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16 07, 2020

Private Donor Renovates Learning Centre in Bali

2020-07-20T14:50:17+08:00July 16th, 2020|News|

Bali Children’s Project is proud to announce a brand new learning centre for the village of Wanagiri, funded by a generous private donor. Although school is currently closed in Bali due to the pandemic, the need for quality learning facilities has stayed the same. Schools are tentatively due to reopen under a ‘new normal’, and our focus remains firmly [...]

14 07, 2020

Bali COVID Food Packages Appeal Raises over 25,000 USD

2020-08-11T10:15:42+08:00July 14th, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects, Special Projects|

Bali Children's Project is proud to announce that thanks to a worldwide effort from donors, we have raise over 26,000 USD for COVID-19 Food Relief Packages. It's an incredible total which has enabled us to deliver 668 Food Packages to needy families. The deliveries are continuing in July as families struggle to cope with Bali's decimated economy. From tourism [...]

9 07, 2020

June Enewsletter

2020-07-09T11:23:16+08:00July 9th, 2020|Enewsletters, News|

Our appeal reached an amazing 556 Food Relief Packs for families who have been struggling to make ends meet, along with a record breaking month of single sponsorships for children to stay in school.

2 07, 2020

EnviTours Donates Food Supplies in Bali

2020-07-03T09:31:57+08:00July 2nd, 2020|News, Special Donor Projects|

Hot off the renovation of a brand new kindergarten in central Bali, supporters EnviTours have generously donated Food Relief Packages to 35 families in the village. Ayu Trisna, Schools Support Manager was there to deliver the supplies. “The people were so happy to receive the food packages. You can see how much it means to them. It has not [...]

1 07, 2020

31 Students Sponsored in June

2020-07-02T10:26:57+08:00July 1st, 2020|News|

As June comes to a close and the new school year also ends, Bali Children’s Project is thankful to June’s 31 new sponsors. June and July are some of the most important times of the year for children. They have finished their school year and look on to their next year. In Bali, moving up a year also is [...]

22 06, 2020

Karma Group Help Teenagers Study From Home

2020-06-25T09:36:48+08:00June 22nd, 2020|News|

Long term supporters Karma Group have once again gone above and beyond by helping students in Bali access education. With schools closed since March, students have been told to study at home, using online studying tools of Zoom, email and Google Classroom. It’s not ideal but has been one of the solutions to maintain learning during the pandemic. It [...]

19 06, 2020

Kindergartens Graduate in Bali

2020-06-19T14:52:16+08:00June 19th, 2020|News, Schools Support|

Coronavirus can’t keep Balinese kindergarteners from celebrating their graduation! Under strict hygiene standards, students were invited back to the Bali Children’s Project Kindergarten in Ubud to celebrate their achievement. 28 students were split into smaller groups of 3-5 students each. They were greeted by their dedicated teachers, who handed over their graduation certificates. It’s the first educational achievement in [...]

18 06, 2020

Bali’s Plan to Reopen Schools

2020-07-07T15:18:14+08:00June 18th, 2020|News|

The big educational news this week was that Bali has set out its plan to start reopening schools. With the 19/20 school year formally over in June, schools should be starting for the new year again in July. The measures were announced by Bali Education Board on a live YouTube feed. Green, Yellow, Orange and Red Zones On the [...]

16 06, 2020

Coronavirus Creates More Sponsorship Cancellations

2020-06-17T08:51:22+08:00June 16th, 2020|News|

With an influx of sponsorship cancellations, Bali Children's Project is seeking new sponsors to help keep students in school. As the world continues to grapple with coronavirus, children in Bali are seeing their futures affected too. With a new school year starting soon - and therefore even more increased school costs, students are relying on sponsorships to keep them [...]

7 06, 2020

May Enewsletter

2020-06-15T16:33:16+08:00June 7th, 2020|Enewsletters|

May Enewsletter: See the latest from our COVID-19 Food Relief Appeal as well as how we've been continuing to help children with less all over Bali, despite the pandemic.

1 06, 2020

14 Children Sponsored in May

2020-06-02T14:39:19+08:00June 1st, 2020|News, Sponsored children|

Despite the difficult times, Bali Children's Project is so grateful to have received 14 new sponsorships in May. It means that 14 children now have a brighter future to look forward too. With almost every area of Bali affected by the pandemic, families are finding it even harder to find work. For families that were already living in poverty, [...]

29 05, 2020

Donor Community Library Complete

2020-06-08T14:11:18+08:00May 29th, 2020|News|

Despite the pandemic, Bali Children's Project donors have helped to renovate a Mangesta Library in anticipation for schools to reopen once again. Early this year, we asked supporters to help contribute to help us reach our target of 3,500 USD to transform Mangesta Library. By the end of March, we were able to reach our target, thanks to several [...]

27 05, 2020

COVID19 Appeal Update

2020-05-27T11:48:58+08:00May 27th, 2020|News|

Thanks to supporters, we have already raised 324 Food Relief Packages for families impacted economically by the COVID19 pandemic.

18 05, 2020

Bali Children’s Project Prepare Food Relief Packages

2020-05-18T12:31:54+08:00May 18th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

The Bali Children's Project team is getting ready for a busy week on the front line, distributing much needed Food Relief Packages. Our ongoing Bali COVID-19 Appeal has been a great success so far, with over 10,000 USD raised to provide Food Relief Packages for Bali's most needy. It's meant that we have already raised over 270 food packages. [...]

15 05, 2020

COVID-19 Appeal Raises Over 10,000 USD So Far

2020-05-15T09:34:41+08:00May 15th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

An appeal recently launched by Bali Children's Project has so far raised 10,854 USD for Food Relief Packages in Bali. Having seen tourism ground to a halt and a slowdown in the economy, many families who were already living on the brink are finding life even more difficult. Even basic labor work is harder to come by, with a [...]

14 05, 2020

Bali Children’s Project Delivers Masks to Frontline Workers

2020-05-14T15:01:44+08:00May 14th, 2020|News, Special Projects|

Thanks to supporters, Bali Children's Project has been able to donate critical protective equipment (N95 masks) to healthcare workers on the frontline of the pandemic. While there are relatively low numbers of official COVID-19 cases in Bali, there are fears that many have never been identified. Schools in Bali have been closed and the borders effectively shut, meaning Bali's [...]

7 05, 2020

April Enewsletter

2020-05-14T10:21:24+08:00May 7th, 2020|Enewsletters, News|

COVID-19 is dominating most people's lives and in Bali it has been the case too. With tourism effectively cancelled, the economy has ground to a halt. It has left many people without an income and made poverty even more of a stuggle. Join us in our campaign to deliver food packages to the most needy in Bali. [...]

6 05, 2020

Bali Children’s Project Launch COVID-19 Appeal

2020-05-06T12:06:02+08:00May 6th, 2020|News|

Bali Children's Project has just launched our appeal to help families who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 crisis. A result of decimated tourism and all around job availability, even families in poverty before are finding life more difficult. Now, Bali Children's Project team is asking for help to donate Food Supply Packages to families to help ease [...]

4 05, 2020

21 Sponsored in April

2020-05-04T14:28:05+08:00May 4th, 2020|News, Sponsored children|

In an incredible show of support from donors, April helped us to sponsor 20 children to complete their schooling! In Bali, there are various fees for high school and despite the COVID-19 pandemic closing schools, costs have not changed for the majority of students. Most students have to pay money upfront, including semester fees or annual entry fees. It [...]

1 05, 2020

UPDATED: Coronavirus Response in Bali

2020-05-01T14:33:54+08:00May 1st, 2020|News, Special Projects|

A summary of the latest updates relating to COVID-19 and how it is affecting the work of Bali Children's Project. The current Situation ***Updated 1st May 2020*** Up until recently there were very few cases of COVID-19 in Bali. However, recent tests of 1,210 people showed a 37% positive rate, with suspicions things could get a lot worse. With [...]

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