24th June 2016.
Are you looking to support Bali Children’s Project but don’t know what is best? Take a look at the top ways to help underprivileged children in Bali.
1. Donate a Mattress | $140 – 250 usd
Why: Many children from poor families sleep on floors or uncomfortable mattresses.
How: A mattress with pillows and covers costs 1,600,000 IDR. You can donate this by going to our donate page and marking your donation ‘TO BUY MATTRESS’.
There a number of options;
- Single mattress (no frame) with sheets and pillows – $140 usd
- Double mattress – $180 (no frame) usd
- Double pullout bed (as above) – $250 usd
- Bed frame for single – $70 usd
- Bred frame for single mattress – $85 usd
What: You will receive information and photographs of the mattress you have purchased and the family who have received it, with a thank you sign (with your name).
2. Sponsor a Child for School | $40 a month
Why: Children from the poorest families often drop out of school as they can’t afford fees and they are under pressure to find work early.
What: You will receive a thank you card and regular updates of how your sponsored child is doing in school.
3. Give a Hygiene Pack | $10 usd per pack
Why: Along with a lack of education, many children miss out on simple hygiene messages, such as brushing teeth and keeping clean. Hygiene packs include a bundle of toiletries accompanied with some simple health messages.
How: You can buy 1 hygiene pack (or multiple packs) for $10 USD by visiting our donate page, remember to mark your donation ‘FOR HYGIENE PACKS’. Visitors in Bali are welcome to purchase the follow items directly also.
What: A hygiene pack is made up of;
- 2 toothbrushes
- 2 tubes of toothpaste
- 1 face towel
- 3bars of soap
- 1 comb
- 1 pack of cotton buds
- 1 nail clipper
- An infosheet on hygiene and health
4. Donate a Bicycle | $130 usd
Why: Many children have to walk long distances to school and can never afford the luxury of a bicycle.
How: Bring some joy to a child by donating a good quality bike. You can donate by going to our donate page, giving $130 USD and marking your donation ‘TO BUY BICYCLE FOR A BOY/GIRL’
What: You will receive information and photographs of the bicycle you have purchased and the child who has received it, with a thank you sign (with your name).
5. Give a Schools Supply Box | $250 usd
Why: Preschools and Kindergartens we support have little resources. A Schools Supply Box provides a huge variety of books, toys and games.
How: All items can be purchased in Bali. You are welcome to purchase items individually using our list or you can donate the funds for our staff to purchase. Please mark your donation ‘FOR SCHOOL SUPPLY BOX’. Donate here.
What: After purchasing, we will delivery the Supply Box to a Bali Children’s Project supported school along with updates and photos for you.
6. Link your School
Why: Become a Bali Children’s Project School Supporter and help raise funds for schools in need here in Bali. Your school will be actively supporting development of schools that are a less fortunate.
How: Get in touch with us. We already have some schools linking with us and would welcome more.
What: Your school will be able to have an ongoing impact on the schools that need it in Bali. You’ll get regular updates of how your support is helping.
7. Shop for Presents with Amazon Smile
Why: You can buy all the same things online, for the same price, but releasing a donation for Bali Children’s Project too!
How: Select Bali Children’s Project through Amazon Smile. It’s that simple! Shop through this link.
What: We’ll automatically receive 0.5% of the total cost of the presents you buy. What a great way to shop!
8. Children’s Wishlist Donations
Why: Our Children’s Wishlist is full of items that you can donate to help make life a little easier for children and their families
What: We’ll send you photographs of our team delivering the goods (literally!) to children and families that we support.
9. Give a Donation
Why: Aside from sponsorship, we run multiple other programs, such as sex education in schools, preschool support and more. Donations help to support our work so we can use the funds where they are needed most,
What: You’ll receive a thank you from our team, letting you know exactly where we would like to use your donation.
10. Shop/Donate at our Visitor Centre
Why: Come and find out more about our work, meet our staff in our visitor centre, in penestanan, Ubud.
How: If you are in Bali, drop into our visitor centre, where you can give a donation or buy some unique items that will support our work.
What: Whether it’s Eny’s Mozaics, BCP t-shirts, or our unique necklaces, you can go home with something that has helped support children in Bali.
11. Eat at Three Monkey’s Cafe
Why: Three Monkeys are donating the proceeds from two of their most popular meals to support our work.
How: Just pop into Three Monkeys and order one of the two meals that are donated to us. You can find out more here.
What: You’ll get a belly full of delicious food, as well as the icing on the cake – knowing the proceeds are going to support our work.
12. Shop with our Friends
Why: Shop with our friends and know that your purchase helps to unlock donations to support our work.
How: From fashion to clothing, you can buy online or in Bali by seeing our list of friends who donate.
What: Your purchase will help our friends help us. Each of our business partners donate based on sales. That’s a nice extra present on top of your purchase.