The Sumba Foundation & Bubs Partnership
Through the Sumba Foundation and Bubs Australia partnership, we are launching “Project Smile”, which will focus on providing nutrition support and ongoing nutrition related knowledge, initially to 50 expectant mothers and 50 malnourished babies over a 12 month period in remote regions of Sumba, an island in Indonesia.
Over July, Bubs Australia is donating 100% of profits to the Sumba Foundation for purchases via our Bub website. Bubs Australia is grateful to be able to work with and support the Sumba Foundation on a specific project that aligns with Bubs Australia’s purpose to grow happy, healthy families through clean nutrition.
Sumba Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization under the section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Based in Eastern Indonesia, the goal of the foundation is to help ease the burdens of poverty the Sumbanese communities and also preserve and respect the cultural traditions of its people.
Sumba Foundation Philosophy
Sumba Foundation philosophy is to help the people help themselves; we do not believe in giving ongoing handouts or spending large sums of money to solve problems. We feel that each and every one of us has a responsibility to better use our position and resources to help people living in poverty realize their needs and vision of a better world.
It is not simply about sharing our resources with others in need, but perhaps more importantly, it is about getting involved in the world around us with the goal of gaining a new perspective. The Sumba Foundation’s work is rooted in the knowledge that the most effective actions must come from within the context of our own lives and hearts. As members of the human family, each of us is responsible and all of us are accountable.
The work of the Sumba Foundation aligns with many Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations.
Value: We have made life better for the 45,000 people we are helping every day with our many water, health, nutrition and education initiatives. Outside our core area there are several hundred thousand more who are benefiting from the collaborative projects we initiated in other areas of Sumba.