Video and audio stories

The ILO Country Office for Indonesia (CO-Jakarta) produces a range of video products, including news stories, interviews, and other promotional films. Click on the relevant link to view each story. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of materials should be sent by email.

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  1. Ten things you need to know to run a guest house business

    01 November 2015

    The informational video provides practical guidance on how to establish, run and improve a guest house business. This video is part of the small business competitiveness (SBC) programmes aimed at providing a set of tools for countries across ASEAN to develop and upgrade specific micro/small business in common sectors, particularly in tourism industries. The SBC tools are based on the ILO’s Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) approach.

  2. Behind The Scene: Nine Stories of Our Friendship with Domestic Workers

    12 June 2015

    This four-minute behind-the-scene is documenting all the works and production processes from the training workshops, selection of proposals to the development and production of nine short video diaries and photo stories. From Youth to Youth (Teman Remaja Teman Setara) is an educational programme providing scholarships on video diary and photo story workshops and production for youth as part of the effort to promote decent work for domestic workers through their stories and daily life experiences.

  3. Mutiara

    12 June 2015

    Ariq’s family is employing a domestic worker with a speaking disability. Her name is Mutiara, usually called Muti. Muti has been employed for five years by Ariq’s family. Muti has made Ariq and his family learning to communicate with people with a speaking disability and to trust their honesty and ability to work as good as other people without speaking disability. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  4. Everlasting Love = Muara Kasih Bunda

    12 June 2015

    Ana is a daughter of a domestic worker in Makassar. Ana tells the story about her family as well as her mother’s determination to work at two places: as a domestic worker employed by Haji Lija, their neighbor in Teuku Umar area, Makassar and in their own house, being a housewife who is very attentive to her children. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  5. Turning point = Titik balik

    12 June 2015

    Ainun was once a spoilt little girl who was very dependent on Ms Ros, a domestic worker employed by her family. But one day things changed. A disease which infected Ms Ros has made a total change in the life of Ainun and her family. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  6. Nuryati

    12 June 2015

    Nuryati is Handika’s mother who has been working as a domestic worker since the age of 11 years. Although she never had the chance to pursue her goal to be a teacher, Nuryati wants her children to be able to pursue a high education. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  7. The Story Behind Folded Clothes = Kisah Di Balik Lipatan Baju

    12 June 2015

    All of his life, Farhan, a teenage boy, never knew who did the daily washing, ironing and neatly folding his clothes. It was only until the day he ran out of clothes in his closet he finally found out about Mpok (Mrs.) Fatimah who, for many years, has been working at his house as domestic workers. From the folded clothes Farhan finally awed by the amazing life story of Mpok Fatimah. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  8. Aunty Ros = Tante Ros

    12 June 2015

    ‘Auntie’ Ros is a former domestic workers working for Bonham’s family. Now Auntie Ros is renting the 2nd floor of their house. Although Aunti Ros is still working as domestic worker at other houses, but for Bonham and family she has become part of the family. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  9. Mbak Sri

    12 June 2015

    Anissa and her family employed a domestic worker named Ms. Sri. At Nissa’s House, Ms. Sri is also taking care of her grandmother who can no longer able to see. From her grandmother, Anissa found out that Ms. Sri had a daughter who was deaf. Ms. Sri is working as a domestic worker in many households so that her daughter, Shifa, can go to school. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  10. Sisterhood = Teman Sebaya

    12 June 2015

    Since elementary school, Fia has a friend who was her age (now 17 years old). Her name is Ella. Ella is a child domestic worker. She has been living with her grandmother and Fia’s family since she was graduated from elementary school. Because she was still a child, Fia’s parents sent Ella to school. Today, Ella is attending Senior Vocational School SMK). Being the same age, Ella and Fia has grown to become friends and family in happiness and sorrow. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  11. Wakhida’s Omelette

    12 June 2015

    This year is the last year that Zahra lives with her grandmother. After graduating from Elementary School, Zahra will stay with her family. At her Grandmother’s house, there is a domestic worker who has been working for a dozen years and has been considered as a family member. Her name is Wakhida. Among the many things that contribute to their friendship, it was Wakhida’s delicious buttered omelette that strengthen their friendships. Audio in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.

  12. SCORE Snapshot from the field: OSH improvement at PT Mubarokfood

    24 April 2015

    An example of an OSH improvement made by PT Mubarokfood – a top food producer in Central Java Indonesia - to a coconut grating machine following the “Safety and Health at Work: A platform for productivity” module of SCORE Training.

  13. ERA Snapshots in YouTube

    10 April 2015

    The ERA Snapshot series gives short glimpses of The ERA Project, which is a project financed by the European Union and implemented by the ILO, with the main objective of improving rural access in Timor-Leste by rehabilitating and maintainining rural roads. The strategy is to train and contract local companies and to involve local communities through a so called labour-based approach.

  14. ILO SCORE Indonesia: helping SMEs to be more productive and competitive

    04 February 2015

    Small medium enterprises (SMEs) are one of the economic pillars of Indonesia. Considering the strategic role of SMEs in the Indonesian economy, it is important to improve the productivity and competitiveness of SMEs. The video showcases the success stories of three SMEs that are able to improve their productivity and competitiveness after joining and applying the SCORE programme. The SCORE programme is a global programme that was originally led by the ILO and then developed and implemented in Indonesia by tripartite—government, workers’ and employers’ organizations.


  1. Strengthening cooperation with Indonesia and Timor-Leste: the visit of ILO Director-General

    12 December 2014

    The video highlights the visit of the ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, to Indonesia and Timor-Leste from 10 – 17 December 2014. The visit marks the first time that a Director General of the ILO visits both countries. The video captures important meetings, factory visits and field visits conducted in both countries, including the visit to Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. The visit is an important momentum for both ILO as well as Indonesia and Timor-Leste as it provides an opportunity to discuss and examine labour and employment issues in both countries. For further information, please visit:

  2. The interview of Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, on Face to Face with Desi Anwar, Metro TV, Indonesia

    12 December 2014

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, was appeared on Face to Face with Desi Anwar. He was interviewed during his visit to Indonesia on 12 December when visiting a factory in Jakarta. The interview featured a range of employment and labour issues in the country. Desi Anwar is a renowned Indonesian national broadcaster in television journalism and news production. Since 2010, she has hosted ‘Face 2 Face with Desi Anwar’, a monthly interview-based magazine featuring inspiring and influential figures, including exclusive interviews with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, entrepreneur Richard Branson and International Monetary Fund Chief, Christine Lagarde as well as heads of state and government from around the world.

  3. The interview of Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, with Kompas TV, Indonesia

    11 December 2014

    "Social Dialogue Is the Key to Solve Employment Issues". During his visit to Indonesia, Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, was interviewed by Kompas TV on 11 December in Jakarta. The interview was aired on the same day in the afternoon. The interview covered key employment and labour issues faced by Indonesia from minimum wages, industrial relations to labour migration and the importance of skills improvement. Kompas TV is an Indonesian television network based in Jakarta under the tag line: "Indonesia's Inspiration".

  4. The interview of Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, with TVRI, Indonesia

    10 December 2014

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO was interviewed by TVRI, a state-owned TV station in Indonesia, during his visit to the country on 10 December. The interview highlighted a range of employment and labour issues in the country, ranging from industrial relations, minimum wages and unemployment to youth employment and child labour issues.

  5. Roads for Development - Improving Timor-Leste's rural road network using labour-based technologies

    05 December 2014

    The film features the Road for Development (R4D) programme, designed to lead and coordinate all rural road development and maintenance activities in Timor-Leste. The Program is funded by the Government of Australia and the current first phase ends in February 2016. R4D is aligned with, and contributes to, the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030, the Fifth Constitutional Program of the Government of Timor-Leste and the Ministry of Public Works’ Five-Years Action Plan.

  6. Indonesia: Skilled Hands from the Islands of Mentawai (2014)

    30 October 2014

    The video documents best practices and human stories of the ILO-Mentawai Programme as part of a joint UN effort, aimed to improve community welfare in the Mentawai Islands through capacity building and training programmes using the ILO’s ‘4 in 1” training methodology (combining skills survey, competency-based training and certification of competency as well as after training support), enterprise development and micro finance development. The video also captures the journey of local beneficiaries in starting their businesses and rebuilding their lives.