Posts Categorized: Reports from the field

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… Read more »

By Chanelle Lauren Cox, EBPP Documentary Volunteer 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 images of suffering communities, EBPP programs,… Read more »

By Eliya Simantov, EBPP volunteer Music Programme Developer 24.12.11: We are extremely happy and proud to report on our talented students’ amazing performance at the Amankila Resort in Manggis, Candidasa, which took place just a few weeks ago on Christmas Eve. This is yet another dream of David Booth, EBPP’s… Read more »

By Lindsay Burns, EBPP Volunteer 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 the first local woman to actively help the villagers…. Read more »

By Lindsay Burns, EBPP Volunteer THE discovery of whole families left brain-damaged by their meagre diet led East Bali Poverty Project (EBPP) founder, David Booth, to seek international aid in 1999 – enabling EBPP to eventually initiate 27 hamlet-based health clinics, providing better access to health care for the 3,500… Read more »

By Lindsay Burns, EBPP Volunteer 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 was because it was so early… Read more »

By Lindsay White and Aaron Fishman – Volunteer Health Advisers 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 about first aid, but may have learned just as… Read more »