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North Jakarta community gives free night classes for children

  • Nina A. Loasana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 10 2019   /  01:14 am
Study group: Children in Koja district, North Jakarta, learn math during a night class on Nov. 3 at the Sindang Raya integrated child-friendly public space (RPTRA). The night classes were initiated by the management of the RPTRA.(JP/Nina A. Loasana)(RPTRA). The night classes were initiated by the management of the RPTRA.(JP/Nina A. Loasana)

Study group: Children in Koja district, North Jakarta, learn math during a night class on Nov. 3 at the Sindang Raya integrated child-friendly public space (RPTRA). The night classes were initiated by the management of the RPTRA.(JP/Nina A. Loasana)The African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”, rings true for residents of Koja district, North Jakarta.In an attempt to better educate children of the community, the management team of the Sindang Raya integrated child-friendly public space (RPTRA) has been offering free night classes on various school subjects.“We thought it would be better for the children to study together at night rather than just play like they usually do,” RPTRA Sindang Raya spokesperson Dewi Murniati told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.Seven classes are currently being held at the RPTRA, each designated to cater to a specific age group.“...