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YWP Gallery Building Renovation Project

      Providing various facilities to maintain its sustainability through documentation of friendly relations between Indonesia and Japan, starting from the history of former Japanese soldiers living in Indonesia and tracing the journey from the past to the present.

It would be difficult to understand the background if only with the current designation, namely the Yayasan Warga Persahabatan (YWP), then the name was set "The History Gallery of Former Japanese Soldiers"

*on going program/project highlight*
History Gallery Project
*old existing programs
Medical Assistance


The medical assistance program is primarily intended for foundation founders or the first generation who need assistance due to health problems/sickness. From the period 1988 to 2010, the first generation who received assistance were 103 people.

Foundation Scholarship


Foundation Scholarships are scholarships aimed at YWP members of the second, third generation and their descendants. The general requirements that must be met are as follows: Japanese descent; Have a passion for learning, diligent and hardworking; The economic condition of the underprivileged parents/guardians; Average score/achievement for junior/high school level minimum 7.8 out of 10; and college with a minimum GPA of 3; certificate from the applicant's school. 

During the period from 1988 to 2018 the total number of members who received Foundation scholarship assistance was 741 people.

Dana Mie Scholarship


The MIE scholarship system is an educational scholarship aid funded by Mrs. Mie Ogura who has great care and concern for the world of education and the future of children in Indonesia. This scholarship assistance is aimed at outstanding Indonesian youths and from underprivileged families. In distributing this MIE scholarship system, YWP collaborates with related institutions, namely the Ministry of National Education at the Central Level which recommends several schools in the DKI Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and North Sumatra areas that need attention and assistance. The general requirements that must be met by the applicant are as follows: Indonesian citizen; Have a passion for learning, diligent and hardworking; The economic condition of the underprivileged parents/guardians; The average achievement score for the junior/high school level is a minimum of 7.50 out of 10; Minimum college GPA 3.5 out of 4; statement letter from the applicant's school/RT/RW.

The MIE scholarship system has been held since 1992. The total number of scholarship recipients for the period 1992 to 2012 was 2,207 students.

Indonesia Ganbare Scholarship


The Ganbare Scholarship is an educational scholarship sponsored by the Indonesian Friendship Association (Asosiasi Persahabatan Indonesia) which operates in Tokyo, Japan, and has a great concern for the development of education in Indonesia. This scholarship program is aimed at final year undergraduate students from various majors. For the academic year 2000 – 2001, 7 students have been selected from various universities, including: the University of Indonesia, the Merdeka University in Malang, and the Medan State University (IKIP Medan). The requirements that must be met by the applicant are as follows: Indonesian citizen; Under 25 years of age; Registered as a final year (last year) undergraduate student at one of the universities in Indonesia; Minimum GPA 3.00 out of 4; good health condition; The applicant is not currently receiving a similar scholarship.

Although it is non-binding, scholarship recipients are expected to have a responsibility to actively contribute their potential for the progress of the nation, as well as to promote friendship between Indonesia and Japan.

Orphanage Foundation Scholarship


This assistance program is aimed at orphans who have no family and are taking shelter in an orphanage. Assistance in the form of educational scholarships to support the needs of school-age orphans ranging from elementary school to high school level.

As of April 2001 – 2003, YWP has distributed educational scholarships to 158 orphans who are under the responsibility of the Alawy Al-Hanbaly Orphanage in Sidoarjo – East Java.

Women Activities (Fujin Bu)


In order to support activities in the field of women, YWP on April 29, 2000 established a women's division named Fujin Bu. This feminine activity is intended to accommodate the various creativity, expertise and abilities of mothers and young women of YWP members in the fields of arts and traditional Indonesian-Japanese culture, such as handicrafts, traditional cuisine, dance arts, shiatsu, shuji, origami, etc. 


The programs and activities held are expected to further enhance Indonesia-Japan relations through the exchange of traditional cultures between the two countries.

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