News & Video

Video Introduction of JMD

Out of the devastation of Asian Tsunami in December 2004 and the Peace Accords in 2005 that ended a 30-year war, the people of Aceh have a window to build a lasting peace through education and prosperity. Watch this video to learn how Jembatan Masa Depan continues to provide opportunities for families across Aceh. (includes news segment courtesy of Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC News (Australia), Video Interview with JMD's Founder, Sara Henderson

Foreign Correspondent - ABC logo Aceh Afterwards, Foreign Correspondent - ABC, April 5, 2010
Sara Henderson is interviewed in the field in this ABC News report that reviews lessons learned from the international relief effort and ways to improve future responses to disaster.

Fox Business News

Rebuiding After Asian Tsunami, Fox Business News, January 18, 2010
Sara Henderson speaks with Fox Business News about her work in Indonesia after creating the Building Bridges to the Future Foundation. She also discusses the core importance of creating sustainable small businesses and practices for a successful relief effort.

Serambi Indonesia (in Indonesian)

Serambi Indonesia logo "Dakwah Faculty and JMD Bind Cooperation", SERAMBI INDONESIA, August 12, 2009
In 2009, JMD ("Bridge to the Future") signed an agreement with Syiah Kuala University, the largest University in Aceh. As part of JMD's effort to build local capacity and skills, this partnership offers university students the opportunity to take place in community development work in Aceh by working with JMD. Students are assigned various sub-districts and villages to oversee a variety of JMD programs.

Radio New Zealand National

Radio New Zealand National logo February 4, 2010, Click here to listen to the story
Radio New Zealand interviews Sara Henderson about her life and work as one of the longest-serving aid workers in Aceh.

The New York Times

The New York Times logo "A Volunteer Sticks with Aceh", THE INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE and THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 2010
The International Herald Tribune profiles Sara Henderson's volunteer work in Aceh, beginning shortly after the tsunami hit in 2004. Sara is now one of Aceh's longest-serving aid workers, having worked in some of the most isolated and devastated regions of Indonesia.

VOA News video

Province, a Fragile Four-Year Peace Prevails, Brian Padden, VOA, August 13, 2009
VOA's Brian Padden reports on BBF's activities in the Aceh province of Indonesia, profiling the fourth anniversary of peace in the region.

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