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Building from Within

building with humanity SDIA Annual Report 2011
World Subud Association Contents
Bringing together Subud members around the world

04 Message from the Chairperson

07 Who We Are
08 Building from Within
12 Making a Difference
18 Joining Together
20 Reaching Out
Affiliations 21 SDIA 2011 Membership
World Subud Association
22 Thank you!
SDIA is an affiliate organisation of the World Subud Association.
Subud is an association whose members world wide belong to
24 Financial report
all cultures and religions and who are united through a direct,
personal experience called the latihan that acknowledges a higher 28 Contact information

United Nations
Since 1989, SDIA holds special consultative status with the United
Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) http://www.
un.org/ecosoc/ and http://www.un.org/esa/coordination/ngo and
the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), http://www.unicef.
org/. Since 2000, SDIA has been affiliated with the UN Department
of Public Information, NGO Section http://www.un.org/dpi/ngosec-
Working with the UN through volunteers, SDIA participates as an Dharma
international non-governmental organisation, contributing from International
civil society to the discourse on global issues.
building with humanity

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The sustainability of the operating costs of a growing While we celebrate these successes, we were not
network has long been a challenge for SDIA, and our able to serve all of our projects to the fullest extent
Endowment Fund was established in the late 1990s of their needs and those of their communities, and
as a response. We are pleased to report that in 2011 this is always our challenge: the needs are greater
we began to enjoy greater returns on this fund, than we have resources for, both in-kind and finan-
thanks to both our benefactors and the bequests cial. Many of our national teams are themselves
that were received in the past few years. With seeking to become more sustainable and effective
prudent management, we can now look forward to by strengthening their own volunteer boards and
ensuring some stability of income for the rising costs committees. The work can become overwhelming.
of providing services and grants to our members. We take strength, however, from the experience we
Message from the Chairperson have built on, and from a reminder that our raison
Another highlight of 2011 was the work and spirit-filled d’être is to find creative and caring ways to serve.
On behalf of the members, staff and the Board of Directors of SDIA, it Annual General Meeting where representatives of Fostering the spirit of care and compassion is what
is my pleasure to present the Annual Report for 2011. Hard work, sus- national Susila Dharma teams realised new levels of moves us to achieve our human potential.
tained effort, and many contributions at the local, national, regional and commitment and cooperation to move our collective
international levels brought forth the results you see summarised here. efforts forward on a number of fronts. We are grow- We are grateful for all your contributions. They make
ing in experience and understanding as well as in this work a reality.
At the core of the Susila Dharma network are the 41 social and human- the scope of our work. As Ramsey Oren (SD Canada)
itarian projects working for equitable, life-serving outcomes in their reflected, we need to “grow with capacity” and the
communities. It is primarily in the support of these efforts that the rest building of capacity of our national teams, and the
of the network—national teams, international advisory groups, SDIA international organisation will then in turn be able to
staff and Board and other volunteers—becomes mobilised. I would like support the ability of our projects to be responsive to
to take the unusual step of leading our highlights for the year with a the multiple needs of their communities.
Kumari Beck
tribute to the staff of SDIA who coordinate our network with relatively
few resources. Virginia Thomas, our executive director, brings a level While some of our member projects were able to
of creativity and sound development expertise that has raised the level realise many successes from our collective sup-
of professionalism and led to the successful implementation of new port, and even win some awards in 2011, the most
partnership strategies in SDIA. The rest of the small team works quietly hopeful developments, in our view, were realised
and efficiently. Because they believe strongly in the principles and goals in the DR Congo. The first in a series of community
of the organisation, they put in more hours than they are paid for. They health centres was well on the way to opening its
are a tremendous asset for the organisation, and we are most grateful doors. This was the result of a web of partnership
to Samuel Chapleau (bookkeeper and DR Congo project administrator), support involving SD DR Congo, Médecins d’Afrique,
Rosanna Hille (communications), Solen Lees (translations, volunteers the Buchan Family Foundation, and the Canadian
and UN coordinator), Cassidy Sterling (website and publications), and Embassy in Kinshasa, ably coordinated by the SDIA
Hillel Natanson (social media). As we grow, however, the demands on team (see details below). Plans are under way to
staff time are greater and become more complex, and the Board has enhance the impact of these centres by adding other
made a priority of ensuring a fair and equitable remuneration that can initiatives to improve basic health and well-being in
also be sustainable for the organisation. these under-served communities.

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The locations of SD Projects Who We Are
around the world
Susila Dharma International (SDIA) is a non-profit association that aims to relieve human
suffering and promote just and sustainable development. Based in 29 countries, SDIA has
23 voting and 41 associate members. We work by:

• Partnering and supporting grassroots, participatory development and humanitarian

• Empowering individuals and communities to engage in human, social and economic
United Kingdom
Moldova • Raising awareness of global issues and interdependence.
Portugal Japan
SDIA was founded in 1969 and is an affiliate organisation of the World Subud Association.
‘Susila Dharma’ can be translated as “…guided from within to take action in the world.”
Viet Nam Susila Dharma International Association (SDIA) is a US-registered non-profit organisation
Colombia (US Charitable tax No. 98-0156249) and holds special consultative status with the United
D.R. Congo Indonesia Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UNICEF and the Department of Public
Zambia Information (DPI). SDIA is governed by an international board and by the decisions of
Paraguay voting members at the Annual General Meeting.

At the Annual General Meeting held in New Zealand in January 2010, members
New Zealand
approved the goals that guide SDIA’s activities for the years 2010-2014…
1. Support to members (SD Projects and SD Nationals)
• Building capacity in project management
• Technical support to projects
“The success of SDIA depends heavily • Support to new and developing SD Nationals
on partnerships starting with the • Coordinated use of available resources for efficient and effective project support

collaboration between members of 2. Strengthen the SD Network

• Encourage project support teams
the network.”
• Encourage the creation of long-term partnerships and inter-cultural learning
• Increase sharing of good practices and lessons learned
3. Strengthen links with others
SD National chairpersons at the Annual General Meeting in Greece
• Support growing interest in volunteering through the GetInvolved! program
• Promote Susila Dharma initiatives in local Subud groups
• Expand partnerships and fundraising with non-Subud organisations
• Facilitate attendance at United Nations meetings by interested members and SD
project representatives.

This Annual Report covers the activities of the international organisation and its services to
members for the year 2011. It does not cover the activities and achievements of all 64 mem-
bers of SDIA. Annual Reports from SDIA members for the year 2011 and other information
about the Susila Dharma Network are available at www.susiladharma.org.

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Building from Within
“ I felt that this camp helped me to get closer
to myself. Perhaps even more so than the
improvement in the local community, the camp
empowers its volunteers for future work in any
field.” —Volunteer

Developing Local Capacity, international team in January and October. During

these visits, two seminars were held in Kinshasa
Networking and Learning on NGO management and quality control. The first
was on NGO law and legal requirements for not-
for-profit associations in the DRC. The second, with
In 2011, UNDP ranked the Democratic Republic
a group of project leaders, was designed to raise
of Congo (DRC) at the very bottom of the Human
self-awareness of leaders about their own work and
Development Index of 187 countries. Given the ex-
to look at their NGOs critically, evaluating their own
tremely difficult living conditions in the DRC and the
projects and finding potential solutions to problems.
number of new and growing Susila Dharma initia-
The workshop was facilitated by Guy Mudumbula,
tives there, capacity development for Susila Dharma
the Executive Secretary of the NGO network
DRC was a priority this year.
CRONGD-Kinshasa of which SD DRC is a member.
This workshop helped project leaders refocus on
DR Congo
their values and assess whether or not they had
SD DRC leads a national network of independent
the means to do work of high quality, as well as
projects providing for the education and care of chil-
what they needed to get there and how to improve
dren, basic health and food security. It has shared an
their own standards of performance. An action plan
office with Subud DRC, which is now being reno-
was developed by each NGO supported by the SD
vated. In 2011, SDIA supported the organisation to
Network. Progress will be monitored throughout the
establish and maintain its own Susila Dharma office
coming period.
in the capital, Kinshasa so it can oversee and moni-
tor the projects in the national network and commu-
During both visits, the international team was able
nicate on their behalf with outside funders.
to meet project beneficiaries and staff and hold
meetings with existing and potential partners. The
Capacity of project leaders was developed during
full DR Congo reports by the delegation can be Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta (YTS),
two monitoring visits to the DR Congo by the SDIA Kalimantan, Indonesia
found on our website.
« Photo by: Bardolf Paul

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DR Congo Yenge Clinic, DR Congo

Human Force Camp, Indonesia Lemba Imbu CSCOM Clinic, DR Congo

Colombia teers included both Subud and non-Subud members and strengthening the international network. There
SDIA gave support to SD Colombia to a capac- between 15 and 65 years of age. Two Human Force were a number of themes that concerned the SD
ity-building and networking meeting of SD pro- team members coordinated the camp on-site in Nationals, including: communicating the signifi-
ject leaders from across Colombia at Fundación conjunction with YUM project staff. The goal was to cance of SD work; recruiting board members who
Amanecer. support the Village’s sustainable organic agriculture would be willing to invest the needed volunteer
programme, to do some renovations on the site’s hours; creating understanding and a sense of the
“The overwhelming feeling I had India buildings, and to pilot a programme that would bring importance of Susila Dharma among Subud national
while attending the AGM was that Following a capacity assessment of SRADHA (India) students and other volunteers to the YUM Village to and zonal committees; obtaining more information
I was part of a professional team. in 2010, SDIA supported SRADHA team members assist in social work and to learn the value of contrib- on ‘due diligence’ and harmonizing our granting ef-
to be trained in context analysis at the India Social uting to the community. forts so that we work more effectively as a network
There were no star players—only Institute, after which they conducted a survey of the to co-support and strengthen projects.
dedicated collaborators in the impact of their activities. An action plan from this Networking and Learning
grand effort to reduce suffering in work is pending. The SDIA Annual General Meeting and Conference Participating members, especially those from
was held in Aghii Apostoloi, Kalamos, Greece, July developing countries who do not have as many
the world.” —Ramsey Oren (SD Canada) Indonesia 13-18, 2011. Members came from Spain, Portugal, opportunities to meet, spoke very highly of the
Through its Get Involved! volunteering programme, Britain, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, France, sense of community, support and shared purpose
and thanks to the support of Guerrand Hermes Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Germany, Japan, RD within the Susila Dharma Network. Presentations
Foundation for Peace (GHFP), SDIA supported Congo and Sweden, representing 15 national SD and discussions were held on activities in the DR
another Human Force Volunteer Camp. From July organisations and two projects. SDIA subsidised SD Congo, the International Child Development Pro-
3 to 17, 2011 twelve volunteers poured their time Nationals representatives from developing countries. gramme, the Roda Viva Project in Portugal, the Get
and attention into the YUM Village in Cipanas, Involved! Volunteering Programme and the Human
Indonesia. Hailing from Indonesia, India, Australia, In addition to the formal business meeting, members Force Volunteer Camp.
France, Colombia, Brazil, and the US, these volun- spent rare time together learning from each other

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Making a Difference
“ What struck me the most was the sense of
community in the work. I realised that our work
is one, and that we are all trying to bring our own
contribution, whether we are from a developed
or developing country, woman or man.”
—Dianteza Dimpioka (SD DR Congo)

Grants and
Technical Support
“Through working to develop this Traditionally, most funds for SD projects and activi-
ties are raised from SD National organisations and
project, we have learned so much our dependable partners like the Guerrand Hermes
about child protection and working Foundation for Peace and the Lesley and Dorothy
with others to improve the local Blond Trust. This year the Buchan Family Foundation
has emerged to become a major funder of activities
circumstances for orphaned and in DR Congo. This is also the first time that SDIA
vulnerable children.” has taken on the role of grant management, moni-
—DRC Project leader toring and assessment for projects outside the SD

In addition to providing technical and capacity devel-

opment support, SDIA disbursed a total of $284,466
in grants to members’ and other activities in 2011.
This includes those allocated from SDIA funds,
earmarked donations from individuals, and grants
from trusts, foundations and SD Nationals that are
administered by SDIA.

CEDERI-Madimba, DR Congo
« Photo by: Virginia Thomas

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Child Development Project Support Yayasan Usaha Mulia’s education and Sup-
port-to-Families programme in Java was assisted
and Education Portugal
through SDIA by long-time supporters who gave
earmarked donations for scholarships and the com-
Due to government cuts to their work with children
munity work at the Cipanas Village Project.
“Q” Fund, Chimoza School, Zambia Yayasan Usaha Mulia and families at risk and the Saturday children’s
(YUM), Indonesia
programme, Roda Viva Education Centre in Portugal
made an appeal during the meeting in Greece. A
The project leader of Tierraviva Asociación, Rasjid
number of SD Nationals plus SDIA pulled together
Cesar, who developed a human rights programme in
and came up with the funds to keep the programme
Argentina for women incarcerated with their children,
was assisted to travel to Uruguay on the invitation of
the government to try to establish a similar programme
South Africa
One of the priorities identified by the International
Child Development Programme (based in Norway)
was to hold a Southern Africa network meeting of
The funding for ‘A Child’s Garden of Peace’ project
International Child Development Programme (ICDP)
is managed by SDIA. Funds were used to provide
practitioners. This capacity development event was
scholarships to students who, in exchange for
supported by SDIA.
financial support, ran a gardening and handicrafts
” The money is being slowly given More than 120 million children around the world
programme for children 5-14 years of age. SDIA also
cannot attend primary school. In developing Moldova
to people in need—all sorts of promoted the sale of purses made by local women
countries, only one child in three completes five An English Language summer camp for children
things are cropping up! …with from recycled materials, the proceeds from which
years of schooling. Education and a safe nurturing whose parents were living abroad was piloted in
are used to fund the children’s programme.
Christchurch being so prone to environment are essential for children to be able Budesti, Moldova. SDIA, GHFP ald several SD Na-
to realise their potential and break the cycle of tionals gave this start-up project technical support,
more and more earthquakes, we are DR Congo
poverty. Education provides the key to the full volunteer coordination and grants to get going. The
grateful to have a back-up.”  As part of SDIA’s capacity development activities,
social, economic and political participation that is Budesti English Language Summer School has since
technical support was provided to the Albadi School
necessary if those living in poverty are to meet their become an SDIA associate member.
and Orphanage. Thanks to donors, SDIA was able
—SD New Zealand basic needs and achieve access to all other rights.
to cover the cost of renting a home for 10 orphaned
and abandoned children who are looked after by
SDIA supports its members working in child devel- A new activity supported by the SDIA office is the
Albadi, and to help cover the cost of a full-time social
opment and education as they: Bright Futures Scholarship Fund initiated by Hanafi
worker to support the development of the orphan-
Fraval in the USA. Herni and Erpan, students from
age’s internal operating procedures. In October, SDIA
• Build understanding of child development in Central Kalimantan who were recommended by the
invited International Child Development Programme
parents and childcare professionals, and improve Bina Cita Utami School, have been the first scholar-
(ICDP) trainer Pedro Mendes to introduce Albadi and
the interaction between caregivers and children, ship recipients. Thanks to fundraising done by Hanafi
local community representatives to the ICDP meth-
• Improve access to, as well as the quality and and Levana, both are now studying in Palanka Raya
odology as a basis for combating the rising problem
relevance of, education in order to transform lives at a university that accommodates working students
of witchcraft accusations against children.
and societies, who support their families. Erpan is doing a BA in
• Undertake small-scale improvements to school Management and Herni is doing a BA in Accounting
The Inkisi School benefited from water hook-up and
infrastructure and increase access to equipment, and Economics. Bina Cita Utama School in Central
the installation of water foundations and taps for
books and learning materials, Kalimantan also received funding for scholarships for
washing. With financial assistance from SD Norway
• Develop new and innovative teaching methods low-income students.
coordinated by SDIA, Lemba Imbu School was able
that will enable children to reach their full human to purchase supplies for the new school year.

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Community Health Community Development
and Well-being and Sustainable Livelihoods
Project Support Project Support
DR Congo DR Congo
In 2010 the Buchan Family Foundation contacted Several agricultural and community development
SDIA after reading a blog entry on the SDIA website projects outside the SD Network were monitored
about problems posed by lack of affordable, quality and assessed by SDIA in 2011. CEDER, a rural com-
healthcare in the DRC and our approach to develop- munity centre in Lower Congo, supports a number
ing community health centres. SDIA is the admin- of farmers’ associations with new seed varieties,
istrator and manager of these funds with Virginia training in animal husbandry techniques and agricul-
Thomas, Samuel Chapleau and the team in Montréal tural credits to help increase their production. Work-
as project coordinators. One of the largest projects ing Villages International, an American non-profit
underway is to build a series of community health organisation, supports an agricultural project to
SD Indonesia
centres (CSCOM) after the initial pilot project with introduce oxen teams and animal traction in farming
CSCOM Ndjili Kilambu in partnership with Médecins and the production of extensive and varied crops in
Every human being has a right to health care; d’Afrique, a local NGO. Grants totalling $69,860 Anisha, India
the Ruzizi Valley in Eastern Congo.
however, a third of the world’s population is denied (USD) were provided for construction, community
this right. Every year, in the poorest countries of the mobilisation, training by Médecins d’Afrique, pur- India
world, ten million infants die of preventable disease chase of medical supplies, solar panels and medi- Many problems facing families and communities SDIA provided funding to Anisha Rural (India) to
and malnutrition, some 500,000 women die during cines. SDIA assisted SD DRC to obtain a grant from in the developing world are linked to inadequate enable them to raise their portion of the partnership
pregnancy and childbirth because they lack access the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa for this project. employment and income and the lack of a political requirement with SD Germany to access financial
to sufficient medical care, and more than one billion The clinic is due to open in 2012. voice. SDIA supports its members to strengthen the support from the German government.
people are living without clean drinking water. social, economic and political participation of those
CEDERI-Madimba in Lower Congo is a community in marginalised communities, increasing their ability Indonesia
SDIA supports its members improving community centre training community leaders, promoting pri- to shape their own destiny. Through community In January a grant was allocated for an independent
health and well-being as they: mary health care and reforestation, supplying clean development, the capacity to meet common goals is evaluation of Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta’s (YTS) work
drinking water and sanitation, and providing a family increased and families are helped to establish more in Central Kalimantan to deliver training in sound
• Provide access to better nutrition, sanitation, agricultural enterprise model. SDIA supported this secure and sustainable livelihoods. community planning processes in the region and
health awareness and medical services by project in renovating the building and equipment other parts of Indonesia. The evaluation has led to
delivering these services through schools, clinics of the Madimba Health Centre, improving basic SDIA supports members working to improve com- a strategic focusing on staff capacity-development
and community centres, healthcare for the population. munity development and sustainable livelihoods as and broadened the scope of the programme to
• Provide health, education and nutritional they: involve more youth. YTS has now hired a full-time
programmes in schools, Indonesia, New Zealand and Japan training officer and is working with an outside training
• Identify community-based solutions to SDIA provided a grant to SD Indonesia’s partnership • Promote the use of participatory approaches to institution. This evaluation has benefitted several
preventable diseases and hazards such as with Planet Water Foundation to create a clean wa- development, SD Nationals who are now engaged in funding this
malnutrition, land-mines, malaria and HIV/AIDS, ter project following the volcanic eruption of Mount • Build vocational, literacy and work-related skills training programme.
• Empower individuals and communities to take an Merapi on Java. SDIA collected $31,592.89 (USD) • Provide opportunities for adult education,
active role in their own health care. for earthquake and tsunami emergency relief in New rehabilitation and social integration,
Zealand and Japan. These funds were distributed to • Develop micro-savings and loan schemes that
SD New Zealand and SD Japan who allocated them empower women and men to become more
to families, programmes and other charities working effective providers for their families.
in the affected areas.

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Joining Together
“ SDIA is fortunate to have financial
and technical partners to make this
work possible.”

Partnerships and Links

The success of SDIA depends heavily on partnerships, starting with the collaboration between members of
the network. In addition, SDIA is fortunate to have financial and technical partners to make this work possi-
ble. Through consultative status at the United Nations, SDIA and its members are able to create important
links with like-minded individuals and organisations that share our approach to development.

SDIA funding and other United Nations

partnerships in 2011 were:

Lesley and Dorothy Blond Trust: SDIA Capacity SDIA is privileged to be in Consultative Status with
Development Programme and DR Congo projects the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council
(ECOSOC), UNICEF and the Department of Public
Buchan Family Foundation: DR Congo projects Information since 1989. Meetings, events and
committees attended or followed by volunteers
Guerrand Hermes Foundation for Peace: Human were:
Force Volunteer Camp, Indonesia and Budesti
English Language Summer Camp in Moldova. • Earth Summit Prepcon 2: New York (Preparatory
meeting for the UN Conference on Sustainable
Médecins d’Afrique (African Doctors), Canadian Development / Rio +20),
Embassy in Kinshasa and the University of • DPI/NGO Briefing: “Achieving the MDGs: MDG 2
Kinshasa’s School of Public Health: Community [Education] + MDG 3 [Gender Equality] + MDG 5
Health Centres in DR Congo. [Maternal Health],”

• DPI Conference: “Sustainable Societies,

World Subud Association: Distribution of Responsive Citizens,” Bonn Germany.,
publications and collaboration on initiatives with
• 18th Session of the Human Rights Council and
the Muhammad Subuh Foundation, the Subud Committee on the Rights of the Child, Day of
International Cultural Association, Subud Enterprise General Discussion on the children of incarcerated
Services and Subud Youth Association. parents—with a written submission from Rasjid
Cesar of the Tierraviva Project in Argentina.

• Department of Public Information—

Special Briefing with the United Nations

• NGO Committee on UNICEF membership


Yayason Usaha Mulia (YUM), Indonesia

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Reaching Out
“ SDIA has been developing a larger presence SDIA 2011 Membership
in the general public and with governments,
non-government organisations, United Nations
agencies, global networks and funders.”
SDIA achieves its goals by serving and Europe: Budesti English Language Summer School
supporting its members. In 2011 SDIA (Moldova), International Child Development

Publications and welcomed three new members: Programme (Norway—activities in 18 countries),

Lewes New School (UK), Puppeteers Without
• Susila Dharma Japan
Research • Budesti English Language Summer School
Borders (France), Roda Viva (Portugal).

Through its research and publications featuring the increasing use of social media is helping to reach a (Moldova)
Community Health and Well-Being
activities of the SD Network, SDIA has been develop- new and younger audience. • Fundación Trópico (Colombia)
Africa: CEDERI-Madimba, Centre de Santé Nkandu,
ing a larger presence in the general public and with
SDIA had 23 voting members—Susila Dharma École Médicale de Kimpemba, Polyclinique
governments, non-government organisations, United SDIA also published a summary document on how
National organisations in… Nandora-Vunguta, Yenge Health Centre (DR Congo).
Nations agencies, global networks and funders. the members of the SD Network are working to-
wards achieving the UN Millennium Development Australia, Britain, Canada, Caribbean, Chile, Americas: Asociación Vivir (Ecuador), American
The communications team published six issues of Goals. Detailed reports were published on the activ- Colombia, DR Congo, France, Germany, India, Overseas Medical Aid Association (USA), Clear
the SDIA eNews in English, Spanish and French and ities and the results of the two international visits to Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, New Path International (USA), Mis Corazones Alegres
distributed these widely through email networks DR Congo. Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, (Colombia), Quest Centre for Integrated Health
and on the website. The eNews featured lead Suriname, Sweden, USA and Vietnam. (USA), Tierraviva (Argentina), Usaha Mulia Abadi
stories, such as the series explaining the content of On the recommendation of the Board, the members (Mexico).
the Millennium Development Goals and how SDIA voted at the Annual General Meeting to allocate The Network had 41 Associate Members Asia: Yayasan Usaha Mulia (Indonesia).
members are contributing to achieving them, as well funds for developing a new visual identity and web- representing projects focusing on the following Europe: Fountain Housing Association (UK),
as highlights of members’ achievements. SDIA’s site for SDIA. This project will be completed in 2012. development areas: Integrated Health Trust (UK).

Child Development and Education

Community Development and Sustainable
Africa: École Albadi, Groupe Scolaire SD Lemba Livelihoods
Imbu, Complexe Scolaire SD Inkisi, École
Africa: CEDERI-Madimba (DR Congo).
Nkembo, (DR Congo).
Americas: A Child’s Garden of Peace (Brazil),
Americas: Child’s Garden of Peace (Brazil),
ECOSIMIA (formerly SINTRAL) (Ecuador).
Entrelazos (Argentina), Fundación Amanecer,
Fundación El Refugio, Fundación Educativa Amor Asia: Anisha Foundation Rural (India), Atam Deep
(Colombia), Fundación Vida Plena (Paraguay), Foundation, Centre for Culture and Development
Inka Samana (Ecuador), The “Q” Fund (USA). (India), SRADHA (India), Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta
(Indonesia), Yayasan Usaha Mulia (Indonesia).
Asia: Anisha Foundation Urban, Centre for Culture
and Development, Mithra Foundation (India), Five countries also have SD contact persons who
Bina Cita Utama School, Yayasan Usaha Mulia, receive information from SDIA and the Susila Dharma
Yayasan Usaha Mulia
Tierraviva, Argentina (YUM), Indonesia (Indonesia). Network—Austria, Ecuador, Mozambique, Peru and

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Thank You Lahana Doucet
Annie Dunbar
Roland Evans
Stefan Schwaab
Simon M. Shima
Mardijah Simpson
Danton Spivey
Andre Sutanto
Hubert Talib
Hesther Bate (Volunteering
Samuel Chapleau (Office)
L. Rohana Filippi Lisa Spivak Burke Tran Hillel Natanson (Office)
Foong Sze Fook Liudmila Stanchevici Amanecer Urrutia
On behalf of the Susila Dharma Network, thanks to all the donors who make Markus & Akiko Fraval Erin Tarantino Latif Vogel
Osanna Favre
the work of SDIA, SD Nationals and SD Projects possible. Donations are given Victor Fuentealba
Emergency Fund
Gregory Tarsy
Katsue Tsujimura
Rasjidah Flores
Foundations (Volunteering)
for SDIA general operations and services, and also earmarked for members’ Maria Gibbs Hikayah Versteeg Buchan Family Foundation Alexandra Woodward
Sofia Gielge Latif Vogel Guerrand Hermes (Volunteering)
activities in response to grant requests. Thanks equally to SD national teams Ana Maria Herrerias James Williams Foundation for Peace
Gonzalez Lesley and Dorothy
and the dozens of volunteers who give of their time to make this international Grace Graham Individuals (Earmarked) Blond Trust
Peter Hibbard
network a living, growing reality and, of course, thank you to the project Andrew Holloway
Kenneth Adams
Stephanie Albornoz
World Subud Association

leaders and their local teams who work tirelessly, under the most challenging Stephanie Holloway
Reynold Hutchinson
Margaret Aldis Volunteers
Simon Andrews
conditions, to improve health, living, learning and working conditions for Arianne Laidlaw Salman Anglesio
Salman Dominique
Hanafi Libman Howard Aschoff
communities all over the world. La Ferme Loubetas Iljas Baker Anglesio
Victor & Sylvia Margolin Lusiyah Bassi Dahlan Bécart
Muftiah Martin Hardwin Blanchard Simone van Beek
SD Nationals Individuals Jeffrey Harrison Michael Alexander Morris McClellan Anthony Cahill Gregorio Cárdenas
SD Austria Meldan Heaslip Halimah Armytage John McElkerney Marcella Cooke Raphaelle Chapleau
(General Donations) Samuel Chapleau
SD Britain Inaki Galesh-Amillano Farlan Hetley Livingston & Miyako Rosali Meepaibul The Versteeg’s Family
SD Canada Myrna R. Jelman Armytage Ichiro Nakamura L. Rohana Filippi Arnaud Delune
Livingston & Miyako Lahana Doucet
SD France Armytage Barbara Johns Ervin Atchison Vanessa Nashold Hanafi Fraval
SD Germany Mrs SV Jones Patricia Babin Harris L. Nazimuddin Roland Fraval Emmanuel Fajardo
Iljas Baker Martín Fisco
SD India Melissa Bernfeld Luqman Katz Laura Barker Lauraine Palmeri Howard Graham
SD Indonesia Lorena Kreda Alexandra Boyer Lucius Perham Rachael Knotz José Carlos Londoño
Hardwin Blanchard Nathan Nudman
SD Ireland Ridwan & Lusana Blond E. Laurie Lathrop Latifah Brett Matthew Pienaar Lomele Marwan
SD Netherlands Alexandra Halimah Boyer Jo Linney Anthony Britskey Halimah Polk David E. McCormack UN Representatives
SD New Zealand Hermione Bromley Jacob McWilliam Jane M. Cameron Howard Ray Harris L. Nazimuddin Hesther Bate
SD Norway Murray Clapham Premalab Marcella Cooke Roosmiwati Reynolds Matthew Pienaar Sharifa Benepe
SD Sweden Ishman Clarke Jason Skeans Heather Cooter Frederic Richard Lawrence Quiblier Sharifin Gardiner
SD USA Elna Cooke Helena Stuart Latif Crowder Helen Richman Shanker Ramamoorthy Uraidah Hassani
Latif Crowder Lydia Sturton Joseph Curran Elfrida I. Schragen Susannah Rosenthal Romina Vianden-Prudent SDIA’s Annual General Meeting in
Subud Groups Lauren DuMond Anita Tamati Helen Delheim Hamilton & Elfrida Mariam Salzmann Alexandra Woodward
Greece, 2011
Subud Portland Foong Sze Fook Melissa Thomas Dodson Design Schragen Frederik Siegmund
Subud Santa Barbara Hanafi Fraval Leonard Dixon
Subud Suriname Dorothea Gillim Dollar a Day Club Eli Dokson
Subud Sydney Reyna Hadley Aisjah Addison Mae Doran

SDIA Board of Directors SDIA Staff

Kumari Beck (Canada), SDIA Chairperson, Samuel Chapleau—Bookkeeping, Finance and DR Congo Project
Luke Penseney (Canada), World Subud Association Chairman. Administration
Livingston Armytage—incoming (Australia) Rosanna Hille—Communications Coordinator
Hesther Bate—incoming (France) Solen Lees—UN Coordinator, Translation and Volunteering
Raphael Bate (France) Hillel Natanson—Social Media and Special Projects
Lusana Blond (USA) Cassidy Sterling—Webmaster, Publications Design,
Rasjidah Flores (Mexico) Office Technical Support
Lawrence Fryer (Germany) Virginia Thomas—Executive Director
Sharifin Gardiner—outgoing (England)
Mardijah Simpson—outgoing (Australia) Design
Romina Vianden-Prudent (Germany) begin. www.beginchange.co
Haris Wolfgang (USA) Cover photo: Chellie Kew
SDIA’s Annual General Meeting SDIA and Médecins
in Greece, 2011 d’Afrique partnership.

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Financial Report Changes in Net Assets 2011

(In US Dollars)
Unrestricted Temporarily Temporarily Permanently
operations restricted restricted restricted
and services services projects endowments 2011 2010

Balance Sheet 2011 Beginning Balance 76,709 914,741 991,450 525,134

Excess of revenues over

Permanently expenditures (25,950) (17,642) 3,786 78,880 39,074 466,316
Temporarily restricted
Assets Unrestricted restricted endowments 2011 2010
Cash and term deposits 53,721 176,542 84,944 315,207 621,301 Transfers
Receivable from unrestricted 20,926 20,926 429,681
From Temporarily Restricted
Marketable securities 887,751 887,751 469,870
Projects to Unrestricted (17,642) 17,642
Equity investments, at cost 4,108 4,108 4,108
57,829 176,542 993,621 1,227,992 1,524,960 From Temporarily Restricted
services to Unrestricted 3,786 (3,786)
Payable to permanently restricted 36,903 993,621 1,030,524 991,450
Ending Balance
endowments 20,926 20,926 429,681
Grants received in advance 50
Deferred revenue 176,542 176,542 103,779
20,926 176,542 197,468 533,510

Revenue—Total $532,570 (USD) Use of Funds — Total $420,733 (USD)

Net Assets
Non restricted 36,903 36,903 52,480
Interest and Investments, 2% Management & Administration 9%
Endowments 993,621 993,621 894,492
Internally restricted 44,478 Bequests, 13% Services 23%
36,903 993,621 1,030,524 991,450
SD Nationals, 57% Project Grants 68%
57,829 176,542 993,621 1,227,992 1,524,960
Individual & Group Donations, 16%

Foundations & Trusts, 12%

*Interest and Investment is the sum of Interest and other income,

Gain on disposal of marketable securities, Unrealised loss on
marketable securities and Brokerage fees.

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Revenue and Expenditures for the year
ended December 31, 2011

Temporarily Temporarily Permanently

Unrestricted Unrestricted restricted restricted restricted
REVENUES operations services services projects endowments 2011 2010
Deferred income carried forward 4,448 99,331 103,779 73,954
Revenues from services 35
Foundations and trusts 44,653 17,978 62,631 113,620
Individual and group donations 38,016 7,211 42,247 183 87,657 103,442
SD Nationals 37,959 264,455* 302,414 64,149
Membership dues 650 650 600
Interest and other income 521 65,591 66,112 31,305
Bequest 66,995 66,995 427,645
Gain on disposal of marketable
securities 17,005 17,005
Unrealised loss on marketable securities (57,061) (57,061)
Deferred income (44,063) (132,479) (176,542) (103,779)
TOTAL 77,146 12,249 291,532 92,713 473,640 710,971

Direct grants 620 284,466 285,086 133,227
Brokerage fees 13,833 13,833 7,235
Research and publications 32,611 32,611 20,339
Support project management 3,075 18,297 4,797 26,169 10,655
Links to other organisations 5,777 5,777 7,868
Outreach, networking, learning 27,124 11,653 38,777 17,765
Board expenses 6,204 6,204 11,802
Contract labour 804 804 3,900
Foreign exchange (gain) loss 3,957 3,957 (3,980)
Executive director 5,160 5,160 25,600
Office and Miscellaneous 9,818 376 10,194 8,350
Professional services 5,994 5,994 1,894

TRANSFERS 2,572 (679) (1,893)

TOTAL 34,509 68,587 29,891 287,746 13,833 434,566 244,655

Revenues OVER EXPENDITURES 42,637 (68,587) (17,642) 3,786 78,880 39,074 466,316

*$219,188 is from the Buchan Family Foundation, sent

through SD Canada. That is why the this large amount is
under SD Nationals instead of Foundations and Trusts.

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