In July 2006, HDI Foundation and Manggaok Yenburwo Papua Foundation started to build the foundation for a basic education system in Yenburwo village by building a kindergarten.
It has only one elementary school in the area for Primary 1 - 6 students crammed into 2 classrooms with earth floors and leaking roof. Teaching and learning was difficult, especially when it rained.
In October 2011 HDI Foundation rebuilt 3 classrooms for 180 children. Funds came from the generous donation of a kindhearted lady, Ibu Sarah Rosinta Hutauruk from Erlangga Publisher. The school can now accommodate 282 s