Our Bali Heroes

liina klauss’ 5000 Lost Soles: Turning Ocean Rubbish into Art

Art In Bali | May 30, 2018

Artist liina klauss, together with Potato Head Beach Club Bali, created a visually stunning installation name ‘5000 soles’ from rubbish that washed up on Seminyak Beach. Their goal, raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution through art.  One hot, global topic at the moment is ocean plastic pollution;  from local organisations right up to the United […]

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Solemen: Continuing To Improve People’s Lives

Our Bali Heroes | May 16, 2018

Bali based NGO Yayasan Solemen Indonesia gives hope, creates smiles and makes a difference in many people’s lives every day. Since its inception in 2010, Yayasan Solemen has morphed into a dynamic organisation with a serious mission that reaches far beyond the original goal. A great outreach programme was created to benefit the poor, the […]

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A Little Help for the Children of Bali

Our Bali Heroes | Apr 09, 2018

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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Niskala Bali: Creating Environmentally-Friendly Ceremonies

Our Bali Heroes | Mar 13, 2018

Niskala Bali, an organisation on the island, is taking charge in the fight against post-ceremony waste in Bali.  Offerings can be seen everywhere in Bali. Tiny coconut leaf baskets (canang sari) of rice, fruits and flowers are presented in front of every house, office, in the temples and shrines, and even on the dashboards of cars. […]

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Raining Cats & Dogs: 2 Bali Animal Welfare Organisations Helping Felines and Canines

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 26, 2018

A French poet, Anatole France once said, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” There is no doubt that animals bring happiness to many people. They are compassionate and a best friend to some people. They help us to be more loving because of the compassion they give. Bali […]

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Give Back for Valentines: Loving Our Fellow Humans

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 14, 2018

The greatest degree of one’s inner tranquillity comes from the development of love and compassion. It is a scientific fact that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well-being becomes. Cultivating a close, warm-hearted feeling for others puts our mind at ease. Bali Pink Ribbon There are […]

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Eco Bali: The Solution to Bali’s Waste Crisis

Our Bali Heroes | Jan 03, 2018

Indonesia has now become the world’s second-biggest contributor to plastic waste in the oceans. This island is facing the alarming issue of waste disposal with shorelines laden with refuse, which is washed up every day when the tides come in. Communities are struggling to deal with the volume of waste, and even high-end hotels now […]

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Holiday Shopping for a Cause

Festive Season | Dec 05, 2017

The end of the year is a time of celebration and a chance to renew our hearts with peaceful intentions and goodwill towards everyone. With festivities and holidays around the corner, let’s spare a thought for the less fortunate around us. It is time to clean out your closet of clothes you haven’t worn in […]

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Bamboo Bikes: Helping to Reduce Poverty in East Bali

Our Bali Heroes | Nov 28, 2017

Ban Village in Karangasem, East Bali, has the distinction of being one of the largest villages in Indonesia. With 7,200 hectares, all 19 of Ban’s sub-villages lie within 12 kilometres of the Mount Agung crater. All together the area is home to more than 3,500 families all of whom were forced to flee their homes […]

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Refill Bali: Saving Bali One Bottle at a Time

Our Bali Heroes | Nov 20, 2017

Bali is an island that tourism has impacted in a myriad of ways. Over 5 million travellers visit this island every year, staying in for at least 2 or 3 days. During these days, they will need to buy bottled water to support their daily activities. Now, this is the ugly truth. The lack of […]

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