Tanoto Foundation is founded by Sukanto Tanoto and his wife, Tinah Bingei Tanoto. Through the foundation, the couple strives to create a center of excellence in poverty alleviation through education, empowerment, and enhancement of quality of lives.
The Foundation’s primary work is to partner with communities to address root causes of poverty in countries where the Tanoto family has significant presence. They contributes to poverty reduction by developing and implementing innovative programs in the area of education, giving scholarships to students to pursue education, empowering the local communities with necessary skills and abilities for better living, supporting programs initiated and implemented by partners that benefit the community, and lastly, documenting and sharing best practices to the public
An introduction video to Tanoto Foundation and their activities: