. Greater Medan:

  • Polonia, Central Medan
  • Belawan, North Sumatera
  • Kampung Kurnia
  • Bagan Deli
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