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13 10, 2020

Banana School Renovation Complete!

2020-10-14T09:15:47+08:00October 13th, 2020|News|

Great news from the Banana school in Bali; our kindergarten renovation is complete. Earlier this year, Bali Children's Project appealed for supporters to help us raise enough funds to renovate the school. Thanks to support from Omer, Monica, Public Culture, Serge and Laura we were able to reach our target and finally renovate the Banana school! The school has [...]

6 10, 2020

Julah Library Project Fully Funded!

2020-10-06T11:17:31+08:00October 6th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is excited to announce that our latest community donor project at Julah Library has been fully funded. Community Donor Projects are renovation projects that help give a new lease of life to schools and kindergartens in rural Bali. Donors are invited to give torwards our target to complete projects. When all combined donations reach the target, [...]

5 10, 2020

Health Education Goes Online

2020-10-07T10:06:45+08:00October 5th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is bringing health education workshops to students through innovative new 'online workshops' filmed at high schools in Bali. In Bali, Coronavirus has changed the way schools operate. Either opening with limited capacity, online learning or pick up/collection based homework, school has changed. It depends on the area, but most schools are operating under a new normal [...]

5 10, 2020

Ten Students Sponsored in September

2020-10-06T14:53:24+08:00October 5th, 2020|News|

As coronavirus continues to destroy incomes in Bali, we were able to bring good news for ten students who were sponsored for school in the month of September. Although it may seem like schools are closed, many are open for limited capacity (in 'green zones') and others are having students come in to collect and submit their school work. [...]

11 09, 2020

COVID Food Relief Appeal Hits 30,000 USD

2020-09-11T16:33:35+08:00September 11th, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects, Special Projects|

Bali Children's Project's COVID-19 Food Relief Appeal hit a milestone as over 30,000 USD has been raised to help families struggling in Bali. It equates to over 750 large food packages that include non-perishable essential food supplies. With Bali closed to international tourism, the pandemic has hit the economy hard. It has meant that families who were already living [...]

3 09, 2020

16 Children Sponsored for School in August

2020-09-03T10:12:49+08:00September 3rd, 2020|News|

A huge thank you to Ben & Emma, Laura, Kevin, Ethan, Barry and Alana, Dewi & Robert, who all became new sponsors in August. During the pandemic, children have been in more need to sponsorship than usual, due to lower incomes of families, but similar school fees. Since the pandemic started, tourism has almost shut down and those who [...]

1 09, 2020

Learning Centres During the Pandemic

2020-09-04T11:02:39+08:00September 1st, 2020|News|

We took a trip to Selulung and the site of one of our Learning Centres to see how the community are holding up during the pandemic. In 2019, we completed the building of a new learning centre, but since March, schools have been closed. Additionally, Karmagawa helped us to purchase a school bus for children who had to walk [...]

25 08, 2020

Ten New Schools for Bali

2020-08-25T14:56:53+08:00August 25th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is proud to announce funding for a further ten school/library renovations in Bali, thanks to support from Karmagawa. After the pandemic caused a huge slowdown in support for both kindergarten and library projects in Bali, Karmagawa have come to the rescue by announcing support of ten more projects in Bali. In a partnership started in 2016, [...]

25 08, 2020

Latest Annual Review

2020-08-25T11:44:37+08:00August 25th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is proud to present our latest Annual Review to supporters. Introduced by Linda Venter, Bali Children's Project's founder, the Annual Review summarises our latest achievements, as well as highlighting our growth and plans for the future. We thank all supporters who have helped us to became the charity we are today, impacting tens of thousands of [...]

19 08, 2020

Bali’s Resilient Pandemic Response

2020-08-24T14:11:50+08:00August 19th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

Ever since the pandemic hit, the people of Bali have been struggling with daily life. With borders effectively closed and no tourism on the island, impacts have been wide reaching. Bali Children's Project is continuing our COVID Food Relief Appeal to help those families with food staples. The longer the pandemic goes on, the more difficult families are finding [...]

10 08, 2020

Banana School Funding Target Reached

2020-08-10T14:24:13+08:00August 10th, 2020|News, Schools Support|

Thank you to all who donated towards this project. Thanks to your support, we have raised our target can commence the renovation. Raised so far... Progress so far... FULLY FUNDED! The Banana School is an underequipped kindergarten in rural Bali. Donate and help us to reach our target of 5,000 USD to renovate [...]

8 08, 2020

23 Children Sponsored in July

2020-08-08T09:43:27+08:00August 8th, 2020|News, Sponsored children|

In July, Bali Children's Project is excited to have sponsored 23 new students for school in July - all of whom were on the brink of dropping out of school. It's been a crucial time for children - the new school year has just started. It's meant children have had to choose their high schools. For many children, that's [...]

29 07, 2020

Class of 2020: Meet our 55 Sponsored Graduates

2020-07-29T11:27:33+08:00July 29th, 2020|News|

Against the odds, 55 students from poverty stricken families have graduated from school, thanks to sponsorships from kind donors. In Bali, official figures show 1 in 5 students will not graduate high school. We find these students and help them to pay their fees. The sponsorships are life changing. Students who faced a future of manual labor now have [...]

16 07, 2020

Private Donor Renovates Learning Centre in Bali

2020-07-20T14:50:17+08:00July 16th, 2020|News|

Bali Children’s Project is proud to announce a brand new learning centre for the village of Wanagiri, funded by a generous private donor. Although school is currently closed in Bali due to the pandemic, the need for quality learning facilities has stayed the same. Schools are tentatively due to reopen under a ‘new normal’, and our focus remains firmly [...]

14 07, 2020

Bali COVID Food Packages Appeal Raises over 25,000 USD

2020-08-11T10:15:42+08:00July 14th, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects, Special Projects|

Bali Children's Project is proud to announce that thanks to a worldwide effort from donors, we have raise over 26,000 USD for COVID-19 Food Relief Packages. It's an incredible total which has enabled us to deliver 668 Food Packages to needy families. The deliveries are continuing in July as families struggle to cope with Bali's decimated economy. From tourism [...]

9 07, 2020

June Enewsletter

2020-07-09T11:23:16+08:00July 9th, 2020|Enewsletters, News|

Our appeal reached an amazing 556 Food Relief Packs for families who have been struggling to make ends meet, along with a record breaking month of single sponsorships for children to stay in school.

2 07, 2020

EnviTours Donates Food Supplies in Bali

2020-07-03T09:31:57+08:00July 2nd, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects|

Hot off the renovation of a brand new kindergarten in central Bali, supporters EnviTours have generously donated Food Relief Packages to 35 families in the village. Ayu Trisna, Schools Support Manager was there to deliver the supplies. “The people were so happy to receive the food packages. You can see how much it means to them. It has not [...]

1 07, 2020

31 Students Sponsored in June

2020-07-02T10:26:57+08:00July 1st, 2020|News|

As June comes to a close and the new school year also ends, Bali Children’s Project is thankful to June’s 31 new sponsors. June and July are some of the most important times of the year for children. They have finished their school year and look on to their next year. In Bali, moving up a year also is [...]

22 06, 2020

Karma Group Help Teenagers Study From Home

2020-06-25T09:36:48+08:00June 22nd, 2020|News|

Long term supporters Karma Group have once again gone above and beyond by helping students in Bali access education. With schools closed since March, students have been told to study at home, using online studying tools of Zoom, email and Google Classroom. It’s not ideal but has been one of the solutions to maintain learning during the pandemic. It [...]

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