Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · In Love with Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

In Love with Bali

Australian Adele Baker Makes a Lasting Difference to Her Adopted Island.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/11/2004)

Nearly 30 years ago, Australian Adele Baker made her first visit to Bali. Since then, she lost count of how many times she's returned to the island.

Adele and Bali have managed to somehow "click." Travel warnings, travel bans and alluring holiday offers to other exotic holiday destinations couldn't budge Adele from regular visits to her favorite "home away from home" – Bali.

Thus, when the Bali Bombers struck on October 12, 2002, Adele refused to stand still and allow evil men who "loved to hate and hate to love" have the final word. Determined to make a difference, Adele cleared the decks and redoubled her long standing commitment to the people of Bali. In the two years that have passed she has tirelessly sought donations, organized concerts and other fund-raising events for a long list of relief projects in Bali.

To date, she's raised well over AUS$ 100,000 which have aided many projects, including the following:

• A food and livestock program for 2,000 Balinese families living in 5 villages. A project organized through the Bali Hati Foundation, Adele's work recently won her a letter of congratulations from Australia's Prime Minister, John Howard.

• Provided stationery packages comprised of books, pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, and pencil sharpeners for 1,000 local school children.

• Organized the supply of 12 computers for three Bali schools.

• Funded a well and water pump for a local village, eliminating a 10 kilometer walk for a bucket of water.

• Provided donations to the East Bali Poverty Project.

• Funded the purchase of 75 school desks for a school in Datah.

• Set up a scholarship program for destitute students. Funds provided by Sydney residents now provide scholarships for 50 children, with more scholarships promised in the future.

• Funded a new toilet facility for a school in Pejeng Kawan - 4 new white-tiled toilets complete with wash basins.

• Coordinated a donation from Sydney resident, John Angel, in memory of his daughter, Janet, who died of cancer at age 34, to construct a fishing cage and a refrigeration unit to assist local fisherman.

Is Adele finished with her Bali projects? Not by a long shot.

A recent meeting with this lady, who seems to have endless resources of personal energy, evoked stories of a "new Ubud Project" and her "MFK-Bali" program – an acronym for "money for kids in Bali" - a project intended to provide much needed school uniforms to local children.

Quick to humbly point out that "all she does is network with others to help Bali," Adele sings the praises of local hoteliers, Rotarians, local charitable foundations, airline officials and private citizens who are "always there" to support her many trips to Bali and non-stop program of fund-raising.

Interested in knowing more about Adele's work? Drop her an e-mail through the link provided.


More information: Adele Baker's E-mail

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Kiwi’s Keen on Bali
Air New Zealand Looking to More than Double Passenger Capacity Between Auckland and Bali in 2018
(7/23/2017)
Silhouettes that Break Cold Sweats
Bali Police Install Replica Police Cars on Road Sides to Reduce Traffic Violations
(7/23/2017)
An Unexplained Death
New Zealander Dies After a Night of Drinking at an East Bali Hotel
(7/23/2017)
The Belgium Who Fell From Above
Belgium Tourist Commits Suicide By Jumping from Villa North of Ubud
(7/24/2017)
No Shortage of Oranges
Bali’s Kintamani Orange Prices Drop to Record Lows
(7/23/2017)
Purposely Vague Recollections
Man Beaten By Transvestites and Left Naked in a Bali Field Released from Hospital
(7/23/2017)
Now Infamously Famous
Actor Jeremy Thomas to Have His Day in Court on Charges of Embezzlement and Fraud in Ubud Property Case
(7/23/2017)
A Young Life Gone Up in Smoke
Italian Facing a Dozen Years in Jail for Three Joints of 'Ajapa-japa'
(7/23/2017)
Pursuing Princesses
Princess Cruise Lines Lists Improvements Needed to Attract More Cruise Ship Visits to Indonesia
(7/23/2017)
Tropical Cancer Care
Bali Developing Cancer Treatment Center at Mangusada General Hospital
(7/23/2017)
Arshole Incarceration
Madurese Laborer Get 12-years for Smuggling Methamphetamines Concealed in his Anus
(7/23/2017)
Faulty Towers
Bali-based Resistance to “Bali-Crossing” High Voltage Line Grows
(7/23/2017)
All [News]!