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Participants in the Cultural Strengthening program_Nyirripi, Australia © TBC

We are a small, innovative and independent community development organisation based in Australia. Community led and volunteer based, we look at development differently – we commit ourselves to long term respectful partnerships and use an approach which values community ownership, sustainability, transparency and equity.



our projects


Our Budaka project in Eastern Uganda supports the education, well-being and social inclusion of orphans and vulnerable children impacted by HIV.

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We support the health and wellbeing of women and children in Rote, Indonesia through targeted education and food security programs.

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In  Nyirripi, Central Australia we support community led  ‘camps on country’ that teach culture, country and ceremony to children and young people.

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2015 was a full and rewarding year for indigo foundation and our partner communities. Please have a read of our 2015 annual report to find out the stories, achievements and lessons from our projects

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The latest news from our partners at the Women’s Empowerment Centre in Kabul is that 35 women graduated this year, supported by WEC’s scholarship program. Congratulations to WEC Director Nasima and to the graduates!

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CROWD FUNDING: Thank you to everyone who pitched in to help us raise us raise $7,835 for the Club Rafiki hip hop school in Rwanda to use dance to educate about sexual health. The program will get underway in the coming months and we’ll keep you updated

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latest events

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Our 6th annual Canberra dinner will be held on Saturday 28 May at the National Press Club. This year we will celebrate over 15 years of partnering with Lua Lemba in Rote, Indonesia. It is always a great night and we’d love to see you there!

Tickets here

And they danced and danced! Thank you to everyone who came along and put they music trivia and dancing feet to the test at our Live Music Trivia event in Wollongong 1st April. We raised an incredible $10,500 in support of our education and sexual health programs in Uganda and Rwanda.

Book here

The hugest of thanks you’s to the passionate group of big-hearted strong-legged cyclists who raised $10,605 riding from sea level in Sydney to Mt Kosciuszko in April. This funds will go to our project with Mahalir Sakthi to empower Dalit women and children. What a bunch of champions!

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