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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
November Enewsletter Our COVID Food Relief Appeal hits the milestone of 40,000 USD in November, 18 new sponsorships, a brand new sustainable playground and work on new learning centres and kindergarten projects.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In our October Enewsletter we had the pleasure of completing the Community Donor Project at the Banana School, while building work continued on other projects in Bali. Plus news on sponsorships and of course the impact of COVID19 together with our Food Relief Appeal.
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 [...]
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 [...]