We held Stephen's farewell party on Saturday night, and various representatives from local NGOs and government stood up and described how much they enjoyed working with Stephen over the past years, and also what they've learnt from him. Stephen tried to hide a tear or two, but we noticed :)
Stephen proudly displaying a portrait drawn by our new Programme Coordinator, Pak Hudi
Stephen's gift from Yayorin
Stephen and Pak Ade, former Head of Section II, Conservation & Natural Resources Agency. Pak Ade took a break from his Ph.D studies, and flew from Bogor, Java to attend Stephen's farewell party!
Ms Ully (Office Manager), June Rubis (Programme Manager), Yarrow Robertson (Director of Indonesia Programme)
Stephen reading his gift from us all, his leaving book
Ully, Astri, Stephen and Yarrow
Pak Teguh (Guard Posts Supervisor) surprised us all with his own unique gift for Stephen.
Everybody wanted to shake Stephen's hand one last time!