Archive for the ‘Community Actions’ Category

Festival Panel Debates Pros and Cons of Bali’s Tourist Industry

Posted by BaliAngels on November - 8 - 2010

BALI, INDONESIA October 9th, 2010– A Writers Festival panel discussion on the impacts of tourism stimulated a lively debate about ways in which non-Balinese can help to reverse the island’s current challenges, some of which could threaten the Balinese way of life. The panel discussion, which involved writers from different generations and social backgrounds, resembled more of a community town hall exchange than a typical writer’s talk, with the moderator  [ Read More ]

Green School Kids Team Up With Bali Angels To Explore Climate Change

Posted by BaliAngels on November - 8 - 2010

“What is the first thing you think of when you think of Climate Change?” This is the question Bali Angels staff asked Bali Green School youngsters on camera as part of a joint environmental education project ‘by children’ – ‘to children.’ Launching the first ever Bali Climate Stories Workshop on October 19th, Bali Angels volunteers gave Green School kids as young as 6 years old a taste of how to  [ Read More ]

BALI ANGELS HELPS SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN SOCIETY (SOS) RAISE FUNDS

Posted by BaliAngels on October - 11 - 2010

Earlier in the summer, Bali Angels donated 200 of its specially designed Animal Writes pencils as well as a number of specialty boxes to Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS)  to support their most recent fundraising drive. The fundraiser, held at Taksu spa in Ubud, involved a discussion about the work of SOS in protecting the endangered Sumatran orangutan, one of Indonesia’s rare and natural treasures. The organizers screened a short film, held a raffle, and  [ Read More ]

Bali Angels Supports Bali’s Disabled Community

Posted by BaliAngels on October - 11 - 2010

Since its founding, Bali Angels has developed a strong partnership with Yayasan Senang Hati, Bali’s principal non-profit service to the X This  local disabled community.  Regular support for Senang Hati comes in the form of Bali Angels’ sponsorship of free luncheons and swimming lessons at the Villa Gaia pool for members. In the organization’s own words, Senang Hati’s vision is “of a society that welcomes and values the equal participation of people with  [ Read More ]

Over the last two months, Bali Angels took time to engage with several community leaders to: identify standard needs, explore areas for cooperation, and discuss ways of working toward common goals. This effort culminated in a decision to develop stronger ties to the “Plastic-Free Bali” or Bali Cantik Tanpa Plastik (BCTP) campaign and the newly launched UbudVibe.com online magazine outlet. BCTP is an environmental sustainability initiative aimed at reducing single  [ Read More ]

Bali Angels to Host Networking Event Featuring Artist Melina Delmar

Posted by BaliAngels on October - 11 - 2010

Bali Angels is launching a series of free social mixers to help connect community conscious people to others who share the same vision, and to provide a platform for organizations, artists, and local businesses to share details about their work. The first event, to be held on October 17th, at Villa Gaia, will spotlight the beautiful canvas art of international artist, Melina Delmar. Melina uses the technique of oil on  [ Read More ]

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