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The demand for places at Anastasia School placed a strain upon the facilities, and an ambitious building programme mainly funded by an American business has now been completed to add a new 4 storey building which has facilitated the provision of a number of extra classrooms, plus an assembly hall, and toilets. A medical room, funded by the Sydney and Phyllis Goldberg Memorial Trust is included in this new building (see Supporters Page).

On 23rd November, Pak Ndraha and the YASAH staff took all the children on an exciting day out to a water park. All the children had a great time, as can be seen in the accompanying photographs. If you would like to bring some extra joy into the lives of these children, BEATS can arrange for your donation to be used for this purpose.

A Medical team set up camp at YASAH on 7th November 2017 and gave all the children a health check, as can be seen in the accompanying photographs.

They also provided a health check for people in the surrounding villages - as you can see, there was a big queue!

YASAH children's home, on the outskirts of Medan, Indonesia, has 120 children, and has it's own school (known locally as Anastasia School). BEATS are sponsoring 30 Christian teachers so that all the children get a good education.Sponsor a teacher (any monthly amount) in order to help many children. Contact Us

Pak Ndraha (Director) in the school library.

Alternatively, SPONSOR A CHILD at YASAH children's home for £20.00 per month (or less).

BEATS began supporting YASAH in 2012 by finding sponsors for the teaching staff.


YASAH School is aiming to be a specialist English school, with all children hopefully leaving with a good grasp of the English language. The teachers have all been asked to include English teaching in their lessons, especially the key words relating to their subject.

The teachers are very keen to practise and improve their own English as well as that of their students and are extremely grateful for the sponsorship, support and encouragement from BEATS.

Education is seen as a fundamental building block to give all the children the opportunity for a good start in life. Many of them come from poor families who cannot afford to educate their children, for example a number of the children at YASAH come from Nias Island where many people work on the rubber plantations; the average wage is around £4 per week.

New Science and IT Laboratories in 2015

As the children at YASAH grow older, the school at YASAH Children's Home needs to provide additional facilities. A number of the young people wish to pursue careers in health care, and so a science laboratory to facilitate the teaching of the three sciences is required. Also a computer laboratory is needed to enable the children to develop their IT skills.

By combining a generous donation with money received from HMRC on tax reclaim BEATS has been able to provide the funding for a new building for teaching these subjects.

Elaine Bentley, Sarah Richardson and Mo Anderson raised a fantastic £1055.98 between them to provide equipment for the Science laboratories. This money was transferred out to YASAH in October 2016, here are pictures of the Science teacher with some of the new equipment.

In providing good quality education YASAH is offering the chance to children to improve not only themselves, but also the situation of their families.

Here are some photos of the Kindergarten and Year 1 children enjoying the new resources taken over to them in April 2015.

Our Sponsor a Teacher page tells you how you can help a child and their family climb out of poverty by helping them to get a good education at YASAH.

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