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WAFSAC reaching across the globe
Monday, 20 November 2017
WAFSAC reaching across the globe Thank you to everyone who has given support to our WAFSAC drive and the Mentawai’s cultural education program. With less than 2 weeks remaining to purchase your copy of the As Worlds Divide film, we thought we’d share with you how far and wide the voice of...
WAFSAC - extended!
Thursday, 02 November 2017
WAFSAC - EXTENDED! The ‘Watch a film, save a culture’ wafsac reached its 30th day last Monday. Whilst we’ve yet to reach our targets in terms of funds raised, we are extremely grateful and moved by the level of support you’ve given over the past month – particularly by how far the voice of...
Watch a Film, Save a Culture - with BITCOIN! The Indigenous Education Foundation (IEF) has expanded its payment options beyond credit cards and Paypal and is now accepting bitcoin donations as part of its ‘watch a film, save a culture’ #wafsac campaign. That’s right - #wafsac has gone crypto!...
Suku Mentawai Education Foundation inauguration event Last Friday, 15 September, the Yayasan Pendidikan Suku Mentawai was formally inaugurated along with their Mentawai Ecotourism and new office space in Desa Muntei. The inauguration event is an important step to establishing the Yayasan within the...
Mentawai Ecotourism to help sustain their cultural education program Working with the Mentawai community over the past 9 years, our focus has always been on empowerment – listening as they debate and develop strategies most relevant to their circumstance and determine which areas they need our...
#WAFSAC - 'watch a film, save a culture' gaining momentum Just a quick update to let you know how grateful we are for all your generous support over the past few months - you really are inspiring us. Since premiering the As Worlds Divide film and #wafsac campaign on March 24, you’ve invited,...


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The Indigenous Mentawai community are finally seeing their wants, needs and ideas for a sustainable solution to prevent and protect against long-term poverty become a reality.

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“It is so refreshing to see a model that allows Indigenous peoples control over the design of their own educational strategies”

Frank Turner

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WAFSAC reaching across the globe
Monday, 20 November 2017
WAFSAC reaching across the globe Thank you to everyone who has given support to our WAFSAC drive and the Mentawai’s cultural education program. With less than 2 weeks remaining to purchase your copy of the As Worlds Divide film, we thought we’d share with you how far and wide the voice of Mentawai is being heard.Just last week we launched a creative Billboard concept together with our wafsac PR sponsor, The Hallway, at one of Melbourne’s most iconic locations. A powerful statement displayed...
WAFSAC - extended!
Thursday, 02 November 2017
WAFSAC - EXTENDED! The ‘Watch a film, save a culture’ wafsac reached its 30th day last Monday. Whilst we’ve yet to reach our targets in terms of funds raised, we are extremely grateful and moved by the level of support you’ve given over the past month – particularly by how far the voice of Indigenous Mentawai has been carried across Australia and around the world. Thank you.During this period, the Mentawai Cultural Education Foundation have been introducing the program throughout their...