Nila Warsiki

Nila Warsiki is 9 years old and lives together with her parents, brother and sister. The 5 family members all live together in a simple a one-roomed house. The roof leaks and space is incredibly limited – living conditions are tough.

Nila is in fifth grade, wakes up at 6am and walks 6km to and from school each day. Her family struggles to keep up with paying her school fees. Her dad works as an ad-hoc laborer in the community, when he can get the work. If he does work, he earns $4 (50,000 IDR)  per day.

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SPONSORED: Putu

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GREAT NEWS for a Friday afternoon – Putu has been sponsored!

Putu Dea Pebri Adnyani is an adorable 8 year old third grader who lives with her mother and grandfather. Her father passed away and so they had to move back home in order to survive.

Now her whole life will be changed thanks to sponsorship through BCP.

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Swimming Day Joy at The Mansion

DSC_3899We had a fantastic morning field trip with the children from our Pre School in Ubud.

The Pre School children were rewarded for all their hard work after our friends from The Mansion Baliwood Country Club invited the children for a day in the pool.

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Teddy Bears come Home!

10940612_850546918322532_4515480443183913643_nWe’re always amazed by the individual efforts to support our work and the children of Bali. In January, Nick Bradman, an 11th year student at Pembroke School in Adelaide, South Australia, brought our Pre-School two teddy bears hand made by the students as part of their Community Care Program as gifts during his trip to Bali.

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Suwisni’s New Job

10934033_849716848405539_3575597034413816921_n We met Ni Made Suwisni years ago. She was unable to access school as her family were unable to pay the associated costs. Life in Bali can be tough.

We helped Ni Made Suwisni by giving her sponsorship so that she could access school. After years of sponsorship, Suwisni blossomed into an amazing young lady.

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Australian Midwife Group Visit

10505609_851496934894197_6337521635928492872_nBCP received some lovely visitors this week – Australian Midwife group from the University of Technology, Sydney.

The group spent the day finding out all about Bali Children’s Project’s work, seeing our brand new preschool and learning exactly what we do to help children in Bali.

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Eat what you like, Pay what you like…for BCP!

Banana Leaf posterOur kind friends at Banana Leaf by Villa Nirvana are kindly donating all their payment for food on every single Friday!

If you are in Ubud on a Friday, please come along. It is a great way to support our work and satisfy your appetite.

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The Birds and the Bees in Bali – Bali Children’s Project Provides Education on Sex and HIV/AIDS

AFTER NUSA DUA WORKSHOPBali Children’s Project has received a second one-year grant for educating Bali’s children in Sex Education/HIV&AIDS from the Mel Wolf Foundation.

The grant of US$15,000 will allow Bali Children’s Project to continue and expand its program of educating Bali’s youth about the sometime-taboo subjects of HIV/AIDS and sex education.

Teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Bali, fueled by a boom in teenage population and little education regarding sex. Continue reading