Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much

 – Helen Keller –


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Everyone  deserves a qualified and better life. Not only in a family, but also as a part of society which is manifested in fullfiness of the needs of education, health, economy, socio-culture, and so on.

Compassion arising from the injustices and poverty  experienced by children and youth in Maluku fosters empathy in our hearts. We are a group of young people in Ambon with several different backgrounds but committed to create a better environment for children and youth to grow and learn. Lack of books, limited access to information, lack of qualified teachers encourage us to be present as part of the agent of change in Maluku.

Pohon Sagoe Maluku has a vision to empower children and youth to grow to be the best version  of themselves. In a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere, and focused on people, we highly value our existence as individuals. As we also believe that every child and youth are born with good values ​​that must ultimately be helped to develop, as the first step to create qualified leaders in the future.

The programs of Pohon Sagoe focus on a commitment to create a positive and safe learning environment for both children and youth. So that it helps them to grow and find their potential that is rooted in local wisdom and global worldview.


Commited to make a positive and lasting impact for child and youth in Maluku by creating positive and safe learning spaces for children and empowering youth to grow according to their potential, based on the faith to God Almighty, rooted in Maluku wisdom and able to face the challenges in life.


Creating a safe and positive environment fo children to grow and learn

Providing youth opportunities to develop themselves and empower themselves to become agents of change in society.


We believe that our vision can be achieved by aligning with the values ​​of integrity, inclusion, innovation, collaboration, and impactful, manifested in programs.


Parenting Programs

Encouraging and ensuring the fulfillment of children’s rights in the family

Preschool & Elementary teachers training

Encourage and helping create a child-centred school environment

children programs

Helping children to grow, to be the best version of themselves and contribute to community.


Encouraging the government to pursue positive policies for child-centred education and its implementation at schools


Youth Training

Providing opportunities for youth to learn and develop themselves


Connecting youth with various networks to create change in society


imanuel lawalata

Executive Director

lely hendrikus

Board Secretary

Mega Pattiasina

Director of Youth Program

jovan latarissa

Board Treasurer

tirsana kailola

Director of Child Program

riyan suatrat

Program Assistant


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