Special Project: Give the Gift of a Mattress

mattresses1Imagine it’s bedtime and you’re putting your child to bed. Tucking them in, sitting on the bed, saying good night. But the bed is only some cloth on the cement floor, and the pillow the barest of comfort. The cover is just another cloth, and maybe the whole family shares the bed.
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Special Project: Playgrounds for Pre-School

goal-PLAYGROUND-AT-GESINGLearning for little children takes place not only in the classroom but also outside, climbing, swinging, exploring and digging. There’s nothing better than children’s laughter when they’re playing.
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Wayan Yuliantari

WAYANWhen we met Wayan Yuliantari in 2007 she was a bright girl with slim prospects of staying in school. People in her family and community had not been able to get an education and she wanted to be the first. Bright and personable, she was so pleased when her sponsor, Bhanu of Royal Hotels, said that he would sponsor her through high school.
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Soni

Soni1Soni was about 7 years old when she was first sponsored by BCP, having already dropped out of second grade. She was taken in by another family in her crowded compound and she returned to school. The thought of stopping again was never a thought.
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Komang Pande

Pande-KomangKomang Pande is from Petak Village, Madangan, a small village in the Regency of Gianyar. Her father has passed away and her mother is in very poor health. Komang is the middle child with an older married brother with 2 children and a younger one. Her family home is extremely poor, with a dirt floor and on the top of the river bank.
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