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17 05, 2019

HIV Growth Slows in Bali

2019-05-17T14:54:04+00:00 May 17th, 2019|HIV/AIDS Awareness, News|

HIV and AIDS Figures Increase in Bali The HIV AIDS Situation Report in Indonesia has uncovered some telling numbers for HIV and AIDS in Bali. The latest figures are cause for some cautious optimism, while highlighting the need for effective preventative measures in Bali. The report also shows how improvements in diagnosis and treatment has saved lives. As [...]

16 05, 2019

April 2019 Enewsletter

2019-05-16T16:50:41+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Enewsletters|

April saw a record breaking month for sponsorships, two new school projects commence and the launch of our new Sex Education mobile web application for teens.

13 05, 2019

Record Breaking Sponsorships!

2019-05-13T11:02:25+00:00 May 13th, 2019|News, Sponsored children|

27 Students Sponsored In a truly incredible month, people from all around the world sponsored 27 students from our waiting list in April. To put this into context, that is the highest number of students ever sponsored in one single month! What is truly amazing though isn't the number or statistic. It is the new opportunities that these [...]

26 04, 2019

Two Schools Begin Construction

2019-05-02T16:30:43+00:00 April 26th, 2019|News|

Wonderful news as we broke ground on two new school projects in rural Bali! Thanks to private donors, funding for the new kindergartens has been confirmed and building work is well in progress already. Turnaround in Fortunes Having been on our waiting list for quite some time, the two schools were in a huge amount of need. Tunas Bangsa [...]

2 04, 2019

Eight Children Sponsored in March

2019-04-12T11:38:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Sponsored children|

Eight Children Sponsored in March More good news for nine children who were previously on the verge of dropping out of school. It is all thanks to March's new school sponsors of Iman & Bima (Views & Vision), Ilse & Auke, Tom & Jerry and Avary & Stella. Combined, they sponsored seven girls and one boy to finish [...]

30 03, 2019

Child Protection Reaches 1000s

2019-04-02T14:21:30+00:00 March 30th, 2019|News|

One of Bali Children's Project lesser known project surrounds Child Protection in schools. It's an issue that is never really discussed in Balinese society. It's not in the school curriculum and parents rarely talk about it with their children. Recent data has shown an extremely low amount of reported abuse cases to children in [...]

21 03, 2019

Jehem School Opens in Bali

2019-04-02T10:49:15+00:00 March 21st, 2019|News, Schools Support|

Thirteenth Karmagawa School With funding from Karmagawa, Bali Children's Project built yet another kindergarten in Bali. It's the thirteenth school that Karmagawa has supported in Bali, with more on the way. Bali Children's Project turned an old crumbling building into a fantastic new learning space for young learners in Jehem. [...]

13 03, 2019

Heroes: Ethan Library Opens in Bali

2019-03-15T09:40:04+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Library Renovations|

Before After Delight as the Ethan Library Opens in Bali Another library has just opened to serve a low income community in the mountains of Bali, thanks to support from 101 Heroes. SDN 2 Sukuwana Elementary had previously been struggling to educate its children to read. Without a budget, the school could not [...]

12 03, 2019

Ten Sponsored in February

2019-03-13T13:49:55+00:00 March 12th, 2019|News|

Ten Children Sponsored The brilliant start to 2019 brought more good news as ten children from our waiting list were sponsored for school. Sponsorships is Bali Children's Project's longest running program, having started as a small scale support structure for children who could not afford school. These days, Bali Children's Project sponsors 335 children, with 14 co-ordinators all [...]

25 02, 2019

Twelfth Karamagawa Kindergarten Opens in Bali

2019-02-25T13:54:28+00:00 February 25th, 2019|News|

Kayu Bihi Kindergarten In February 2019, Bali Children's Project opened a brand new kindergarten in the village of Kayu Bihi, north Bali. The kindergarten had been operating from a tiny room, with broken, termite infested furniture and no supplies. Now thanks to Karmagawa, the school has a brand new look. We renovated a nearby usless building which provides [...]

8 02, 2019

9 Children Sponsored in January

2019-02-08T13:18:08+00:00 February 8th, 2019|News|

Nine Children Sponsored in January January was brought with it a new year and new opportunities for nine children, all of whom were sponsored for school by new sponsors. It means that these nine children now have a secure school future. Their prospects change from dropping out and finding basic manual work, to staying in school and graduating. [...]

8 02, 2019

Mark Transforms a Kindergarten

2019-02-08T14:25:35+00:00 February 8th, 2019|News, Schools Support|

Kumara Giri Kindergarten Kumara Giri Kindergarten had been on our waiting list for support for quite some time, so when Mark donated, we could not wait to give the school a mini renovation. Located at the foot of Mount Agung in Karengasem, the village has had some hard times. With the constant threat of eruption, everybody is fearful [...]

4 02, 2019

Happy Mattress Creates Karma

2019-02-06T12:24:55+00:00 February 4th, 2019|News, Special Donor Projects|

Mattress Appeal Over the Christmas period, Bali Children's Project ran our very own happy mattress appeal, aimed at helping children who sleep in poor coniditions. While most programs focus on long term educational benefits, it's hard to ignore the living conditions of children from poor families. Having received a brilliant response from supporters, [...]

2 02, 2019

Robert’s Visit to Bali

2019-02-08T14:47:38+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|News, Sponsor Visits, Sponsored children|

Long term supporter Robert recently came to Bali, visiting some of the students he has been helping to sponsor for school. In this article, Robert shares his insights about the expereience: Visit One With Bali Children’s Project (BCP) we visited a sponsored child on the east coast. He’s doing well in school and hopes to become a [...]

18 01, 2019

VIDEO: San Diego State Donates a Library

2019-01-18T15:44:47+00:00 January 18th, 2019|News|

San Diego Comes to Bali Bali Children's Project thanks San Diego State University as we were able to renovate yet another library in Bali. Students from San Diego State Univeresity came all the way to Bali to learn about the charitable sector. Not only did they come to learn, but they also actively support our work by funding [...]

9 01, 2019

Sheer Joy as Mattresses are Delivered

2019-01-11T16:47:31+00:00 January 9th, 2019|News|

Mattress Joy Following Successful Appeal Children could not contain their excitement this month, as we delivered mattresses fundraised from our Christmas Mattress Appeal. The appeal ran throughout December and raised 30 mattresses, thanks to incredible generosity from Bali Children's Project supporters. If you wanted to contribute, there's still time. In fact, mattresses can be delivered any time of [...]

7 01, 2019

Nine Children Sponsored in December

2019-01-09T11:08:57+00:00 January 7th, 2019|News|

Nine New Sponsorships Last year ended on a high for several reasons, with a highlight being that nine children who were sponsored for school by new sponsors! The sponsorships mean an incredible amount to children living in poverty. It's a sad fact that 1 in 5 children in Bali will not graduate from high school, mainly due to [...]

17 12, 2018

2018 Year Review: Bali Children’s Project

2018-12-21T11:50:46+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Enewsletters|

2018: A Year to Remember As we see out the twilight of 2018, Bali Children’s Project takes a look back at some of the achievements over the course of the year. Impacting tens of thousands of children, Bali Children’s Project’s work in 2018 created a huge impact for children and families in Bali. Below are just some of [...]

17 12, 2018

Video: Under the Sea Library

2018-12-19T09:58:33+00:00 December 17th, 2018|News|

Lembean Library Complete Thanks to the power of giving from three separate donors, Bali Children's Project has been able to complete the 'Under the Sea' library! This time, we were working on Lembean Library. The school itself had a good standard building for learning, however all their equipment and supplies were poor. Some books were nearly 50 years [...]

30 11, 2018

Milestone in Sponsorships

2018-11-30T16:47:45+00:00 November 30th, 2018|News|

Sponsored Children Reach Milestone Bali Children’s Project this week celebrated the milestone of sponsoring 300 children – or to be more precise 308 children! November Sponsorships With 14 more children being sponsored for school, November was a landmark month. Not only did bring us past the 300 mark, but it was the highest [...]