Swimdo

Who We Are

Preventing Child Drowning in Indonesia

Swimdo is a non-profit organization that aims to reduce the rate of childhood drowning in high-risk communities in Indonesia, the world’s 4th most populous country. We are a group of young-ocean-loving-people that want to bring our love of the ocean to the children of Indonesia in a safe and responsible manner. We aim to make children safe around water. Our program addresses and protects against many causes of childhood drowning. Our mission is to protect and enrich the lives of children through aquatic education.

 

Our Core Team

Our mission is to protect and enrich the lives of children through aquatic education. Our team is made up of international and local professionals that have years of experience in swim instruction, CPR, water safety, oceanography, and community development.

Seamus Pattigrew
Founder
Neals From
Executive Director
Dylan Sohngen
Director of Research
Andrew Latimer
Director of Finance
Tomi Kadek Cakra Kencana
Local Coordinator
Indirah Made Santi
Local Coordinator
Here at Swimdo, we seek to revolutionize the way Indonesia addresses child drowning.

Drowning is a leading cause of death among children in low-and-middle-income countries in Asia. It is estimated that upward of 400,000 people drown every year. It is a major public health issue in Indonesia, the world’s 4th most populous country.

Seamus Pattigrew From the Founder

In other news, we recently received a hefty donation from The Kimelman Family Foundation for us to continue working to prevent child drowning. So a big thanks goes out to the Kimelman Family for their generosity.