I was shocked. Speechless.
New friend, old friendI know Edi Sis well during my two years service at USAID-LGSP (Local Governance Support Program). We are in different office. I work at
Edi (centre) and I interviewed Gus Dudung, 2007
He has high interest in improving his writing skill. When
We had good time together especially when we visited Probolinggo for about three days to see the progress of LGSP programs. Edi accompanied us to met with several people included the chairman of local house of representatives, head of planning development agency, NGO leaders and small-medium enterprises (SME). During the visit, I realised how he really mastering his work. Edi has close relationship with all local persons, a good lobbyist as well. He easily arranged personal meeting for us with the chairman and head of planning agency. The unforgettable moment was when he brought us to Pesantren Zainul Hasan, Genggong-Pajarakan where the leader, M. Baidhuri Faisal a.k.a Gus Dudung welcomed us warmly. We interviewed Gus Dudung about participatory planning approach that has been implemented in his school.
We also spent several hours to
Another thing made us closer was that Edi can speak Sundanese language as his wife is from
Life is too short for him, a good guy. But his wife along with two kids and all families must be proud of Edi. He leaves golden footprints behind. We’ll always remember him.
Good bye, Mas…