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Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia. Situated between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, it has more than 13,000 islands and is the world’s fourth most populous country, as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. The world’s most populous island of Java contains more than half of the country’s population. Indonesia has vast areas of wilderness that support the world’s second highest level of biodiversity. The country has abundant natural resources like oil and natural gas, tin, copper and gold.

  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Population: 264 million
  • Language: Bahasa Indonesia
  • Indonesia is the most populous Muslim nation in the world.

Our History in Indonesia

In 2004, FH began working in Indonesia after a tsunami killed 283,000 people. FH worked with devastated communities to help them rebuild their lives and homes. Since then, FH has focused efforts on long-term development work in agriculture, education and income generation.

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Stories From Indonesia

Reaching God-Given Potential Through Sponsorship

The impact of Child Sponsorship on a child’s life is displayed in ways that continue to give testimony to the wondrous plans that God has for His children. Yobel is a 12-year-old boy living in Indonesia. Through FH educational programs, he has transformed from a reserved student with limited social skills to a courageous,

Overflowing with Gratitude

FH Sponsored Children Share What They’re Grateful For

Overflowing with Gratitude As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s a time to reflect on the abundance of joy and gratitude that fills our lives. This season, we are reminded of the remarkable resilience and unwavering spirit of children around the world.  These children’s stories are not just about overcoming challenges, but


Key Challenges

Around 18% of children in Indonesia are underweight | 64% of the rural population lives without healthy sanitation | about 10% of the population is Christian

You are about to embark on a new FH Donor Experience

If you need assistance, please contact us at donorhelp@fh.org or 866-307-3259.

Gift Policy:
You may send small, flat paper-based items that can fit into a standard #10 size envelope, have a value of less than $5 dollars and weigh less than 4 ounces. We ask that you send small, flat items of this size because shipping is expensive and even small gift items can cause issues clearing customs.
You can send postcards or photographs, however, we ask that you visit here for more details about culturally appropriate guidelines for photos and other images. Please write the child’s ID # on the back of each item that you enclose with your letter to ensure that it reaches him/her.
Best gifts to send your sponsored child:
  • Paper dolls
  • Postcards
  • Pictures of yourself or family
  • Sports cards, individual cards (baseball, soccer, football)
  • Stickers (flat, paper-based, only a few at a time)
  • Paper-based simple bookmarks, stationery, drawing, or writing paper (single sheets)
  • Coloring pages (single sheets, not books)
  • Please do NOT send:
  • Monetary gifts
  • Liquids, candy, or food
  • Batteries or magnets
Please note, all items should be compliant with airline transport and safety regulations. Gifts that don’t meet the gift policy will be donated to a local Christian non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, that works with low-income families. We will not be able to return them.