Posts Tagged: desa Ban

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 »

EBPP Health team teach the children correct hand washing at PlaygroupAll mothers in the community have not worried about their children’s health since EBPP started providing mother-baby posyandu (monthly health post) in 2003Amy Cardamone, EBPP Public Health Volunteer Playgroup specialist, joins the children in the “play and learn” playgroup programme

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 »

The dance develops into a thrilling interplay as one of the young dancers invites one of her classmates to join the performanceIMG_6133Darmaji School boys practicing the Genjek and Kecak performance at our Ban village headquarters, before the drive down to Candidasa

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 »

Kadek Indah doing IDD awareness programme to the communityxxxxxxxxIDD awareness

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 »

Goiter & cretinism-1DancingLittle girl sings

By Andres Rico, Stijn Segers and Vinu Narayanan: MBA Volunteers from Vlerick Management School, Belgium, August 2011 Little imagination seemed to be required to picture a celebration day like Indonesian Independence Day. Many years had passed and with these many celebrations in the valley between Mounts Agung and Abang in… Read more »

The night celebrations and felicitations to Komang Kurniawan’s (EBPP Chairman and Team Leader) birthdayMorning brief with David Booth, the EBPP Founder and TrusteeCeremony

  By Aris Harianto, EBPP Marketing & PR Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most serious diseases in Indonesia and the problem is that communities, such as those in mountainous East Bali, have little chance of getting it identified or treated due to their remoteness from government health centres and… Read more »

Tejo the “TB patient” is checked by the local healer (dukun) who explains that he cannot cure him and recommends he goes to PuskesmasEBPP TB awareness video launched in EBPP Cegi class room with a wonderful mural backgroundGovernment elementary school SD 3 Tianyar, 92 students

By Julita Mekaria, EBPP Secretary On Thursday, 30 June 2011, at 6.15 am, I went up to Daya with David Booth, Elia Simantov, (EBPP volunteer Music Teacher) and Aris Harianto (EBPP Marketing & PR) with 2 key objectives To prepare 2 of EBPP best young graduates, Wayan Lias [EBPP Cegi… Read more »

David Booth briefing EBPP high school children on opportunity choices for up-coming training courses30 June 2011 David Briefing EBPP soon to graduate students re-skills training in Bamboo CentreProof of the juice is in the tasting - Come on who's first!

By Eliya Simantov, EBPP volunteer Music Program Developer 27th March 2011: We are thrilled to tell you that the EBPP Music Team is currently participating in a very exciting training project, initiated by our good friend Raoul Wijffels and One Dollar for Music foundation [ODFM], further developing the close… Read more »

A participant share his skill to the others.Made Kari (one of EBPP music trainers) presented creation of  EBPP music team.Raoul introduce himself and gave  briefing before started to participants.

By Elia Simantov 8th February, 2011: After the initial visit to Ban of Ed Balma, Gusti and Bawa of the Drum Factory we were all very enthusiastic and full of anticipation towards their next visit. Soon after this first visit we were extremely happy to hear from Ed and Toca… Read more »

The most seasoned percussionist in EBPP concentrates and shows us what he can do with a Djembe drum.Back in our Ban Office, this student checks out our new Drum Factory made Cajon (a percussion instrument of Latin origin) in an " up close and personal" manner.Gusti and our students our having a great time as Gusti devotedly teaches them another useful percussion technique.

By Elia Simantov 28th November, 2010 – 20th January, 2011: On Thursday, 11th January, our good friend and brilliant musician Bambang Sri Handoko (aka Bang) joined us at the EBPP Jatituhu School for the introduction of the first batch of recorders to our students. The twenty new wind instruments were… Read more »

David shows his enthusiasm as he visits our exciting music class at the Jatituhu School.Bang and our music team are obviously having fun during the music class at Cegi School, while Yeny, our music program coordinator, monitors the proceedings.The five Jatituhu kids that came along to demonstrate their ability in Cegi are nervous and excited before they play “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” beautifully.