The Bali Pink Ribbon Walk 2018

Bali Pink Ribbon Foundation (BPR) has announced its annual charity Bali Pink Ribbon 5KM Fun Walk & Run set for Saturday 20 October 2018 from 2 – 9pm, at ITDC Area Nusa Dua. The fund raising event supports the foundation’s breast cancer awareness education and screening work targeted to underprivileged women in Bali and surrounding islands. This year’s

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Power to the People: Empowering Local Balinese Communities

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Bali, there is up to 5% of the population on this island classified as poor. It is such a sad fact that despite the tourism industry is growing, we can easily find children asking for money at stop lights or sleeping in the street. Many of these

Puspadi Bali: Putting Ability into Disability

A rise in chronic illnesses and an ageing population affect an increasing number of people with disabilities. This triggered Nengah Latra, who founded PUSPADI Bali, to assist those unfortunate people with physical disabilities in Bali. The foundation runs Bali’s wheelchair programme and manufactures artificial legs in their workshop at the Annika Linden Centre. With a

Bijoux Bajo: Exploring Flores in Style

Once a regency of sleepy fishing villages with empty white sand beaches and bay islands, Manggarai on the island of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara is now on the verge of becoming the next “it” tourism destination in Indonesia. Its extraordinary marine life is definitely an attraction, but more so are its unspoiled, off-the-beaten-track natural

Coastal Communities: Saving Bali’s Beaches One Piece of Plastic at a Time

Bali is facing a waste management crisis. With Indonesia being one of the world’s biggest contributors to ocean plastic, this is a problem. This island has declared a ‘garbage emergency’ after the beaches were inundated with a rising tide of plastic waste. Local communities are working hand-in-hand to keep Bali’s beaches clean. Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia

A Little Help for the Children of Bali

The education system in Bali is not at the best place right now. Despite the fact that tourism is growing it doesn’t change the fact that there still are a huge number of school-age children not attending school. Mostly, it is because of their poor economic background. There is a huge gap between the children

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