Posts Tagged: health

It’s Harder To Stomach Up Hill!

Me in the children’s school garden, tending  their organic vegetables

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, charts and philosophies. I have… Read more »

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: Kadek Indah, local health staff

Kadek Indah doing IDD awareness programme to the community

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. She admits her main motivation… Read more »

REPORTS FROM THE FIELD: EBPP Posyandu Programme (Monthly mother-infant health posts in all 19 remote hamlets)

Goiter & cretinism-1

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 families and a drastic decrease… Read more »

Teaching First Aid in the East Bali Wilderness

Aaron’s Wilderness First Aid training to enthusiastic EBPP staff in EBPP Ban office

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 much about traditional remedies and… Read more »