Vision Missions


to bring into realization a democratic, independent, and virtuous civil society in fighting for the citizens’ rights.


  1. To develop YAPPIKA as a vehicle for learning democracy based on real experience in the field continuously.
  2. To build the capacities of civil society organizations in order to build self-reliance, citizenship (active citizenship), and public policy.
  3. To carry out policy advocacy in order to meet people’s basic rights.
  4. To fight for a conducive environment for the growth of a healthy civil society.



YAPPIKA plays the roles as part of the support system for the civil society movement, among other things as follows:

  1. To develop new knowledge derived from field experience for the strengthening of civil society.
  2. To build the capacities of civil society organizations for the development of institutions and its roles.
  3. To build synergy among civil society organizations, including strengthening the linkages between national and regional policy advocacies.
  4. To carry out public education.



  1. Upholding human rights
  2. Honesty
    YAPPIKA does not commit fraud in any forms, especially against the groups that has been advocated
  3. Justice and gender equality
    Encourage and practice the social construction that respects equal rights and provides equal opportunities for men and women.



  1. Accountable:
    In carrying out its roles, YAPPIKA is accountable for all its actions carried out with key stakeholders and the public
  2. Transparent:
    Everything that has been done by YAPPIKA is accessible to the public in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.
  3. Egalitarian:
    Without bias to positions and upholding equality for every part of the organization, as well as for partners, in providing input, critics/disagreement, and suggestions.
  4. Non-violence:
    YAPPIKA does not conduct/use and does not tolerate physical and psychological violence
  5. Participatory:
    YAPPIKA always seeks to involve relevant stakeholders in decision-making process
  6. Volunteering:
    YAPPIKA staff has and develop volunteerism and dedication to work for realizing the vision and mission of the organization
  7. Non-exploitative:
    YAPPIKA does not exploit its staff, volunteers, and partners.
  8. Non-partisan:
    YAPPIKA is not affiliated with (not a part of, not responsible to, and work for) any political parties or independent candidates contesting in the structural and functional positions in the government, but it can work together with any political parties to fight for the YAPPIKA vision and mission. The entire staff and the Foundation organs should not be a party functionary.
  9. Tolerance:
    YAPPIKA appreciates and respects different opinions, attitudes and behaviors; on the basis of religion, ideology, ethnicity, race, and gender; as well as upholding the joint decisions.
  10. Nonprofit:
    The surplus earned by the business of the organization is utilized for service and not distributed to the functionaries of the foundation.
  11. Pro-marginalized groups:
    The program formulation is always oriented to realizing the rights of the marginalized groups; and provides opportunities for the marginalized groups to engage in the YAPPIKA activities.
  12. Not receiving funding sources coming from the followings:
    • Debt
    • Companies that are clearly known to the destruction of the environment, employing child labor, the detriment of workers, and violating human rights.
    • A direct cooperation with international financial institutions
    • Applying the practices of corruption in the distribution of aid funds
  13. Professionals:
    YAPPIKA works by prioritizing the quality of work based on the competence and expertise that meet the specified quality standards (effectively and efficiently), and always develops innovations derived from the sustainable learning outcomes for the institution.
  14. Sustainability:
    YAPPIKA prioritizes the principle of sustainability and therefore each of the service provided will be oriented to empowerment and enabling beneficiaries to be self-sufficient.