Singapore International Foundation launches mobile library in Yogyakarta

(13 November 2017, Jakarta) Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, and Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the 10th ruler of Yogyakarta, on Monday (Nov 13) launched the Words on Wheels (WoW) mobile library programme in the Indonesian city.

The initiative is a partnership between the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) and Yogyakarta’s Provincial Government Board of Library and Archives (BPAD-DIY), and aims to reach out to at least 5,000 students from 10 schools annually over the next three years.

It will also offer free access to English and Bahasa Indonesia educational materials, IT resources and learning facilities to the students four times a week.

The Straits Times has the full story.