15 Students Saved from Dropping Out of School

We delivered wonderful news for 15 students in Bali who would have had to drop out of school – they have all been sponsored to stay in school!

Supported by kind donors from February, March and April, these children no longer have to worry about not being able to afford to stay in school.

In Bali, school costs money. For children from the poorest families, this means a high risk of dropping out.

With no other options, children end up stuck in the cycle of poverty. Without an education, they are unlikely to be able to secure future jobs.

Thanks to our latest sponsorship supporters, this will not be the case for these 15 students.

We thank our latest sponsors of Bali Dynasty, Brenda’Lee, Alexis, Christie, Maryam, Valeria, Basundari Retreat, Juan Carlos, Rebecca, Deep Blue and The Wesco Girls.

School Dropout Risk in Bali

Statistics in Bali of school graduations are quite shocking.

In Bali the official figures of attendance are:

Primary/Elementary School: 99.5% (one in every two hundred do not graduate)

Junior High School: 97.85% (two in every one hundred do not graduate)

Senior High School: 83.84% (one in six students do not graduate)

The figures for senior high school graduation are also higher in the most built-up, higher income areas (Kabupaten Badung) at 90.79%, while more rural lower income areas are far lower (Kabupaten Bangli has only 74.47% graduation rate).

The official graduation numbers show 98,896 students graduating in 2022. Based on this figure being 83.84% of documented students, this suggests that 19,062 students did not graduate from high school in 2022.

The above figures do not account for undocumented students/children, who are more likely to be from families of poverty. Our estimate is that up to one in four students will not graduate from school.

Our sponsorship waiting list is updated daily. If you’d like to read about students currently needing help to stay in school, visit this page.

Sponsor a Student for School

One in five students will never graduate from high school. You can help them to stay in school and escape the cycle of poverty forever.