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10 10, 2019

September Enewsletter

2019-10-10T10:05:39+08:00 October 10th, 2019|Enewsletters, News|

Over 200 backpacks delivered, two schools opened, 11 children sponsored and more from in our jam packed September enewsletter.

7 10, 2019

Backpacks Bring Smiles

2019-10-11T10:19:56+08:00 October 7th, 2019|News, Special Donor Projects|

Appeal Impact After an amazing response to our School Entry Backpack appeal, the Bali Children's Project team have been busy delivering backpacks kindly donated by supporters. With over 200 school entry backpacks raised, the appeal is helping hundreds of children to go to elementary school with all the supplies they need. Sadly for many children, their families struggle [...]

3 10, 2019

Blooming Surprise

2019-10-03T16:08:06+08:00 October 3rd, 2019|News, Schools Support|

A Blooming Surprise Bali Children’s Project have just completed another kindergarten renovation, this time with the help of local supporter businesss Blooming Lotus Yoga. Blooming Lotus kindly donated to renovate Demulih Kindergarten – a school that was in plenty of need. Although the school had a large building (previously part of an older elementary school), the school was [...]

2 10, 2019

11 More Children Stay in School!

2019-10-02T10:38:27+08:00 October 2nd, 2019|News, Sponsored children|

September: Eleven Children Sponsored Eleven children are staying in school, thanks to new sponsors in September. These children are the lucky ones. Although they are from poor families, the sponsorships now mean they will be able to finish high school. Without this sponsorship they would have dropped out. Our thanks to September's kind sponsors of Juanita, Ethan, Olivia, [...]

16 09, 2019

Multiple Donations Create a New Library!

2019-10-11T10:20:22+08:00 September 16th, 2019|Library Renovations, News|

Multiple Donors Create a New Library Thanks to several library donations, supporters have clubbed together to transform yet another library. Many supporters will be aware that libraries in Bali are almost non-existent. Although there is a designated building in each school, most libraries do not have quality books or supplies to run a library. Libraries come in different shapes [...]

13 09, 2019

August Enewsletter

2019-09-13T09:08:15+08:00 September 13th, 2019|Enewsletters|

Three new school facilities opened, 13 children sponsored, abuse awareness updates and more in our August enewsletter.

7 09, 2019

Rice Family Opens Three Schools in Bali

2019-09-07T11:49:00+08:00 September 7th, 2019|Library Renovations, News, Schools Support|

Learning Centres in Bali Not one, not two, but three new schools opened in Bali last week! It was thanks to support from the Rice family. The two kindergartens and one library were previously falling apart, but now have a new lease of life. Just look at how much it means to the community and the children of [...]

6 09, 2019

The Student Groups Changing HIV and AIDS in Bali

2019-10-11T10:20:38+08:00 September 6th, 2019|HIV/AIDS Awareness, News|

Meet the Balinese high school student groups who are changing the way people think about HIV and AIDS in Bali. Awareness in Bali Bali Children's Project has been working with schools in Bali to address a serious problem - a huge increase in HIV and AIDS rates. In 2013, Bali had 12,145 confirmed cases of HIV and AIDS. In [...]

3 09, 2019

13 Children Sponsored in August

2019-09-03T16:35:37+08:00 September 3rd, 2019|News, Sponsored children|

Bali Children's Project is delighted to say that 13 children were sponsored for school in August 2019! It's all thanks to our newest sponsors Robert, Eliza, Tiurma, Lisa & Syeda, Mclean, Sarah, Colleen, Joel, Nam Le, Laurent, Gregory and Brad. All of these children faced uncertain futures as they come from families who cannot afford school fees themselves. Without [...]

16 08, 2019

Libraries in Need

2019-08-19T10:32:16+08:00 August 16th, 2019|News|

It's a little known fact that each elementary school in Bali must have a designated library building. However, many of these libraries are in extremely poor condition, creating a spiral where students do not use their designated libaries. Often, the buildings are in such poor condition that they are unsafe for students to learn inside them. Other times, buildings [...]

13 08, 2019

July Enewsletter

2019-08-16T16:06:59+08:00 August 13th, 2019|Enewsletters, News|

205 backpacks raised, 41 school graduates, a new library opened and much more in a jam packed July for Bali Children's Project.

10 08, 2019

41 Students Graduate in Bali

2019-08-10T10:01:34+08:00 August 10th, 2019|News, Sponsored children, Success Stories|

Meet our 41 Graduates of 2019! This is what sponsorship means to children in Bali! We had a wonderful day celebrating with our 41 school graduates in 2019. They all now have their futures completely changed! The alternative was a life of manual labour and limited opportunities. One in five students do not make it through high school. [...]

8 08, 2019

15 Students Sponsored in July

2019-08-08T16:57:55+08:00 August 8th, 2019|News|

Fifteen Children Sponsored in July At one of the most important times of the school year, Bali Children's Project is delighted to have given 15 children sponsorships to stay in school. According to official figures, 1 in 5 students will not make it through high school. These are normally the poorest students who end up dropping out because [...]

2 08, 2019

Storeroom to Library in Bali

2019-08-02T11:42:31+08:00 August 2nd, 2019|News|

Storeroom to Library Our latest library was opened this week, with the kind people from 101 Heroes coming to see how their support has helped children in rural Bali. The new library is another amazing transformation of an old and broken building. There's plenty more libraries in Bali that need help. Please get in touch if you'd like [...]

31 07, 2019

Appeal Raises 205 School Entry Backpacks

2019-07-31T15:33:49+08:00 July 31st, 2019|News, School Entry Backpacks|

205 Backpacks Raised Bali Children's Project is excited to announce that our recent appeal raised 205 school entry backpacks! It means that children can go to elementary school with all the equipment and materials they need. Thanks to supporters from all over the world, we were able to raise a massive 20,500 USD to enable us to purchase [...]

12 07, 2019

June Enewsletter

2019-07-12T13:55:02+08:00 July 12th, 2019|Enewsletters, News|

A wonderful month in June as supporters helped us was over 180 School Entry Backpacks! Plus we much more in our June enewsletter below.

3 07, 2019

Annual Review Published

2019-08-12T11:35:03+08:00 July 3rd, 2019|Enewsletters, News|

2019 Annual Review Bali Children’s Project is delighted to announce our latest Annual Review is now available. Click the image below to read or download the full Annual Review. The Annual Review invites readers to learn a little more about Bali Children’s Project and the range of programs that we run. With an introduction from Founder Linda Venter, you [...]

3 07, 2019

Sorry State of Songan Kindergarten

2019-07-02T14:52:56+08:00 July 3rd, 2019|News, Schools Support|

Welcome to Songan Welcome to Songan Kindergarten. The broken down building that you see is the designated kindergarten building for Songan village, near to Mount Batur in north Bali. Songan village has been victim to plenty of bad luck, including a deadly landslide a in 2017. The bad luck seemed to continue as the kindergarten fell into disrepair. It's [...]

2 07, 2019

21 Children Sponsored in June

2019-07-02T11:54:56+08:00 July 2nd, 2019|News, Sponsored children|

Twenty One Children Sponsored in June Fantastic news as another 21 would-be drop outs are staying in school, thanks to new sponsorships in June. The sponsorships come at a crucial time of year as students look to moving up a grade. As many students move into junior and senior high, costs kick in. It's a complicated system, with [...]

1 07, 2019

Graduation Time in Bali

2019-07-12T09:51:10+08:00 July 1st, 2019|News|

It's graduation time in Bali! It's a wonderful time of year for many children who finish the academic year, break up for winter holiday and move up a grade or even into a new school! We say goodbye to many kindergarteners, who make the big step up to elementary school, as well as 41 high [...]