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6 09, 2018

9 Children Sponsored

2018-09-07T09:10:21+00:00 September 6th, 2018|News, Sponsored children|

August's Nine Fantastic news for another nine children on our sponsorship waiting list! They have all been sponsored for school in August. It's thanks to August's new sponsors - James, Elysia, Maryam, Judy & Peter, Laureen, Heather, Emyli, Kathleen and Opy. In Bali, 1 in 5 students will never finish high school. The majority of the time, this is because [...]

4 09, 2018

Sastra’s Fortunes Change

2018-09-06T10:05:45+00:00 September 4th, 2018|News|

Sastra School Bali Children’s Project is well on its way to completing another new school in Bali! It is all thanks to support from Karmagawa - it's the tenth school built thanks to Karmagawa's kind support. Focusing on early stage education, our Schools Support Program finds kindergartens in dire condition and transforms them into [...]

27 08, 2018

Abuse Awareness for Bali

2018-08-27T16:06:16+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Child Protection, News|

Abuse Awareness Abuse Awareness workshops were back touring elementary schools of Bali for the new 2018/19 academic year, filled with colour, games and fun, but with a very serious message. Why are Workshops Needed Bali Children's Project launched our program of Child Protection workshops back in 2016. It was set up in response [...]

20 08, 2018

Special Workshops Reach 9,500

2018-08-21T15:55:36+00:00 August 20th, 2018|HIV/AIDS Awareness, News, Sex Education|

Taboos in Bali With the new school year starting, it was induction time in schools all over Bali. It's a special time of year for children, who are experiencing junior or senior high for the first time. It also represents a huge opportunity to educate. With all school students eager to start the [...]

16 08, 2018

Leonore’s Second Learning Centre

2018-08-18T08:05:47+00:00 August 16th, 2018|News|

Leonore's Learning Centres Bali Children's Project is delighted to announce our next major library project - the Leonore G. Calaustro Learning Centre, Perean. It is the second Learning Centre dedicated in memory of Leonore, and building has already begun. Leonore G. Calaustro's Legacy When Bali Children's Project met Brian Calaustro back in late [...]

8 08, 2018

July Enewsletter

2018-08-08T14:40:08+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Enewsletters, News|

July saw us transform yet another building - this time turning an old 'ghost house' into a fantastic new learning centre. Meanwhile we opened another kindergarten, sponsored 14 more children and wished our 22 graduates well as they move into the big wide world. All in July's Enewsletter.

7 08, 2018

14 Children Sponsored in July

2018-08-07T10:39:37+00:00 August 7th, 2018|News, Sponsored children|

Fourteen Children Sponsored in July July broke our 2018 record for the number of children sponsored for school - a huge 14 children who would have dropped out now have school futures. It's all thanks to July's 13 new sponsors, who kindly committed to giving children from disadvantaged backgrounds a future. Sponsorship is so important because it gives [...]

6 08, 2018

From Ghost House to Learning Centre

2018-08-07T09:57:16+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Library Renovations, News|

From Ghost House to Bali Children used to be scared to go into the teachers house in their school in Kintamani - so scared they called it 'the ghost house'. But now, thanks to support from Karmagawa and the Timothy Sykes Foundation, Bali Children's Project renovated the ghost house into a wonderful new learning centre - The Mark [...]

1 08, 2018

22 Children Graduate from School

2018-08-02T10:59:22+00:00 August 1st, 2018|News, Sponsored children, Success Stories|

July is the best time of year for Bali Children’s Project. Why? Because all the hard work of sponsorships really pays off, in the form of graduating children. This year, we are delighted to have 22 children who have graduated from school. It may not sound like a huge amount, but these 22 children [...]

20 07, 2018

Video: Sponsor a Child

2018-07-20T19:12:50+00:00 July 20th, 2018|News, Sponsored children|

Sponsor a Child for School in Bali Anastasia, Sponsorships Manager at Bali Children's Project gives a short video insight into how the school sponsorships program works. To become a sponsor, please see here. To sponsor a child for School, please see our Sponsorship Waiting List, and set up a monthly [...]

16 07, 2018

Wijaya Kusuma Kindergarten

2018-08-07T14:36:59+00:00 July 16th, 2018|News|

Wijaya Kusuma Kindergarten Transformation Bali Children's Project is delighted to open yet another kindergarten, transforming Wijaya Kusuma by renovating a community building. Previously children would study a small, dark room with no supplies. There are many more kindergartens in Bali needing help. If you can donate supplies or help us [...]

9 07, 2018

June Enewsletter

2018-07-09T10:53:12+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Enewsletters, News|

June saw our Hundred Backpacks Appeal hit 59 backpacks, while we met new students desperately needing sponsorship before starting the new academic year. Elsewhere, we celebrated the opening of three new facilities in the Kintamani area.

5 07, 2018

Six Children Sponsored for School

2018-07-05T13:29:35+00:00 July 5th, 2018|News|

Six Children Sponsored in June Bali Children's Project were able to sponsor a further six children for school in June, thanks to new sponsorships for children from our Sponsorship Waiting List. The sponsorships come at a crucial time - as the school year changes and a new year starts in July, children and their families are expected to [...]

2 07, 2018

A Day to Remember

2018-07-05T09:11:15+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Library Renovations, News, Schools Support, Special Donor Projects|

A Day to Remember Children in the mountains of Bali had a day to remember as Timothy Sykes and friends from Karmagawa visited Bali to open two new schools and a learning centre. Kintamani Schools Up in the mountains of Kintmani, Bali Children's Project has been working on a series of new projects [...]

27 06, 2018

Learning Centres in Bali

2018-06-27T15:19:36+00:00 June 27th, 2018|News|

Learning Centres in Bali Bali Children's Project introduce our Libraries and Learning Centres program, which supplies Balinese Elementary schools with great new facilities, helping to educate children from disadvantaged areas. There are many more libraries and Learning Centres in Bali needing help. If you can donate books or help us [...]

19 06, 2018

Backpack Appeal Over Half Way

2018-06-19T12:45:08+00:00 June 19th, 2018|News|

Backpacks Raised so far Donors USD raised Total Raised so Far 54 Backpacks so Far Supporters from all over the world are banding together to give children from poor families the start they need for school. Bali Children's Project have appealled to supporters to help provide [...]

18 06, 2018

Senganan’s New Library

2018-06-18T11:01:06+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News|

Senganan's New Library An end of year surprise came to children at SDN 6 Senganan Elementary School, as supporter Melanie donated to give the library a new paint job. Making libraries fun and inspiring places to be is so important in helping children read. Senganan Library suffered a similar issue to many libraries [...]

6 06, 2018

May Enewsletter

2018-07-09T11:10:03+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Enewsletters, News|

We launched our Hundred Backpacks Appeal to help children from poor families start school with a smile. Meanwhile, new learning facility projects were coming along in the Kintamani area.

5 06, 2018

Six Children Sponsored in May

2018-06-05T15:46:06+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Featured Story, Sponsored children|

Six Sponsored in May Our thanks goes out to new sponsors in May 2018 who are changing the lives of children who would have dropped out of school. Instead of dropping out and searching for basic labour jobs, these children now have the opportunity to reach their dreams, by graduating from school. Without high [...]

30 05, 2018

Sykes Schools Nearly Ready

2018-05-30T16:27:23+00:00 May 30th, 2018|News, Schools Support, Special Donor Projects|

Sykes Schools Nearly Ready Two more schools in Bali are nearing completion thanks to ongoing support from Timothy Sykes. Both situated in Kintamani, the first project delivers a new Learning Centre for a heavily subscribed elementary, while 10 minutes away, a new kindergarten is being completed. Sykes Commitment The two latest projects [...]