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REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: EBPP Schools Songwriting with Music Seeds International (MSI)

By Ross Green, Director MSI. Expert Volunteer

Through chance meetings, good will, and providence I found myself on an airplane headed for Bali last month. My name is Ross, and I started a music charity for kids eight years ago. We started in Nepal and have since been to eight countries helping kids write their [...]

REFLECTIONS ON A ONE MONTH EXPERIENCE

By Tess Goulsbra, EBPP Volunteer Art Therapist, March 2014

When I first started with East Bali Poverty Project I was nervous. I had so many ideas, but at the beginning, I was unsure how I was going to put them into practice. [...]

It’s Harder To Stomach Up Hill!

Me in the children’s school garden, tending  their organic vegetables

By Chanelle Lauren Cox, EBPP Documentary Volunteer

Me in the children’s school garden, tending their organic vegetables

13th February 2012: I have been assisting with the development of an awareness video for East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP) for the past few weeks. Over this time, I have become very familiar with various footage and [...]

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: Kadek Indah, local health staff

Kadek Indah doing IDD awareness programme to the community

By Lindsay Burns, EBPP Volunteer

Kadek Indah gives EBPP IDD (iodine deficiency disorder) awareness prog to the community

WOMEN who divorce their husbands and become single working mums through choice are incredibly rare in Bali.

But it was these exact circumstances that led 27-year-old Kadek Indah to the doors of EBPP, where she became [...]

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: My first Site Visit, September 2011

mural gallery

By Lindsay Burns, EBPP Volunteer

EBPP Students’ bamboo Art studio/gallery and Cooperative in Cegi hamlet

It was 6am on 22nd of September 2011 and a thin crescent moon perched above a volcano-shaped lilac cloud framed by palms still vivid in the silvery morning light on the edge of Denpasar, Bali’s capital city.

Maybe it [...]

Teaching First Aid in the East Bali Wilderness

Aaron’s Wilderness First Aid training to enthusiastic EBPP staff in EBPP Ban office

By Lindsay White and Aaron Fishman – Volunteer Health Advisers

Aaron’s Wilderness First Aid training to enthusiastic EBPP staff in EBPP Ban office

November 27, 2011 – What do you put on a wound to stop bleeding?  Cobwebs?  Leaves?  Gasoline?

During our 2 months working with EBPP, we taught the staff quite a bit [...]

Tackling Deadly Tuberculosis through Awareness Video & Brochures to Thousands of Children

Scene in the “doctor’s surgery”, Pengalusan & Cegi ‘stars’

 

By Aris Harianto, EBPP Marketing & PR

EBPP students from Cegi and Pengalusan learning their script before the TB drama shooting session

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most serious diseases in Indonesia and the problem is that communities, such as those in mountainous East Bali, have little chance of getting it identified [...]

POTENTIAL LOCAL BUSINESS FOR EBPP CHILDREN & COMMUNITIES: MAKING HIGH QUALITY BAMBOO MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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By Elia Simantov, EBPP volunteer Music Programme Developer

30th June 2011: Towards the end of the year 2000, just over two years after David started working to alleviate the extreme poverty and dire conditions at the mountain villages of Desa Ban in East Bali, one of his visions was for the children who [...]

My East Bali Adventure

An amazing view of a dream village on a river at sunrise

By Jackie Blight

Group Photo: Jackie Blight with EBPP's art teachers and students

How the heck did I end up here?

A tiny village, waaaaay up on the side of Mount Agung Volcano on the island of Bali in Indonesia, with 15 expectant faces looking at me waiting for me to say something.

Ok [...]

3 EBPP schools Host ODFM Lombok Music Trainees in Exciting Teaching Practice Workshops: A good example of the true meaning of Terima Kasih (receive give), the Indonesian phrase for “Thank You”

The EBPP Music Team and trainers from Lombok begin the workshop at EBPP’s Cegi School, on the slopes of Mount Agung, Bali

By Eliya Simantov, EBPP volunteer Music Program Developer

The EBPP Music Team and trainers from Lombok begin the workshop at EBPP’s Cegi School, on the slopes of Mount Agung, Bali

 

7th April 2011: [...]

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