Founder Titian Foundation Indonesia
Contribution to Society


Lily Kasoem is the founder and former CEO of PT Lily Kasoem Optikal, a chain of retail optical stores in Indonesia. A member of Soroptimist International, a worldwide organisation for professional women working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women. Lily also serves on the Board of the Indonesian Red Cross. 

2004 - 2006, a the project manager for Soroptimist, Lily was the driving force behind a USD 1.6 million venture to rebuild Lamreh, a village that was devastated by the 2004 tsunami. The reconstruction project, included building 200 houses, a clinic, kindergarten, elementary school, library, women centre, community centre and the village market place. 

2006 Founded Yayasan Titian Masa Depan, also known as Titian Foundation. A charity organisation incorporated in Indonesia in 2006. The organisation's primary objective is to promote and assist the progress of basic education for young Indonesians and secondly to aid in heritage preservation. 

2006-2007 in the aftermath of the Central Java earth quake, Titian Foundation raised fund to rebuild a school in Bayat which was completely destroyed. In July 2007 an elementary school and secondary school for 1000 children were built and ready. It was inaugurated by the Governor of Central Java. 

2007 till now 

Over seeing TF projects:

  • Micro Credit programme in Lamreh and Pidie, Aceh

  • Teachers Quality Improvement Training in Central Java

  • Scholarship Programme for High School and Vocational School

  • Building new Vocational School in Bayat, Central Java

  • Capacity building in the School and the community in Bayat

  • Help fund raise for Indonesian Red Cross