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4 01, 2021

195 Students Sponsored in 2020!

2021-01-04T11:52:11+08:00January 4th, 2021|News|

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 [...]

10 12, 2020

Buda’s Life After Losing his Father

2020-12-10T15:31:55+08:00December 10th, 2020|News|

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 [...]

9 12, 2020

22nd Karmagawa Funded Project Completed in Bali

2020-12-10T09:18:20+08:00December 9th, 2020|News|

22nd Karmagawa Funded Project Opens in Bali Our latest renovation is complete! It's our 22nd project together with @karmagawa to be completed in Bali! This time we had the task of transforming an old library into a brand new learning centre. It involved renovating the building and giving it a new lease of life, turning it [...]

3 12, 2020

18 Students Sponsored in November

2020-12-03T13:43:09+08:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

Eighteen Students Sponsored in November Bali Children's Project are proud to announce a further 18 students have been sponsored for school thanks to Novembers new sponsors. As the pandemic goes on longer, family income is even lower than before, leaving little left for school costs. School is either remote or in limited numbers, but fees still [...]

27 11, 2020

Bali Children’s Project Appeal Hits 40,000 USD

2020-12-03T15:03:47+08:00November 27th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

Bali Children's Project COVID Food Relief Appeal Reaches Milestone A charity based in Bali has raised over one thousand food relief packages for families whose livelihoods have been destroyed by the pandemic. With Bali closed to international tourism, the normally bustling holiday island has gone quiet. It’s left a huge dent in the livelihoods of locals. [...]

25 11, 2020

EnviTours Donates over 100 Food Relief Packages

2020-11-25T15:25:33+08:00November 25th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

EnviTours Donates over 100 Food Relief Packages As part of our ongoing appeal to help families in Bali, EnviTours helped us to deliver food packages to families who have been affected by the pandemic. Our thanks to EnviTours who not only renovated a kindergarten in this community but have given over 100 COVID Food Relief Packages to [...]

16 11, 2020

Learning Balinese Language

2020-11-16T11:48:33+08:00November 16th, 2020|News|

Did you know there are over 300 regional languages in Indonesia?   Indonesian is the national language, but many regencies have their own languages, just like Bali has the Balinese language.   Most books are available in the national language Indonesian, but we've also been supplying books in Balinese.   It's important for children to read in Balinese as [...]

3 11, 2020

Eight Children Sponsored in October

2020-11-05T10:06:06+08:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project are proud to be sponsoring a further eight new students, thanks to new sponsorships in October. Our thanks to new sponsors in October of Amanda, Vicki & Luke, Tamika, Alexandra, Karen, Yosef & Novi, Larissa and Yvonne. While schools are at limited capacity and focused on distance-learning, students are still enrolled and fees are still required [...]

13 10, 2020

Banana School Renovation Complete!

2020-10-14T09:15:47+08:00October 13th, 2020|News|

Great news from the Banana school in Bali; our kindergarten renovation is complete. Earlier this year, Bali Children's Project appealed for supporters to help us raise enough funds to renovate the school. Thanks to support from Omer, Monica, Public Culture, Serge and Laura we were able to reach our target and finally renovate the Banana school! The school has [...]

6 10, 2020

Julah Library Project Fully Funded!

2020-10-06T11:17:31+08:00October 6th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is excited to announce that our latest community donor project at Julah Library has been fully funded. Community Donor Projects are renovation projects that help give a new lease of life to schools and kindergartens in rural Bali. Donors are invited to give torwards our target to complete projects. When all combined donations reach the target, [...]

5 10, 2020

Health Education Goes Online

2020-10-07T10:06:45+08:00October 5th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project is bringing health education workshops to students through innovative new 'online workshops' filmed at high schools in Bali. In Bali, Coronavirus has changed the way schools operate. Either opening with limited capacity, online learning or pick up/collection based homework, school has changed. It depends on the area, but most schools are operating under a new normal [...]

5 10, 2020

Ten Students Sponsored in September

2020-10-06T14:53:24+08:00October 5th, 2020|News|

As coronavirus continues to destroy incomes in Bali, we were able to bring good news for ten students who were sponsored for school in the month of September. Although it may seem like schools are closed, many are open for limited capacity (in 'green zones') and others are having students come in to collect and submit their school work. [...]

11 09, 2020

COVID Food Relief Appeal Hits 30,000 USD

2020-09-11T16:33:35+08:00September 11th, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects, Special Projects|

Bali Children's Project's COVID-19 Food Relief Appeal hit a milestone as over 30,000 USD has been raised to help families struggling in Bali. It equates to over 750 large food packages that include non-perishable essential food supplies. With Bali closed to international tourism, the pandemic has hit the economy hard. It has meant that families who were already living [...]

3 09, 2020

16 Children Sponsored for School in August

2020-09-03T10:12:49+08:00September 3rd, 2020|News|

A huge thank you to Ben & Emma, Laura, Kevin, Ethan, Barry and Alana, Dewi & Robert, who all became new sponsors in August. During the pandemic, children have been in more need to sponsorship than usual, due to lower incomes of families, but similar school fees. Since the pandemic started, tourism has almost shut down and those who [...]

1 09, 2020

Learning Centres During the Pandemic

2020-09-04T11:02:39+08:00September 1st, 2020|News|

We took a trip to Selulung and the site of one of our Learning Centres to see how the community are holding up during the pandemic. In 2019, we completed the building of a new learning centre, but since March, schools have been closed. Additionally, Karmagawa helped us to purchase a school bus for children who had to walk [...]

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