Our Bali Heroes

The Bumi Sehat Foundation: One Hundred Dollars To Save A Life

Our Bali Heroes | May 15, 2017

Childbirth is one of the most beautiful creations of the universe, and it is still considered a godly gift for which every woman yearns. The ugly truth according to the WHO, about a thousand women in the world die from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, everyday. In developing countries, common complications such as obstruction, […]

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Sawah Bali: The Organisation Preserving Bali’s Rice Fields

Our Bali Heroes | Apr 11, 2017

The most commonly identified issues in Bali are environmental degradation, health problems, food insecurity, identity and land loss, water scarcity and economic inequality. Due to increase in tourism, land has been sold relentlessly and development made on fertile sites. The soil in Bali is dead due to no use of biomass and excessive use of […]

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The Zero Waste to Oceans Conference: Preventing Plastic Pollution

Our Bali Heroes | Apr 03, 2017

Atop the verdant compound of the ROLE Foundation’s centre in Nusa Dua, the views out across Bali down to the ocean were clear as crystal. This was the venue for the Zero Waste to Oceans Conference held on the 22nd of February 2017, an initiative organised by the Danish Embassy in Indonesia to create a […]

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Eradicating Plastic in Bali

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 28, 2017

Everyone loves a holiday. You fly somewhere exotic to sit on a beach and forget about everything – your work, your problems, your waste… few people adhere to their home recycling regime when on holiday, but while you may forget, someone has to think about it. The use of plastic has become synonymous with serious […]

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Avani Eco : Replacing Bali’s Plastic [Video]

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 24, 2017

Bali’s successful tourism industry has come with a price; waste. With development increasing on the island of the gods, and with larger numbers of people coming to the island each year, Bali’s waste management has become a problem. It’s estimated that 1.5kg of rubbish is disposed of per room night of every hotel on the island. […]

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Bali’s Biggest Beach Clean Up Takes 40 tons of Trash off Bali’s Beaches!

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 24, 2017

On Sunday, 19 February 2017, volunteers all across the island’s coast gathered at their local beaches for Bali’s Biggest Beach Clean Up. 1000s of individuals from children to politicians, locals and expats, came together to show their love for Bali by cleaning up the coast line and participating in Bali’s biggest beach clean-up. An initiative started by the […]

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Empowering Remote Villages With Education and Life Skills

Our Bali Heroes | Feb 14, 2017

Established in 1998, East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP) is a non-profit organisation with the focus on the village people in the east side on Bali. Village Ban is one of their ongoing projects. It is the most remote and disadvantaged village in Bali, located on the steep and dry eastern slopes of Mount Agung and […]

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Annika Linden Centre: A Hub for Social Change

Our Bali Heroes | Jan 17, 2017

After the tragic death of Annika Linden in the 2002 Bali bombing, the Annika Linden Foundation was formed to create something positive out of this terrible tragedy. In the following nine years, the Annika Linden Foundation funded 36 projects across Bali, Thailand, and India; working alongside small non-profits addressing issues affecting some of society’s most […]

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Bali Children’s Project Helps Reduce Poverty Through Education

Our Bali Heroes | Dec 25, 2016

Behind the glitz and glam of Bali’s luxury resorts and posh restaurants, lies an island marred by poverty. There are families who are forced to economize in times of financial hardship by taking their children out of school and direct them to low paying work. But to help them escape the poverty, the Bali Children’s […]

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Arjun Bhogal is a Man on a Mission

Our Bali Heroes | Nov 11, 2016

Throwing a nostalgic glimpse back towards the island of Java, thankful for the opportunity and people I met there, I witnessed the jagged terrain from a far for the first time through the clouds as I made my way across the Bali Strait, towards Gilimanuk. I couldn’t help but cast my mind back 4 years. […]

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