Welcome to Kawan, Kontinentalist’s membership programme.

Illustration of the data-viz community in Asia

Meaning friend in Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Indonesia, Kawan is a way for you to feel more connected to us at Kontinentalist and our community. This is also the platform for you to be more updated with our work and what we’re up to.

As a Kawan member, you’ll get access to:

  • Our award-winning monthly newsletter
  • Cool merchandise to show off your support
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes content
  • Invites to our annual dinner party
  • And more!

We're committed to sharing Asian narratives and growing the data storytelling community that we're part of. With your support, we'll be able to work with more data storytellers in the region.

Whether you’re a casual supporter or a hardcore stan, you can choose from our three tiers: Kru, Kaki, Kaum—different words meaning friend in Southeast Asian languages. We've also kept our membership affordable, as part of our commitment to keeping our content accessible.

Be a champion for data storytelling and more nuanced narratives about Asia.

Join our vibrant community today!