LKTS was founded on January 23, 1995 in Boyolali Indonesia, the [association] is an independent organization, non for profit organization is registered by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights Indonesia under registration number: AHU-0005402.AH.01.07. As a non state actor organization and to maintain absolute integrity, LKTS does not accept funding from political parties. Our principal source of funding is membership dues, individual supporters, public fundraising campaigns, international donor and public donations.
LKTS support marginalized people to assert their rights in practical ways and make real social, politic and economic change in their communities. LKTS work closely with grass root partners, and break new ground in our partnerships to make the greatest possible difference in the community level. LKTS show leadership and maintain our 26 years of tradition for action and innovation. By experimenting and testing new ways of working with community and grass root partners. LKTS believe poor and marginalized people can gain the power to transform their lives.
THE BEGINNING OF LKTS
We have been working for more than 25 years fighting for the vision and mission of LKTS. Our program is supported by various parties including: International Donors such as Cordaid, ICCO, Kerk In Actie, Stichting Go Kit, (Netherlands), Kinder Mission (Germany), Global Initiative (Austria), USAID Indonesia – FHI360, National NGOs such as PKM/CRP, Elsam, YLBHI, Walhi, Syarikat – Asia Foundation, YBKS, Kias, Pact, LGSP Usaid and Embassies such as New Zealand Embassy, Austrian Embassy, Swiss embassy, Australian Embassy, Ireland Embassy and Finland Embassy.
Short Film "A Shared Mindfulness"
The program run by LKTS as Lead Partner of USAID Madani received appreciation with the release of a short film entitled "A Shared Mindfulness". This film explores the stories of 2 USAID partners, namely LKTS and an organization in Bulukumba in encouraging multi-stakeholder collaboration to improve public services and bring a better life to the community.
Usaid Madani aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society with thematic issues of reducing maternal and newborn mortality in Boyolali. During the 2-year process, LKTS with USAID Madani facilitated CSO capacity building, until a learning forum was formed called "Forum Masyarakat Madani - Civil Community Forum (FORMMAD)". Together with this forum, LKTS developed a pilot project in the villages of Sampetan and Seboto, Ampel District - Boyolali. In this pilot project, wider collaboration is encouraged, by involving the Boyolali District Government cq: The Regional Research and Development Planning Agency (BP3D), The Health Service, Community Health Centers, The Sampetan and Seboto Village Governments, Village Midwives, village health cadres, companies/private companies such as Pertamina, Universities like STIKES Estu Utomo.