Category: Charities

Bali’s Doomed Love Affair with Plastic

When I began to research this article, I saw the immense problem that is literally choking the life out of the island; waste. Each and every one of us produces it and...

Matt Homfray

Matthew Homfray: Rotary Club of Bali Canggu

Matthew Homfray was born in Manchester, England and grew up on a farm near Cardiff in Wales. Trained as a veterinarian, Matt first came to Bali in 2011 to volunteer as a...

Brodway Ke Java

Broadway Ke Java

Broadway may have its roots in the quintessential iconography of New York City, but the charm, excitement, and artistry of Broadway cannot be contained to just one town....

Sister in Danger: Youth against sexual violence

"Sister in Danger” is a song performed by Simponi (Sindikat Musik Penghuni Bumi or ‘Music Syndicate of Earth Dwellers’) as part of a campaign to promote protection...

Deaf Guides of Bali

Barrier-Free Travel: Deaf Guides of Bali

One Balinese man is spreading awareness within Bali. Wahyu Cahyadi is deaf, and works as a driver and tour guide for other deaf and hearing-impaired people.

Meet Natalia Perry

Founder and Director of Safe Childhoods Foundation, Natalia has spent over a decade supporting abused children around the world. She has worked in 11 countries in 11...

A Green project recyclable collection team at work in Cilandak

Recycling in Jakarta

If you are like me and you can't bear the idea of throwing away a growing amount of plastic, metal and glass containers every day, contributing to the clutter of...

A Home Called Lestari Sayang Anak

A Home Called Lestari Sayang Anak

According to a 2008 survey by Save the Children, up to half a million children live in residential care in Indonesia, a frightening number. It is even more frightening...

Taman Bacaan Pelangi

Painting the Colours of Literacy in Eastern Indonesia

Eastern Indonesia is a realm of a million wonders. A region rich in panoramic landscapes, biodiversity, and ancestral traditions, much of Eastern Indonesia remains...

ReAct

His mind was tired from too little sleep, his head itchy with a stomach that was groaning from barely enough to eat. As far as his home was concerned, he was just a...

The Safe Childhoods Foundation

The Safe Childhoods Foundation

The Safe Childhoods Foundation considers every childhood to be precious. Their dedicated team provides healthcare and aid packages to those living in absolute poverty...

Ewa with Kopernik co-workers

Kopernik: Serving the Last Mile

More than a decade ago, Ewa Wojkowska remembers driving at night in complete darkness through a remote town in East Timor. Located in one of the poorest districts of...

Contemporary Circus

Contemporary Circus

There was a time when the circus was a travelling show with performers, freak shows, and a herd of animals as good old family entertainment. In the early 20th century,...

IHF - International Humanity Foundation

Travelling with a Purpose

Ever wondered what it is like to come to Indonesia for a volunteer abroad programme or contribute your time to a worthy cause as a local expat in Jakarta? International...

Education Guide 2017

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