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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 [...]

16 05, 2019

April 2019 Enewsletter

2019-05-16T16:50:41+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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+08:00 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 [...]