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Our PAUD Program aims to improve the quality of early childhood education centers at rural and urban areas.

Scope of PAUD program:

  • Training of teachers and caregivers to improve competency
  • National certification of teachers
  • Physical renovation of kindergartens and centers

In the rural areas of Sumatera Utara, Riau, and Jambi, we work to provide education for children of  community members in 37 kindergartens and early childhood education centers and 71 day care centers as of December 31, 2015.

Support of Tanoto Foundation for PAUD Program includes:

  • Training for teachers and caregivers on key topics on children’s development stages, educating children with disabilities, and nutrition.
  • Ensuring centers’ infrastructure safety.
  • Providing supplementary feeding for the children.

Achievements of PAUD Program as of December 31, 2014:

  • 22 PAUD teachers nationally certified
  • 39 PAUD teachers trained
  • 94 kindergartens and day care centers caregivers trained
  • 22 kindergartens and day care centers caregivers nationally trained
  • 12 day care centers renovated in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau
  • 6 PAUD centers renovated in Jakarta.

Our comprehensive support for PAUD that combines teachers training and improvement of physical facilities continues to be recognized by the Jakarta Provincial Government.  In 2015, Tanoto Foundation was assigned by the Jakarta Provincial Government as development agent for government-owned PAUD located in flat housing in East Jakarta and requested to develop an integrated public space that is children friendly (RPTRA – Ruang Publik Terpadu Ramah Anak) in Jakarta.


Teachers in this school are happy with their job. The school has many activities despite the limited resources that the schools have. With Tanoto Foundation’s help, our teaching technique is now comparable to the teachers out there. We do things differently now. Learning activities becomes fun and exciting.

Daryono, Teacher of Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Negeri Lubuk Kembang Sari, Riau

Children became more attentive during learning sessions. They are very happy with the playground facility in the center’s backyard. The spacious classroom also helps teachers to create learning corners for students activities. Thank you, Tanoto Foundation

Siti Maryam, The Principal of PAUD Bougenville 011, North Jakarta