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LEKDIS Nusantara – Institute of Islamic Education and Social Studies

Surabaya, Indonesia

Founded in 2000, LEKDIS Nusantara is an NGO founded with a vision to build the attitude, knowledge and skill of the nation. It has programme areas in East Java and Surabaya in Indonesia, with programmes on training, research, technical assistance, institution building and quality control in education and public service.


LEKDIS Nusantara has introduced the Aflatoun programme in seven provinces in Indonesia (North Sumatera, West Nusa Tenggara, South Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, East Java, Central Java and West Java). Aflatoun children in primary and secondary Islamic schools, as well as non-formal education centers like orphanages and shelters, do social activities such as donations and fundraising drives for less privileged children, and financial enterprises such as handicraft-making and batik-making, which also help raise awareness on heritage and local potential.