March brought lots of good news - three new schools opened, 17 students were sponsored and a return of the Happy Mattress appeal. Our team have been working hard to continue giving children better opportunities and we are so proud of them - and grateful to donors who enable it to happen.
17 New Students Sponsored in March March was a great month for the sponsorship program as we were able to secure school futures for 17 more students. In Bali, school fees are one of the main barriers to children receiving an education – so much that 1 in 5 students will never graduate from school. For [...]
Bhagas Funds a Renovation in Memory of his Father In our latest kindergarten renovation, we visited the area of Payangan to open a newly renovated school. The project was kindly funded by supporter Bhagas, in honor of his late father, who was a big believer in education. If you'd like to support a school, visit our [...]
Milestone as 500 Students are Sponsored for School Bali Children’s Project reached a huge milestone this week – reaching 500 sponsored children, thanks to the generosity of donors throughout the world. Sponsorships change lives by giving children a guaranteed route through school. A Huge Milestone As our first ever program, sponsorships were [...]
Karmagawa Funds 25th and 26th Projects in Bali Bali Children's Project is proud to announce that another two schools have opened in Bali. Thanks to support from Karmagawa, a kindergarten and learning center have been transformed into quality new learning facilities. The two renovations make up projects number 25 and 26 which have been funded by [...]
In an unprecedented month, Bali Children's Project opened four new learning facilities, delivered 100s of COVID Food Relief Packages and sponsored 13 more children to stay in school.
COVID Food Relief Packages Brighten Dark Times Donors all over the world have continued to help Balinese families during their time of need, as the pandemic continues to destroy livelihoods. Bali Children's Projects works with Balinese families, helping them escape the cycle of poverty through education. Even under pre-pandemic circumstances, these families often struggled with daily [...]
Thirteen Students Sponsored in February Thirteen more students now have their school careers secured thanks to kind new sponsors in February. The students were previously on our waiting list, having been identified as students who would drop out of school without support. In Bali, 1 in 5 students will never graduate from high school due to [...]
Fourth Leonore G Calaustro Learning Center Opens in Bali Bali Children's Project is delighted to present our latest renovation - the Leonore G Calaustro Learning Center, Tabanan. The Learning Center transformed an old library that was at risk of eathquake and landslide damage to a wonderful new place of inspiration for children. It is [...]
Mita Funds a Library with Birthday Donations Our latest learning center is complete and it's all thanks to supporter Mita, who asked for donations instead of birthday presents. Mita's friends and family got together and managed to raise $4,000 USD to enable us to renovate Julah Library. Mita's birthday dream has come true - but most [...]
The need for food relief is at it's highest point since the pandemic started, as families struggle to afford even basic food staples. Meanwhile, we opened two new schools, sponsored six children for school and launched our online learning platforms for 2021.
Bali Children's Project Launch Online Child Protection Bali Children's Project is excited to premiere the launch of our online Child Protection Program. It starts with the release of the video 'We are Special: Mawar'. It is the first video of its kind to address child abuse in Indonesia. Our 2021 program focuses on giving schools the [...]
Six Students Sponsored in January Our thanks Marta, Mel, Heyden, Lacey, Summer & Maya, Eva & Daniel, Carissa and Hung who all became new sponsors in January. Sponsorships, put simply, are the difference between a life of manual labor and a life of opportunities. Official figures show that one in five students drop out of school [...]
Balinese Families Still Struggling for Food As the pandemic continues, kind supporters have continued to give to people in Bali who have been suffering immensely during the pandemic. It has helped Bali Children's Project to raise over 1,250 food staples packages for needy families - but the need still continues. With the economy in Bali continuing [...]
New Kindergarten and Learning Centre in Bali Bali Children's Project is proud to present our 22nd and 23rd projects funded by Karmagawa in Bali! The two projects are in the same location, giving a village whose buildings and facilities were very poor a massive makeover. It's changed the village forever and Bali Children's Project is so [...]
HIV and AIDS Cases Slow, But Bali Remains #2 in Indonesia The AIDS Commission of Indonesia has released the latest HIV and AIDS numbers for Bali, with 2,525 new cases recorded in 2019. There’s many ways to interpret the new data. Bali Children’s Project sees it has encouraging, but underlining how much more work is needed [...]
December Enewsletter In our final update to wrap up 2020, we brought news of two newly renovated schools, 16 new sponsorships and our COVID Food Relief appeal edging closer towards the 50,000 USD mark. Support our Work Our work only happens thanks to donations from kind [...]
195 Students Sponsored in 2020! December brought the gift that students had been waiting for - a sponsorship for school. In many countries, school is something that children can take for granted. In Indonesia, high school costs money. For the poorest families, it means their children have little chance of completing high school. In fact, 1 [...]
2020 Year Summary Bali Children's Project is proud to present our summary video for 2020. A difficult year, our supporters were always there for us. They helped us to rise to the challenge presented by the pandemic. Thanks to your support, we were able to change lives and help more children escape poverty through education. To [...]
Buda's Life After Losing his Father Buda lives and works on a brick making site with his mother. Thankfully, Buda has been sponsored for school by donor Andrea, but times are still tough. His father passed away a few years ago and so now Buda is the man of the house (Balinese society is patriarchal). When [...]