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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 [...]

25 06, 2019

Chinese School Donates a Library

2019-06-25T12:15:55+08:00 June 25th, 2019|Library Renovations|

Students and teacher’s from QSI International School have helped to completely change a library in the rural village of Batuan, Bali. When QSI International School teachers Adam and Heather visited Bali Children’s Project, they knew their school could help to give students a better quality learning environment. Access to Books in Bali During their visit, Adam and Heather found [...]

17 06, 2019

118 School Entry Backpacks Raised so Far

2019-06-18T11:07:34+08:00 June 17th, 2019|News|

Bali Children's Project is so pleased to say that so far there have been a huge 118 packs raised from our 2019 School Entry Backpack Appeal. It's all thanks to kind businesses and supporters from all around the world who have helped to raise funds to send children to school with a smile. The appeal is still getting [...]

7 06, 2019

May Enewsletter

2019-06-07T14:15:06+08:00 June 7th, 2019|News|

Opening two schools, one library, launching our School Entry Backpack Appeal, 23 children sponsored and more news all in our May Enewsletter.

5 06, 2019

School and Learning Centre Opens in Bali

2019-06-06T11:14:05+08:00 June 5th, 2019|News|

More delight in rural Bali, as we simultaneously opened to two separate learning facilties, thanks to funding provided by Karmagawa. The two projects, both located in northern Bali are the latest in a string of 15 projects that have now been completed in Bali, thanks to the partnership between Bali Children's Project and Karmagawa. See our videos below of [...]

3 06, 2019

22 More Children Sponsored!

2019-07-01T13:49:53+08:00 June 3rd, 2019|News|

22 New Sponsorships in May! Wonderful news for 22 children who would have been dropping out of school! They have all been sponsored by kind people from all over the world. Sponsorships are the difference between graduation adn new opportunities in life, or dropping out and becoming basic laborers. As high school costs money, children from families who [...]

22 05, 2019

Fundraiser in Memory of Leonore

2019-07-11T10:18:05+08:00 May 22nd, 2019|News|

Brian's Fundraiser for Leonore Brian Calaustro is on a mission to help fund a third Leonore G. Calaustro Learning Centre in Bali. After his wife passed away, Brian vowed to do all he could to help improve education for children - a cause that was close to Leonore's heart. Since then, Brian has funded two Learning Centres, which [...]

21 05, 2019

Earthquake Library Restored

2019-05-21T13:58:44+08:00 May 21st, 2019|News|

Give Back Give Away Thanks to the kind people at Give Back Give Away, Bali Children's Project have renovated another needy library, this time in one of the most remote villages in Bali. Subaya Village Subaya Village is like the land that time forgot. The village is inexplicably built on the top of a mountain, with access via [...]

17 05, 2019

HIV Growth Slows in Bali

2019-05-17T14:54:04+08:00 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 [...]